Vancouver’s Dr. Sun Yat-Sen garden was inspired by replica in MET Museum

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Did you know? The Dr. Sun Yat-Sen classical garden was inspired by the Astor Chinese Garden Court at the MET Museum in New York.

Astor Court opened in 1980 and members of the Sun Yat-Sen Society visited the permanent exhibition at the time in order to learn more about these gardens and get information on how to build a full-scale garden in Vancouver.

Learn more about the history of this special place in Vancouver here.


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