Wendao Garden: Hui-style buildings and collections
The complex of ancient Hui-style buildings at Wendao Garden [Photo from WeChat account shanghaitourism]
The picturesque landscapes found in Shanghai's ancient parks have long been seen as cultural jewels glimmering with the unique charm of the city's history.
In the northeast corner of the city, Wendao Garden features a perfect integration of Hui-style architectures and abundant artwork collections. Wandering through the garden, tourists can appreciate pleasant natural views fragrant flowers and tranquil waterways.
A distinctive complex of ancient Hui-style houses rests in the gardens southern area. Inspired from historic relics of Anhui province, the complex is infused with vigor and vitality in every beam, column and window lattice.
A drama stage, tea house, fish pond and its many ancient archways make Wendao Garden an ideal place to spend a cozy afternoon. A multitude of art collections are on display in the gardens western area, featuring grotesque stones, painting and calligraphy works and remains from the Three Gorges reservoir region dating back thousands of years.
Grotesque stone are displayed at Wendao Garden. [Photo/sina.com.cn]
No 2888 Panjing Road, Luodian town, Baoshan district
Take Metro line 7 from Meilan Lake Station and transfer to bus line No 81 or 93.
Hours of Operation: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Admission: 160 yuan. Tourists can enjoy a special online discount of 69 yuan.
For more information, please call 400-030-9090.
Remains from the Three Gorges reservoir region are displayed at the Wendao Garden. [Photo/sina.com.cn]