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Address: No.178 Northeast Road, Pingjiang District, Suzhou 215001, China
Phone Number: 0512-67510286
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Nice architecture and views

not all original but still very nice and authentic looking you have to visit this place if you are in Suzhou

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

I think this could be a nice garden to visit, but the crowds make it very difficult to enjoy. There are not many flowers to see, what you are going to see are the rock sculpture gardens. These are nice, but the place is full of Chinese tourists, and loud tour guides with their microphones so if you are looking... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

not all original but still very nice and authentic looking you have to visit this place if you are in Suzhou

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Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Obviously the garden is one of Suzhou's main attractions. The gardens are well preserved and taken care off but over the years the place has lost its tranquility and peace. These days too many tourists, mostly local Chinese, are flocking to the park to get a glimpse of its beauty, so it's often way too crowded to even walk around.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

Don't miss having tea in the garden and find a place where they would play love music. You will probably need to shed some dough to get them to play but it's well worth it. On the way out try to find in the shops people that make custom stamps. Best souvenir ever!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

The gardens are really pretty, although it was quite crowded on a weekend. Great for photography. The administration have really preserved the gardens well, and it was well kept and clean. However, there could have been more explanation of the artefacts in English.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 NEW via mobile

Really worth when you are aroynd Suzhou area. Beatiful scenic view around pond and good size so that not too tired nor board but big enough to enjoy here and there of the garden. Loverly moment having relaxed walking of Spring in China.

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Dollar, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

To get the peaceful feel of this garden go early in the day. We went in April and were very lucky to find the azaleas out so it was very colourful. It is only a small garden by chinese standards but worth a visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Since it's one of the highlights in Suzhou, it's almost a must see. We've visit the garden with a guide (english) and that's an absolute benefit, otherwise you'll miss out on a lot of historical 'facts'. Especially liked the bonsai parts, because I'm just into that. Only disadvantage is that's you got to share your visit with a lot of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

We got a great guide at the front for 100 yuan who had very clear English and a sense of humor. Best guide we had. The gardens were beautiful, and you could spend 3 hours there, but it was pretty crowded even on a weekday, and there were few places to sit and we found a refreshment stand only at... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

i visit this place today with my class fellows,, its a nice & peaceful place , but due to high no of tourists ,avoid to go there on weekends,,,,

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