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Address: No.218 Huyi Road, Nanxiang Town, Jiading District, Shanghai 201800, China
Phone Number: 021-59122225
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This is another good Chinese garden of Shanghai.Old well designed chinese garden well maitained.A good place to relax walk about and spend time.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 13, 2015
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569 reviews 569 reviews
328 attraction reviews
159 helpful votes 159 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 via mobile

This is another good Chinese garden of Shanghai.Old well designed chinese garden well maitained.A good place to relax walk about and spend time.

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Shanghai, China
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101 reviews 101 reviews
52 attraction reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We easily spent most of a day wandering throughout this beautiful garden and were rewarded by the peaceful surroundings and friendly locals. Even though packed with people, it is so large it never felt crowded or uncomfortable. A fantastic way to spend a beautiful day--I highly recommend it!

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los angeles
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

Guyi Garden is located near metro line 11, Nanxiang stop. You can take No. 2 bus across the street from the metro, get off at the next stop. When you return you can take either No. 1 or 2 bus and get off at the metro station which is the last stop. It is a 20 minutes walk if that... More 

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Shanghai, China
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

The Guyi Garden as many people are not aware is one of the oldest gardens in Shanghai.Very beautiful garden, small ponds definitely much calmer & less crowded then Yuyuan Garden. Located 21 Km from city Centre it is on the Metro Line 11 Nanxiang. Next to the Garden entrance there is a restaurant where they serve the best dumplings in... More 

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Collingwood, Australia
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174 reviews 174 reviews
30 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2012

i went on a very hot and humid weekend during the lotus exhibtion which was not a good idea as the crowd was massive. however, with intricate topiary, sculptures, varying sizes of ceramic pots – mini ponds adorned with assorted species of water lilies and giant lotus, ancient buildings, flowing weeping willows, curved stone bridges, winding streams and brooks, it... More 

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5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2012

Guyi Garden's origins dates back to the Tang Dynasty. This 10 hector enclave in the midst of Shanghai's Nanxiang Town area allows one to catch a glimpse of beauty and enjoy the tranquility of a traditional Chinese Garden. Guyi was razed during the Japanese occupation of China. The buildings and structure has been restored to its original designs as much... More 

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31 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2012

Enjoyed a few hours here. This is a classic Chinese garden. It i mostly used by local, and has very few non-Chinese people visiting. This park is more lovely than Yuyuan Gardens and is FAR less crowded. If you want to have a real Chinese experience in a lovely calm park, this is the one to go to.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2012

I imagine this garden was tranquil and beautiful in it's heyday. As is the case with most Chinese tourist attractions Guyi Garden has been renovated and restored to the point it has absolutely no link to the past it claims to be a relic of. You can hear the hum of the traffic in most parts of the small garden... More 

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