Building of the Medieval era
Cost 120 20xProduction5
Maintenance 1 20xGold5

Theology (Civ5) Theology

Specialists None
  • +25% GreatPeople5 Great People generation
  • City must border a source of fresh water

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Game InfoEdit

Bonus building. City must be built next to a River, a Lake, an Oasis, or Lake Victoria.

  • Common traits:
    • +25% GreatPeople5 Great People generation in this City.
    • +2 20xHappiness5 Happiness with Peace Gardens Religious Belief


The Garden increases the speed at which GreatPeople5 Great People are generated in the city by 25 percent. Build it whenever possible, but don't forget that the building will be useless if there is no Great People generation in the city! Assign some specialists for the purpose.

Civilopedia entryEdit

A garden is a place where plants are cultivated, either for food, shelter, or energy, or as locations for rest and recreation. The earliest known garden plan is Egyptian and dates back to 1400 BC, but virtually all cultures - ancient and modern - have created and celebrated their gardens. The Japanese have been creating subtle and beautiful gardens for most of their history. The Ryoan-ji Temple in Kyoto is famous for its Zen garden, which consists of some 15 rocks set on a bed of white gravel and surrounded by low walls. Although simple - austere, perhaps by some standards - the garden has inspired and moved people for centuries.