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Anji Bamboo Expo Garden
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 Anji Bamboo Expo Garden
Anji Bamboo Expo Garden
(ān jí zhú zǐ bó lǎn yuán 安吉竹子博览园) is located in Anjin County (ān jí xiàn 安吉县), Huzhou City (hú zhōu shì 湖州市), Zhejiang Province (zhè jiāng shěng 浙江省). Anji is nationwide famous for being the home of bamboo. The garden covers an area of 1200 mu, which is brimmed with more than 389 kinds of bamboos planted there. Wherever you go, what greets your eyes is the lush green. The garden is like a sea of bamboo, presenting numerous bamboos in front of you.

ZhufengzhandaoIn spring and summer, there are bamboo shoots on the ground, which are in different colors, black, purple, green, and piebald. In autumn and winter, tourists can appreciate the color and the shape of the bamboo. In the garden, there are some scenic spots which tell tourists about the legend and allusion of bamboo. For example, the thatch tells the story of Mengzong (孟宗), and the Zhufengzhandao (zhú fēng zhàn dào 竹峰栈道) will take tourists to the scene of the film Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (wò hǔ cáng lóng 卧虎藏龙).

Bamboo MuseumIn the garden, there is a Bamboo Museum (zhú zǐ bó wù guǎn 竹子博物馆). It is the top bamboo museum in China as well as in the world. The museum covers an area of 12000 square meters, which can be divided into 8 halls, each of which has its own function. In the museum, there exhibits the Riverside Scene at Qingming Festival (qīng míng shàng hé tú 清明上河图) and Orchid Pavilion (lán tíng xù 兰亭序) plaited by bamboo, Julong Bamboo (jù lóng zhú 巨龙竹) which is the biggest and thickest in the world, and the Guli Bamboo (gǔ lǐ zhú 古里竹) which is solid. In the museum, tourists will know many about the history and culture of bamboo in China.

Besides, there are colorful activities in the garden, such as the bird’s performance, fishing, and drinking tea in the bamboo grove, etc.

Bamboos
Thatch in the Bamboo
Bamboo Bridge

Anji Bamboo Expo Garden
Location: Anji County, Huzhou City, Zhejiang Province
Admission fee: RMB 60
Opening hours: 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Transportation: you can take minibus at the Anji Bus Station to get there

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 November 2009 15:40
 

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