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These wonderful orange lantern flowers just appeared in my garden hidden amongst the undergrowth

One of two Chinese lion sculptures presiding on the overpass leading into Crab Park at Portside in Vancouver.



[CX] Chinese Lantern 2017 @ Mainstore



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Lenox Protege Boot Dust (left) Large@TMD

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Tableau Vivant \\ JD hairpiece (sides) - [Catwa] Blonds @TMD

Tableau Vivant \\ JD hairpiece - [Catwa] Blonds@TMD

I stumbled on this gallery as I was photographing the Nan Lian Gardens. All the signage was in Chinese and there is a dearth of information on the net but the gallery’s purpose is visually apparent. The Chinese Timber Architecture Gallery shows, in miniature, how many of the buildings, in both the garden and the adjacent nunnery were constructed. The elaborate chocks, blocks and joins that hold the roof together, without the benefit of nails, is put on display. The designs are both elaborate and attractive. Impressed!

Beijing, China.

A chinese garden in Beijing.

It was like being inside a live impressionist painting.


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Place de la République, Paris


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I visited Sydney's Chinese garden recently. As it's in winter, trees lost a lot of leaves. This one is from the end of autumn. Full of leaves and sun coming through.


Chinese Garden of Friendship - Darling Harbour, Sydney NSW

I shot this dragon during Chinese New Year celebrations in Paris' Chinatown.

Chinese Garden of Friendship, Darling Harbour, Sydney (wiki)


It seems this is a nice exsample of big city's garden.

Contrast is quite spectacular. I'll turn it to public.


I shot this dragon during Chinese New Year celebrations in Paris' Chinatown.

Chinese Peak, Pocatello, Idaho


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wikipedia Junk (ship)


A junk is a Chinese sailboat design dating from ancient times and still in use today. Junks were developed during the Han Dynasty (206 BC–220 AD) and were used as ocean-going vessels as early as the 2nd century AD. They evolved in the later dynasties, and were built and used throughout Asia for extensive ocean voyages. They were found, and in lesser numbers are still found, throughout South-East Asia and India, but primarily in China, perhaps today most famously in Hong Kong. Also, found more broadly, is a growing number of modern recreational junk-rigged sailboats.


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Thanks everyone who like this ship. It will show at exhibition of:

2010 – 12nd Ani-Com & Games Hong Kong


After that...

This will be a part of the “Bricks Adventure 2011″

A exhibition will be held in January 2011 in Hong Kong.

I've been told these lovely, drooping blooms are Chinese Lanterns but they are quite different from the familiar.


Chinese rose bloomed on the window in my job.


Sunset in Kochi, Kerala with chinese fishnet providing beautiful backdrop, with mesemerizing reflection in forefround.


The Chinese lantern plant is basically a herbaceous perennial that can live up to an age of three years. This unique plant has some great qualities apart from its looks. It has the ability to withstand extremely low temperatures exceeding even more than -40C.


Ironically the Chinese lantern plant is not native to the country of China. It was first discovered in Japan. It gets its name from the unique fruit that it produces. The fruit is shaped like a balloon and has a papery texture. It is red in color and known as the calyx. In terms of its appearances it looks exactly like the Chinese lantern craftwork.


@Chinese Garden of Friendship in Darling Harbour, Sydney

Chinese ceramic ware shows a continuous development since the pre-dynastic periods, and is one of the most significant forms of Chinese art.

The Beijing National Aquatics Center, also officially known as the National Aquatics Center, and colloquially known as the Water Cube, is an aquatics center that was built alongside Beijing National Stadium in the Olympic Green for the swimming competitions of the 2008 Summer Olympics. Despite its nickname, the building is not an actual cube, but a cuboid (a rectangular box). After the Olympics, the building underwent a 200 million Yuan revamp to turn half of its interior into a water park.

Chinese Garden at the Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens. Inspired by the centuries-old Chinese tradition of private gardens designed for scholarly pursuits, Liu Fang Yuan, or the Garden of Flowing Fragrance, combines the scenic beauty of nature with the expressiveness of literature to give deeper meaning to the landscape. A walk through its paths enriches the mind and spirit alike. The Huntington—with its renowned collections of art, rare books, manuscripts, and plants—was founded on this same philosophy by Henry E. Huntington in 1919.


The garden’s name, Liu Fang Yuan, has both literal and symbolic meanings. The words liu fang, or “flowing fragrance,” refer to the scent of flowers and trees, including the pine, lotus, plum, and other native Chinese plants found here. The Chinese poet Cao Zhi (192–232) first used the words in his “Rhapsody on the Luo River Goddess” to describe how the fragrance of flowers trailed in the goddess’s wake as she walked among the scented flora. And liu fang echoes the name of famed Ming dynasty painter Li Liufang (1575–1629), known for his refined landscapes.



Common name: Chinese Lantern

Family: Malvaceae

Another picture from the chinese leopard, I've seen at Zoo Karlsruhe.

Chinese Bamboo Garden






........The structure was imported piece by piece from Shanghai, and then reconstructed by craftsmen from China. There are 200 dragons on the wooden and marble structure with a mixture of stunning gold, red, green and the Chinese Royal colour of yellow. The archway stands at 15m high, which makes it the largest Chinese Arch outside China.



The Chinese were the first to put water in a container of cut flowers. So, while the Chinese were arranging flowers aesthetically in a container, the rest of the world was braiding garlands, making wreaths and flinging petals.. Japan grasped the vision of combining cut flowers, water and containers from China with such enthusiasm and inspiration that different schools of flower arrangement art emerged with masters who created philosophies and, design principles sprang into existence. The Japanese culture expanded flower arrangement into a meditative practice, which had its roots in beliefs and philosophies. Flower arrangement as well in China as in Japan became an art form that inspired contemplation and transcended decorative and devotional functions


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One of biggest Chinese in Thailand

A profile view of a set of hand painted Chinese miniature dolls taken with a Canon 35mm f/2 lens. They were a gift from a relative who paid a visit to that country a few years ago. Type "L" for a better view.


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(Pescador Chinês - Pesca artesanal com Cormorão)

Guilin city - China


(Pescador Chinês - Pesca artesanal com Cormorão)

Guilin city - China

October 2013


(Pescador Chinês - Pesca artesanal com Cormorão)

Guilin city - China

October 2013

Rabbit sculptures Sydney australia

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A skeletal chinese lantern from last year with the seed within.

Taken in the park of the Summer Palace in Beijing, China.

I took this shot of people thanking members of their community during Chinese New Year celebrations in Paris' Chinatown.

Straight out of the camera, direct RAW conversion. I was trying out bulb shots during my recent visit to the Chinese Garden as the place wasn't as well-lit as usual. This piece was shot at around 150 seconds at f/16.





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Singapore Chinese Garden


Singapore Discovery Places -Chinese Garden Twin Pagoda


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