Nestled in the centre of the Montreal Botanical Garden in Quebec, Canada you will find the beautiful decorated Chinese Garden. A dream garden filled with unique Chinese pavilions that are encompassed by a lake and a selection of plants that were designed in the Chinese art style.Yearly, there is Magic of Lanterns Festival that takes place in the Chinese Garden where large Chinese lanterns float around the lake. At night, it is a spectacular sight throughout this garden when all the lanterns are illuminated and reflect off the surface of the water.When the Chinese Garden was being created, the Parks Board, the city of Shanghai and the Montreal Botanical Garden worked together as a team to have all the material shipped across the waters to Montreal, Quebec. After they arrived, many Chinese oriented people assembled the prize winning garden and the buildings that are on display.A Chinese Garden needs certain aspects to bring it together while emitting the proper harmony and this one at the Montreal Botanical Garden in Quebec, Canada has it all. Plants, waters, stones and architecture blended systematically together is how the ideal Chinese Garden dating back to the Ming Dynasty was and this is how it is portrayed here.Be sure to visit the Montreal Botanical Garden while visiting Quebec, Canada and stroll through the Chinese Garden. The Magic of Lanterns Festival is an exceptional time to be visiting, so be sure to check the dates before your trip to Quebec.Lanterns at the Chinese Garden during the Magic of Lanterns Festival at the Montreal Botanical Garden, Jardin Botanique de Montreal, Hochelaga-Maisonneuve, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/7.1, exposure time of 1/160 sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 34mm.
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