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The Lingering Garden — Prefect Borrowing of Sceneries

The Lingering Garden was built in 1593 by a retired official.

 

It is about 23,300 square meters large, in the perfect combination of ponds, stones, countryside views, and valuable architectures. 

 

It has abundant amazing sceneries within limited areas, and shows sophisticated technology of the utilization of spaces by the excellent design of openwork windows, portals, cloisters, etc.

 

Every step in this garden, people could see a different scene.

 

The excellent borrowing of scenery is an important skill in architectural history of China.