This attraction is The Lin Family Mansion and Garden in New Taipei city, one of the Four Great Gardens of Taiwan.
The Lin Family Mansion and Garden — along with the Tainan Wu Garden, Hsinchu Beiguo Garden, and Wufeng Lin Family Mansion and Garden — are collectively known as the Four Great Gardens of Taiwan. Yes! The attraction to be introduced this time is it. (See more Tainan Wu Garden, Hsinchu Beiguo Garden, and Wufeng Lin Family Mansion and Garden)
In 1847, the Lin family was a big landlord in northern Taiwan. They built a rent house, called “Bi Yi Guan” , for the convenience of collecting crop rent in Ban-Chiao. And the crop rent was rice. (See more Ban-Chiao)
Years later, the house was gradually expanded and became the Lin Family Mansion and Garden.
It now covers an area of about 20,000 square meters.
You can see various Chinese buildings in this garden. Such as, the tall building where people can enjoy the view, called “Lou” or “Ke“.
And the building called “Ting” is the most common one in the Chinese architecture.
You can also see the classic Chinese garden. Including elements of artificial mountain, arch bridge …
… and corridor. (See more Chinese architecture)
You can see various beautiful carvings and windows in this garden.
And, ponds for moderating air temperature and fire protection.
These will be divided into several topics to be introduced.
Let’s see the beautiful night of the Lin Family Mansion and Garden.
(See more the history of the Lin Family Mansion and Garden)