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Address: No.338 Liuyuan Road, Jinchang District, Suzhou 215004, China
Phone Number: 0512-65517340,0512-65579466
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A pretty, tranquil place in the late afternoon

I was working down the road and this place gets quite busy but you can manage to avoid the crowds and tour buses by going late in the afternoon. The first third of the garden is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

I was working down the road and this place gets quite busy but you can manage to avoid the crowds and tour buses by going late in the afternoon. The first third of the garden is possibly the nicest part - a lovely lake with small jagged rock formations. Make sure you spend more time here as the last part... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 301 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This garden was originally built about 800 years ago and was the inspiration for the gardens of Beijing’s Forbidden City and Summer Palace. At one time it had an eastern and a western garden. Today the western garden is part of a Buddhist temple, and only the eastern garden is open to the public. A high wall and a long... More 

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Tartu, Estonia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 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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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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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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Sydney, Australia
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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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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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Calgary, Canada
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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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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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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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