The Beauty of Friendship

Story Title: The Beauty of Friendship
Episode: Five
Broadcast Date: 31st March 2012
Presenter: Trevor Cochrane

Delving into the calm tranquility of The Chinese Garden of Friendship, Trevor shows you a piece of paradise in the middle of busy Sydney.

Facts about The Chinese Garden of Friendship

  • The water pavilion of the fragrant lotus is a beautiful place to get a full panoramic view of what the garden has to offer.
  • In ancient China the water pavilion is where all business dealings took place.
  • Golden carp are a stand out feature of the water pavilion.
  • The bamboo forest is a tranquil area of reflection. In ancient times poets, painters, scholars and artists would frequent the bamboo forests for inspiration.
  • After a day of exploring the gardens take some time out in the tea house to experience traditional Chinese tea and delicious Chinese delicacies.


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