The Chinese Garden

Chinese Garden. Photo: Ulla Hennig

Chinese Garden. Photo: Ulla Hennig

The Chinese Garden is a part of the “Gardens of the World” in Berlin-Marzahn. Berlin-Marzahn is a neighbourhood in Berlin with many multi-story buildings. These buildings were erected in the 60s of the 20th century, and many families moved there, leaving their flats in the old houses which were at that time in very poor conditions.

But when you enter the Chinese Garden you forget where you are–you can watch the lake, listen to the birds, have one or two cups of fresh green tea and just be. On the day I was there the colors were a perfect match: the blue of the sky and the lake, the red and white of the buildings, the gray-blackish color of the roofs and the green of the trees and the shrubs. A symphony of colors!

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About Ulla Hennig

I live and work in Berlin. Taking photos is one of my hobbies, and writing is one of my hobbies, too. So I decided not only to show some of my pictures here but also present some of the thought which came wth the pictures.

2 responses to “The Chinese Garden”

  1. Meryl Evans says :

    You’d love the Botanic Gardens in Fort Worth. A picturesque kind of place with different views to take in. I think you’d experience something similar to what you’re describing, Ulla. I love the garden’s tagline: “In any season, a sanctuary for the senses.”

  2. Ulla Hennig says :

    Thank you, Meryl, for giving me this hint. I’ve never been to the U.S., but there are so many interesting places to go to!

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