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The Classical Gardens of Suzhou

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Address: No.12 Gongyuan Road, Canglang District, Suzhou 215006, China
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The tour we had was BEYOND worth it. There are so many little details I wouldn't have known about without it, even as an art and history scholar. You need to see this!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

The tour we had was BEYOND worth it. There are so many little details I wouldn't have known about without it, even as an art and history scholar. You need to see this!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I went here a couple of years ago and I still compare other gardens across the world to the ones I saw in Suzhou. I suggest seeing the main one during off hours or a weekday to beat the crowd. During peak times, try and see all the little ones that are equally amazing and fantastic.

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Hartford, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Loved the beautiful gardens -lot's of photos opportunities and local areas nearby such as boat ride where you can actually see lot's of brides taking photos.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

This is a place that can absorb the crowds and still let you have an illusion of peace and quiet. Not to be missed so if you're staying in Shanghai, take the bullet train early in the morning and enjoy this awesome place.

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Springfield
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Could have spent all day exploring the gardens and buildings. Displays were very interesting especially the silk embroideries. We took taxi too and from.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Visited a few years back... Not your typical garden as it combines classical layout but with very distinctive rock features. It was both mysterious and peaceful at the same time. A serene place to spend a few hours in admiring the classical Chinese architecture of different structures and the plentiful covered walkways. A not to be missed attraction in Suzhou!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Visted here on a day tour from Shanghai. Great place to see what China was like many years ago. Very peaceful. Can combine it with a tour to the silk factory

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We visited the Humble Administrator's garden and the Garden of the Master of the nets. Both interesting, lots of water and fancy buildings as well as the trees and planting, just beautiful and very different from European gardens.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Lovely classic Chinese gardens with plenty of bonsai and water features. We visited on a rainy day and were glad to have lots of covered walkways.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This "attraction" should really be removed from the listing. It is misleading, as the individual gardens are also all listed. One may think (I did at first) that this is another actual garden, with address and everything. The gardens, sure, are great, but I am not sure this should be listed as an individual place to go.

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Address: No.12 Gongyuan Road, Canglang District, Suzhou 215006, China
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Jiangsu  >  Suzhou
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 12:00 am - 12:00 am

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