A courtyard that highlights the Chinese art of penjing – similar to Japanese bonsai – at Liu Fang Yuan in San Marino, California. Photo: The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens. A courtyard that highlights the Chinese art of penjing – similar to Japanese bonsai – at Liu Fang Yuan in San Marino, California. Photo: The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens.
A courtyard that highlights the Chinese art of penjing – similar to Japanese bonsai – at Liu Fang Yuan in San Marino, California. Photo: The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens.

This Chinese garden is a masterpiece of traditional architecture, zen spaces and China’s native flora – but it’s in California

  • The Huntington’s recently completed US$55 million reproduction of an ancient Suzhou garden is one of the largest outside China
  • Conceived and built over three decades, the project saw the best artisans from Suzhou hired to bring the garden to life

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A courtyard that highlights the Chinese art of penjing – similar to Japanese bonsai – at Liu Fang Yuan in San Marino, California. Photo: The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens. A courtyard that highlights the Chinese art of penjing – similar to Japanese bonsai – at Liu Fang Yuan in San Marino, California. Photo: The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens.
A courtyard that highlights the Chinese art of penjing – similar to Japanese bonsai – at Liu Fang Yuan in San Marino, California. Photo: The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens.
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