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Ouyuan Garden

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Aug 14, 2018
“One of many. Nothing great”
Apr 4, 2017
“East and west - yin and yang”
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No.7 Xiaoxing Alley, Cang Street, Pingjiang District, Suzhou 215001, China
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Reviewed August 14, 2018

Well we did our rounds of visiting various gardens, which is what this city is famous for. Though I must say that if you have seen one, its good enough, as they are fairly similar in nature. Also, avoid summers and weekends.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank PushExplore
Reviewed April 4, 2017

Everything here go in pairs like mandarin ducks - couples - like yin and yang! Lot of symbolism in this lovely little garden - perhaps not so known, but really a nice one. Worth studying the informations! and take the boat to Pingjiang lu -...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank RaijaAflatuni
Reviewed January 29, 2017

This is a smaller garden in Suzhou and it is not as crowded. It has all the elements of a wealthy person's home. There are 2 main garden areas with rocks and water. Some smaller gardens and paths connecting the house. At the end there...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Betty C
Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

The garden was supposed to be for the wives of the wealthy man in Suzhou, China. It is very artistic and calming...its good to bring kids to this place. And spend some time in the garden. At the end of the trip from the garden,...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank DanielMuljanto
Reviewed May 24, 2016

The Couple's Retreat or Ouyuan Garden consists of a large residential complex , with smaller houses built in the middle of the layout, with two gardens to the east and the west, respectively. On three sides it is surrounded by a canals on three sides...More

Date of experience: May 2016
3  Thank Roger K
Reviewed May 15, 2016

Having visited the Humble Administrator's and Lion Forest Gardens earlier in the day, I was somewhat Garden fatigued by the time I made it to the Ouyuan in the evening. The smaller scale of the garden and the smaller crowds revived me, and I spent...More

Date of experience: April 2016
3  Thank Manu J
Reviewed January 20, 2016

The "Couples Garden" is wonderful. It is the scale of a large home with grounds and feels like you could imagine living there. It's the sort of place that you look for the small details (be sure to look up as well as around!) rather...More

Date of experience: January 2016
2  Thank sbabones
Reviewed November 28, 2015

This garden is hard to find, down an alley off Xi Bei Street. I suggest you bring the tourist map supplied by the Information Centre opposite the Suzhou Museum, and show it to locals as you go. They are happy to direct you, even when...More

Date of experience: November 2015
2  Thank BostonGCC
Reviewed November 17, 2015

Much smaller and less crowded than the Humble Administrator's Garden. Like other reviews said, get here early to avoid the tour groups. The garden is much nicer when it is quiet and peaceful; the yelling tour groups disrupt the tranquility (and also make it very...More

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank Daniel C
Reviewed November 16, 2015

This Garden in Suzhou is nice and properly maintained. It’s not one of the biggest but you can a have a feeling of the old Chinese way of life. I’ve enjoyed this attraction and it allows to go the canals and the old city of...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank fneritexeira
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