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Liu Lingering Garden

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Address: No.338 Liuyuan Road, Jinchang District, Suzhou 215004, China
Phone Number: 0512-65517340,0512-65579466
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Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 6:00 pm

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Calm and Peaceful

The gardens were just as I imagined, lots of little nooks and crannies. There were some amazing Bonsai trees, different elevations, and just so much to look at everywhere. Pick up... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
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Boston
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The gardens were just as I imagined, lots of little nooks and crannies. There were some amazing Bonsai trees, different elevations, and just so much to look at everywhere. Pick up the free map at the entrance because they sometimes run out in the racks inside, and that way you won't miss any hidden corners. We sat under an arbor... More 

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Xi'an, China
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28 reviews 28 reviews
27 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Considered the number four most well-preserved garden in China. Very nice, but not much different from the others in Suzhou, but you might as well see all of them. Easy to get to. Tourist bus #1 stops right in front of it. Bus #1 does an easy to follow loop around the city and stops in front of all the... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

If you would like to see and experience a traditional chinese garden then Liu Garden is a good choice. Despite having lot of visitors, coming from a city i feel the pace slowing down immediately upon entering the garden. It was a serene experience with lots of plants, trees, floral and bonsai. Children may be bored here though. Generally a... More 

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Maplewood, New Jersey
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125 reviews 125 reviews
42 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Housing the rich and politically connected people to the emperor of China, the Lingering garden is one such example of social status during such times. The garden is very tranquil with stone gardens, a small pond, ancient Chinese architectures and a nice bonsai collection. You can take some amazing photos there to remember your trip to China. Its a must... More 

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Australia
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181 reviews 181 reviews
72 attraction reviews
349 helpful votes 349 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Not too large, not too small, the lingering Garden incorporates all aspects of a traditional (and older) Chinese garden; water bodies, rock formations, bamboo grove, a bonsai collection, nice walking paths (both open and covered), secluded spots for a bit of contemplation and classical architecture, and much more. In addition, there are demonstrations of traditional Chinese music and instruments at... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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55 reviews 55 reviews
20 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

The Liu Lingering Garden has a typical romantic setting that leaves one believing you are in Venice. A smaller garden as compared to others in Suzhou but absolutely beautiful. More than ample great photo opportunities and you cannot forget that you are in China!

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Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
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64 reviews 64 reviews
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Great scenery place with stones and garden. Beautiful to have pictures here. This place near to humble administrator's garden. outside street, a lot of souvenirs to shop.

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Rishon Lezion, Israel
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137 reviews 137 reviews
120 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

This seemingly small garden has a lot to see so allow plenty of time. Beautiful greenery, a pond, buildings, a stone garden, and Chinese bonsai! Don't miss it if visiting Suzhou.

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Ariss
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Definitely worth the visit. The gardens, the stone structures, bonsai are something every one will enjoy

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melbourne
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

What a lovely place to visit. There were a lot of people, but so much to see. Some traditional music, bonsai, artist all around and beautiful walkways

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