Built in the classic southern Chinese style, Jichang
Garden is located in the eastern foothills of Huishan Mountain.
Constructed between 1506-1521, the garden only occupies 1 hectare
of land but seems larger and is well integrated into the surrounding
landscape due to the ingenuity of its designer.
Qing emperor Qianlong (1736-1795), was so impressed
by this garden that he ordered a replica, the Garden of Harmonious
Interest, to be built in the Summer Palace in Beijing. A lovely
teahouse Jiashu, built during the Tang dynasty (618-907AD) overlooks