Introducing Baomo Garden
Baomo Garden, built in the late Qing Dynasty and early Republic of China period, then destroyed in the 1950s, resurrected in 1995 with four phases of construction and now covers a total area of about 100, 000 square meters. The Baomo Garden is a large garden of Lingnan style of antiqueness and elegance featuring palace culture of Qing Dynasty, Lingnan gardening, Lingnan ancient architecture, marks of Pearl River delta as well as art collections belonging to ancient and modern times.
Baomo Garden Fast Facts
• Chinese Name: Baomoyuan 宝墨园
• Best Time to Visit: March to November
• Recommended Visiting Hours: About 1 to 2 hours
• Things to Do: Photography, Architecture, Plants
• Opening Hours: 08:30-17:30
• Entrance Fee: ¥54
• Address: Zini Village, Shawan Town, Panyu District, Guangzhou, Guangdong Province
What to expect at Baomo Garden
Baomo Garden, located in Zini Village of Fanyu District, covers an area of 5,000 square meters and combines Bao Zheng Culture, ancient architectural art, and Lingnan Garden in one. There are also many lime carvings, stone carvings, pottery sculptures, padauk carvings, and traditional palace lanterns in Baomo Garden.
The main sights in the Baomo Garden include Zhiben Hall, Baomo Hall, Qingxin Pavilion, Yanglian Bridge, Zidong Boat, Longtu House, Qianxiang Corridor and Flavor Food Street. Baomo Garden was awarded “4A tourist attraction of state-level” in 2002 and one of the “one hundred branded tourist attractions of Chinese counties or cities” in 2007.
How to get to Baomo Garden
• Take a direct bus from Guangzhou Bus Station to the garden.
• Take Metro Line 3 and get off at Shiqiao Station. Then take Bus Pan 12 or 67 to the garden.
Additional travel advice on Baomo Garden
• Tourists can visit the Nanyue Garden next to Baomo Garden, which is considered as a sister park of Baomo Garden.
• Traditional performances like lion dance are held in the garden on public holidays.