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Address: No.23 Yuanlin Road, Pingjiang District, Suzhou 215001, China
Phone Number: 0512-67272428,0512-67278316
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lion!!!!!!!!

lovely forest ....had much fun friends ....good time over there... visit for once... its good for neture lover

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 3, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

lovely forest ....had much fun friends ....good time over there... visit for once... its good for neture lover

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Suzhou Jiangsu China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

This garden is so unique! It is made up of rockeries that you can climb all over, however there are few safety rails, so watch out if you have smaller children. This is an amazing attraction if you want to see an alternative to the classical gardens in Suzhou.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Seeing as Suzhou is nothing but one big garden, this place offers a slightly different take than all the others which are fairly the same. If you go at late afternoon, the light on the rocks make for some really dynamic views/photos.

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Suzhou, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

It is about 1 hectare, so not too big if you want a quick garden tour. Some lovely water and stone features. Best to go in autumn for the leaves.

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Xi'an, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Best to go early, as this garden if full of narrow, winding paths through rock formations. Unexpected garden. Not very big, near the humble garden. Worth the visit. 45 RMB. Tour bus #1 from north exit Suzhou Railway station, board on same side as the railway station. 10 minutes, f5-6 stops, get off at suzhou museum. Easy.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

The name is not appealing but the surprises are beyond the entrance. It's like a museum featuring a home of the wealthy with well preserved furniture and building. The floor has been paved with modern tiles. The elaborate rock garden is a delight to walk through. Every angle is a beautiful picture within the garden. If you are going on... More 

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Suzhou, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This garden is quite amazing, that's why they called it Lion forest garden or Lion groove garden it's because the rock shapes are look alike lion. And rock are as strong as Lion as well because if you are not careful you will hit your head on the hard rock and you know the feeling, yet there is maze in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Look out for the main hall details where how the male and female are differentiated in every aspect of the construction. (Listen to the audio guide if you don't engage a tour guide, otherwise you could have missed this out). From the beam to the columns, design of the tables and chairs, the front and back portion etc. Very interesting.... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Definitely a unique traditional Chinese Garden. It is totally worth spend 2-3 hours explore the details of this garden. The combination and layout of Lion Forest Garden are amazing. One of the great places in Suzhou.

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Madison, WI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Guess we got lucky, as the Garden was not at all crowded. Beautiful day, beautiful garden. Even got "lost" in the rock garden...could see our way out but could not get there from here. Kids would LOVE IT!

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