moon gate

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moon gate

A circular opening in a wall, in traditional Chinese architecture.
See also: Gate

moon gate

In traditional Chinese architecture, a circular opening that provides a passageway through a wall.
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Expert tip: It is said that a moon gate brings good luck to all who pass through - so maybe put a wishing well nearby.
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Each area should be linked by a series of paths, which could simply be stepping stones, and sealed off with moon gates that hold a beautiful view, archways which create scented corridors or trellis screens that give a peep show of the planting beyond.