forbidden gardens

Lucky Land Offers a Serene Exhibition of Asian Culture and Art in Houston

June 14, 2022 | By Anthony Head

Just inside the bright red and yellow entryway arch of Lucky Land in Houston, traditional Asian music plays softly, providing a gentle backdrop to the rustling of trees and bamboo stalks and water splashing in an immense koi pond.

Forbidden Gardens

December 31, 2009 | By Sheila Scarborough

To get a sense of the scope and grandeur of the 180-acre Forbidden City in Beijing or the 8,000-plus Terra Cotta Warriors standing ready in their burial pits in Xi’an, you can either spend a lot of time on an airplane—paying $6 for a bland ham sandwich and worrying about deep vein thrombosis—or you can drive to Katy and visit the 40-acre Forbidden Gardens.

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