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OLD CHESTNUT TREE GARDEN

1 month ago   |   By Urban Sketchers

A weekend visit to the Chestnut Garden of Bohai Town in Huairou District north of the city. This is a very special garden perserved and open to the publis free of charge. Its' main attractions are the 33 old chestnut trees that survive from the Ming and Qing dynasties. The oldest chestnut tree is 890 years old and the youngest are between 300 to 500 years old. Every years the village held the chestnut festival to harvest and sells the chestnuts from these old trees. The money collected are use to perserve and maintain the garden. The following descriptions are from the many information...
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