In the center of Weifang
, Shandong, there is a garden in the Ming and Qing Dynasties. The area is not large. It is named Shiyan Garden, which means that it is only as large as ten seesaws. The owner of the garden is Ding Shanbao, the richest man in the county of Qing Dynasty, and is therefore also known as the "Ding Jia Garden." The garden of Shiyan Garden is connected with a large piece of Ming and Qing Dynasties in the Ming and Qing Dynasties, reflecting the culture and customs of the Wei and Ming Dynasties. The city of
Weifang was called Jixian in the Qing Dynasty. At that time, it was famous for its developed handicraft industry. It has the reputation of Southern Suzhou and Beijiao County. Zheng Banqiao, one of the eight strangers in Yangzhou, once wrote a poem in Qixian County. He wrote such a poem, "There are no lights in the three, and the city is full of flowers. The foreign songs are outside the clouds. "
quaint courtyard, the houses are mostly built with blue bricks. They have the rigorous and regular architectural style of the northern region. The alleys divide the courtyard into several courtyards.
is located at the intersection of north and south, reaching Beijing and Tianjin to the north and Suhang to the south. The style of the garden is also a combination of north and south, small and exquisite.
Shiyanyuan was originally the home of Langzhong Hubangzuo in the Jiajing period of the Ming Dynasty. Zheng Banqiao lived here and Kang Youwei lived. In the eleventh year of the Guangxu reign of Qing Dynasty (AD 1885), Shiyanyuan was purchased by the richest man in Dingshan County, Ding Shanbao, as a private school, and was repaired. It has today's scale.