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Address: No.338 Liuyuan Road, Jinchang District, Suzhou 215004, China
Phone Number: 0512-65517340,0512-65579466
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SOmewhere between Administrator and Lion

Another beautiful classical garden, less spacious than the Humble Ambassadors', but way larger than the Lion Forest. Not as rock-focused as the latter, but interestingly laid out... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 15, 2015
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Another beautiful classical garden, less spacious than the Humble Ambassadors', but way larger than the Lion Forest. Not as rock-focused as the latter, but interestingly laid out and well kept (partly in maintenance in June 2015, though). Winding pathways and long corridors are plentiful. Not much less crowded, as even on weekday morning, large groups appeared starting from 9-10 .a.m.... More 

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Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

The lingering gardens are very nice, all sorts of rockformations are part of this garden, water ofcourse and lots of bonsai trees. You can have some nice cappucino while enjoying the bonsais.

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Suzhou, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Of the many beautiful gardens Suzhou has to offer, Liu Yuan or The Lingering Garden is by far the best. It is smaller than the others, making it easier to maintain (which the staff does very well). The walls are designed with "windows" to allow the lingerer to peek through any hole in a wall and see post-card-worthy views. There... More 

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Beijing, China
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I love the structure of this garden, the pond and fake moutain makes the small space look bigger and winding path is of great interests. Make sure you cover the bonsai garden in the back!

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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

The gardens in China might be similar but each has its uniqueness. Lingering Garden has 3 themes - Pavilion with pond, housing & Bonsai. I personally enjoy the Bonsai section the most. Crowded over weekend.

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Telford, England, United Kingdom
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57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Anyone who has been to China knows that it's gardens are many and well looked after. This is no different and was very enjoyable but wasn't the best one I visited. The themes throughout the gardens are very similar although each one has a slightly different way of achieving this. Worth a visit but if you can only fit one... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Classical Chinese garden with Bonsai trees & pagodas. Was once the private garden of a very wealthy official & now public garden.

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Surrey, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We have been touring China for over two weeks. We have seen many sites that we have dreamed of seeing. This is one that we did not know about, but we absolutely loved and we hope to see again. Our guide explained that it is called The Lingering Garden because your soul will remain here because it is so beautiful... More 

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el cerrito, california
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

This is another famous classical garden in Suzhou. The Chinese word Liu means “stay”, so this is a garden to stay and to linger in. It is another garden in Suzhou recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The garden was built during the reign of Emperor Jia Jing (1522-1566) of the Ming Dynasty. It fell in disrepair during WWII... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

In a large city of Suzhou you can find ancient and historic treasures like the Lingering gardens. Set amongst a warren of old chinese buildings and corridors are landscaped gardens and ponds that all have a story behind them. Walk around and thru this beautiful place. There are Tea houses and souvenier shop set in the old beautiful buildings. It... More 

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Address: Address: No.338 Liuyuan Road, Jinchang District, Suzhou 215004, China
Phone Number: 0512-65517340,0512-65579466
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Jiangsu  >  Suzhou
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
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