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The Classical Gardens of Suzhou

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Address: NO. 12 Gongyuan Road, Suzhou 215006, China
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Phone Number: 86512962015
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Suzhou Day Tour: Lion Grove Garden and Pingjiang Road with Canal Boat Ride

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A good place for travellers to take photos

A good place for travellers to take photos. There are rocks that are irregular in shapes. I like to sit or hide in the rocks to take creative photos there.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
kennethyha
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Sibu, Malaysia
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New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

You may want to stroll through them in an idle afternoon, provided that you don't have to actually pay for entry. The reality is otherwise! There is a moderate entrance fee, the place is crowded and too touristy. Visiting the Watertown is a better idea.

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Sibu, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A good place for travellers to take photos. There are rocks that are irregular in shapes. I like to sit or hide in the rocks to take creative photos there.

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Çouple's Retreat Garden or also known as Ou Yuan is a tranquil place with couuryards, pond and beautiful landscaped rock garden, beautiful ancient trees and flowersThe Couple's Retreat Garden is divided in 3 sections - Eastern Garden, Middle Mansion and Western Garden. The Garden is surrounded on three sides by a canal. You can take a short row boat... More 

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Malta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A must visit if you are in this part of the world. Actually, these could be the reason for you to be here!

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Warsaw, Poland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Must see in Suzhou. Wonderful composition of the garden. Concept of diffrent parts for each season of the year makes visit very enjoyable. Highly recommended.

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Athens, Greece
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The gardens are undoubtfully beautiful and sirene but how can one really enjoy them and become one with nature if there are hundreds of people around shouting, playing and not respecting the others?

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Thank Nikolas59
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a worst place I visited recently entry was 80 yuan its highly rated here... Nothing much to see ... Hangzhou is far better ...

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Thank Puja M
Ontario, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The classical gardens was so great place with all kinds of Chinese old buildings,like old pavilion,living rooms,unique rocks...I've never seen that before,very historical garden.

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Nuuk, Greenland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well worth a visit even if you have been to many other Chinese gardens, this place really is quite stunishing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I think one of the best think when you come to Suzhou for weekend, one of the must go places are gardens

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