Legend has it that “Bonsai” come from China long time ago as trees in small pots use as herbal medicine for illness treatment. Chinese herbs always make the very important drole in traditionnal Chinese medicine, so they always were shaped into miniature trees.
It was about 13rd century the Chinese civilization influenzed to Japan including trees in pots. It was the Japanese,who perfected the art of growing miniature trees and gave the word “BonSai” . “ BON “ means POT and “SAI” means TREE.
Viet nam BonSai has been also developped following Zen Buddhist principal way : the Harmony between Man and Nature.
After 1975 BonSai VietNam has been grown up in number, but cannot compare to the other huge Bonsai countries as China and Japan… The gardens are still small, but Bonsai Art in VietNam have our own native, cultural colour.
This tour provide you expecially the principal view of some BonSai Gardens in VietNam,you will enjoy the sense of creativity of our artists shaping determination to Bonsai, making them growing up more like natural trees, except size.
You are warmest welcomed.
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