Must-see Gardens: Yuehui Park

Dongguan, China
By GreaterGo Editor
24 May 2024

Must-see Gardens: Yuehui Park

Yuehui Park, located in Dongguan City, Guangdong Province, in the lower reaches of the South East River tributaries of the water network,  is a must-see attraction in Dongguan because it features every characteristic of Lingnan gardens. In just one garden, you can find 108 attraction spots. If you carefully observe every art element there, you will be able to have a visual feast of the Lingnan garden design. If you do not have sufficient time, you can have a walk in the Fanwen Hall to view the essence of antique Lingnan halls. In Nanwen Hall, you can watch traditional Cantonese opera – it is like dating back to ancient China. 

Yuehui Garden has an exquisite layout, combining the traditional art of Lingnan gardens with modern aesthetics in one garden. The 108 garden attractions such as pavilions, pavilions, water pavilions, corridors, stone bridges, rockeries, etc. contain the elegant and chic Lingnan ancient architectural style, and are hidden in the verdant ancient trees, with secluded and quiet paths, and different scenery at every step. A small river flows in the garden, linking all the attractions in the garden, the water turns with the garden, the garden is alive because of the water. The courtyard is deep, with lotus winds and willows hanging gently, which is very much in the far-reaching mood of Tang and Song poems. In the garden, the natural water of Dongjiang River is attracted, and the water area of rivers, lakes, streams and valleys is more than 240 acres, accounting for about 30 per cent of the total area, and the blue waves are rippling, and it is extremely soft and gentle.

Taking a walk in the Wuyuan Square and Poetry Gallery brings you to the world of traditional poetry and literature. The flowing water under the Guishui Bridge is imported from Dong River. On the bridge, you can see lotus flowers and swimming fish. The visit to Yuehui Park introduces you to the tranquil charm of Lingnan.


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