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Lotus Garden in Lin Family’s Old House(林家古厝)

Traveler rating:4 3 Reviews

Updated:2018-10-31

Posted Date:2008-12-10

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Before entering the Lotus Garden in Lin family’s old house, which located in Dajue Village of Guanyin County, the first sight is a straw tied with gourd nose which is a masterpiece of the Garden owner, Lin Jintang. All the old cows, dolls and bamboo irrigation water takers are all made by the Garden owner. The size of the Garden is almost 1 hectare, including lotus fields, rest area, sheds for melons, and the old house for admiring and selling lotus related products. During the flower season from June to October, there are fun flowers and wild ginger flowers as well for sightseeing.
Lin family old house leisure farm is an old architecture for more than 100 years with four nursing dragon ancient objects which attract people to be there. Follow the fragrance of lotus, the trail with wine jars, the red brick arches, green straw dolls swim in the air which shows a society of simple countryside in early 20century. The descendants of Lin family dedicate to maintain the ancient monuments for people to recognize the beauty of old house. They made the house as a country culture hall, and introduce the historical artifacts to visitors by professional guide which is recreational and meaningful.
There’s shopping store in the Garden, people can buy some delicious dessert, such as lotus ice cream, lotus tea, sun flower ice cream, lotus seeds cake, houseleek jelly and lotus seeds jelly…etc. Besides, there’s a pond in the Garden full of lotus blossom and ducks, people can enjoy the rural leisure by tasting lotus ice cream and watching a flock of swimming ducks in the rest area. Beside the rest area, there are sheds for planting pumpkins, grapes and sponge cucumbers. To go further, there’s the big lotus field more than 30,000 square meters. As for the old house, it’s a Minnan-style courtyard dwelling for over 100 years, all the ancient furniture and farm tools in the house represent the old farm life. The ecology and usage of the lotus shows the simplicity of country area. Suggest to buy some fresh lotus seeds, fragrant lotus tea, lotus root and lotus root powder before leaving, they are nice to try or give to people as a gift.

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  • alberth2X

    台灣台北

    Traveler type:

    好友出遊

    環境整理非常漂亮

    Traveler rating:4 2018-08

    內部環境整理的非常好!如果一群朋友來此,可以在這聊天、閒晃待上很長一段時間,如果有小朋友,也有很多地方可以晃讓小朋友打發時間!
  • Boi0228

    台灣台北

    Traveler type:

    家庭式

    多元的休閒地點

    Traveler rating:4 2018-08

    旁邊是林家古厝可以參觀,蓮園內要收入園費可抵抵銷,有甜點飲料,餐廳內價格雖不低,但餐點算很精緻,有蓮花可以觀賞,小孩可以餵魚鴨,也有一些遊樂器材與草坪
  • Escape666852

    Traveler type:

    單獨旅遊

    適合家庭聚會

    Traveler rating:4 2016-09

    有停車場可以停.蓮花池一大片看不完.可以餵魚.有一大片草園.三合院看到很多都是古早人時代留下來的.都沒看過
  • Connector807976

    Traveler type:

    家庭式

    適合家庭、工商烤肉控窯辦活動的場所!

    Traveler rating:4 2016-04

    可容納300人以上,園區後方還有一塊草地可以讓小孩奔跑和騎越野車(投幣式),另一邊也有兒童設施可以讓3歲以上的小朋友攀爬玩滑梯等,還有水池可觀賞魚;有附停車場!

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