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The 8th China International Garden Expo Opened in Chongqing

Date: 2011.11.21 Editor: Evelyn Shi

On November 19, the 8th China International Garden Expo was opened in Chongqing Garden Expo Park, New North Zone of Southwest China’s Chongqing Municipality. The Garden Expo is themed by “Better Garden, Better City”, and the goal is to guide the society to have a pursuit of harmonious living environment. The Chongqing Garden Expo will be held until next April, which provides all the participants a platform for sharing resources, exchanges and cooperation.


Co-hosted by the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development and Chongqing Municipal government, the nearly three-billion-yuan (about $470 million) Expo Garden covers an area of 220 hectares, boasts more than 40 landscape architectures, 127 garden exhibition areas and 26 tourist attractions.


The Chongqing Garden Expo covers garden floral, natural ecology, leisure tourism, cultural and art, business and trade exchanges. The Chongqing Garden Expo is also characterized different styles of Chinese gardens, which demonstrates China’s main garden styles and the historic and cultural features.


Chongqing is the inland opening highland, a transportation hub, and an important modern manufacturing base in China.