Guangzhou Baomo Garden built at the end of the Qing Dynasty, Baomo Garden is situated in Zini village near Shawan town ,Panyu District of Guangzhou and it's a fine example of Lingnan architecture. Once inside, you'll find buildings, gardens, hills, lakes and bridges – a place where manmade art sits among nature's art in the form of sculptures and edifices which boast intricate clay, porcelain, brick, wood and stone carving. Don't miss the beautifully displayed rose or orchid garden. But these are not the only things on which to feast your eyes, as Baomo also has a restaurant within it. Here you can sample delicious Shawan ginger milk custard along with a number of other local dishes.
Baomo Garden consists of the culture of an upright official-Baozheng, ancient buildings in South China, traditional gardening arts of South China, and waterside scenery in the Pearl River Delta. The buildings, the gardens, the hills, the water and the bridges are distributed reasonably and naturally, and they make all the grand sights.
The stone archways at the entrance are an imitation of ancient buildings. It is a wonderful workmanship that looks grand and lofty. In the garden, there are numerous pottery carvings, porcelain carvings, brick carvings, clay carvings, stone carvings and woodcarvings. Among them there are the porcelain sculpture "Riverside Scene of Singing Festival" which has been listed in the Guinness Book of Records and the large refined artistic brick sculpture "Wall of Blooming Flowers With Singing Birds". The gallery in the Litchi Island is resplendent and magnificent.
There is splendid water scenery inside the verdant Panyu Bao Mo Garden. Li Jing Bay, Qing Ping Lake, and Bao Mo Lake respectively run through a one-thousand-meter river. The water here is as clear as a mirror, running in a trickle. There are more than 30 stone bridges crossing these charming rivers and lakes. You can find yourself on a cockayne as the Penglai Fairy Island when you take a gaily-decorated pleasure boat on the lake. The surface of the water is rippling and the trees surrounding the lake are swaying in the breeze. Millions of carps swimming and chasing each other in water and it seems like red waves were rippling. What's more, there is a paradise for children at Zi Zhu Stream of Zi Zhu Garden. Children can have great pleasure dabbling their hands in the stream and watching carps there.
|Ticket Price :|
CNY 27 for children from 1.2-1.5m (3.9-4.9ft);
Free for children under 1.2m.
|Open Hour :|
|08:30 to 17:30 (ticketing ends at 17:00)|
|Zini Village, Panyu District,Guangzhou|
|How to get to the Baomo Garden|
|Baomo Garden is in Panyu District, a bit far from Guangzhou City Center, so you need to take Guangzhou Metro Line 3 , get off at Shiqiao Metro Station , Exit C, then walk to the Baiyue Plaza (百越广场） Bus Stop , Take Bus No 12 to reach the Baomo Garden , about 30-40 minutes from Baiyue Plaza to Baomo Garden, Taxi would be about 60-80 Yuan from Shiqiao Metro Station to Baomo Garden (Guangzhou Metro Map)|