25 May '15, 5pm

This old cock fighting ring went from something ugly to something beautiful.

There is symbolism in the design, also, as the circular lines and elements of water and stone bring about peaceful meditation and a reverent memorial to the lives lost. The yin and yang symbols are represented as “the equilibrium” of the space and, at night, the gardens become even more stunning when softly illuminated. The entire atmosphere so starkly contrasts the history of violence that it surely has provided a certain green, vibrant rebirth to the area.

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