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Panmen Gate

No.1 East Street, Canglang District, Suzhou 215002, China
+86 512 6526 0004
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No.1 East Street, Canglang District, Suzhou 215002, China
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"ancient walls"
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"canal"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had crossed the famous Panmen Gate once we were driving around the city. Its a sight you cannot miss, but not a lot you can do while being driven around.

Thank PushExplore
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Reviewed April 10, 2018

Pan Men is part of the ancient city wall and was the river gate to the city. It has been tastefully restored can be visited free of charge (outside) you can walk along the old city wall, see the canal and sometimes there are people...More

Thank David G
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Reviewed December 4, 2017 via mobile

I spend an hour or so there this afternoon strolling through the gardens absorbing the historical feelings of the place. Seeing the pagoda, the land and sea gates on a nice day is very enjoyable

Thank Bob C
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Reviewed November 20, 2017

After visiting the Tongli Water Village we went to Suzhou for a very nice lunch and to see the last remaining piece of the city wall the only gate that is left and the moot defence system . There is lots to see in this...More

2  Thank Anthony F
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Reviewed November 16, 2017

The Pan Men gate area of Suzhou is outstanding. Even if you can't get enough of the traditional gardens of this town, you should make a visit here part of your exploration. Access is relatively easy - get off at Nanmen station on the blue...More

3  Thank Ron B
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Reviewed October 18, 2017

Big park with a lot of green space, small water falls, ancient walls and stone caves Suitable for families with small kids Not a lot places to eat in, so if you really hungry bring food with you have some gift shops

Thank Romhulio
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Reviewed September 20, 2017

As soon as you've paid your RMB40 to enter the park, you're greeted by another RMB6 to visit the pagoda just inside the gate. Don't bother. You can walk up some very, very tiny stairs to the 5th floor, but the view isn't very impressive...More

1  Thank Jarko2015
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Reviewed September 11, 2017

This makes for a stunning entrance way to the lovely Panmen Gardens, which encompass many historic features. Worth a visit.

Thank Rick M
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Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

Visit early to avoid the midday sun. Nice pagoda and landscaped gardens / pools. In addition there is also a temple dedicated to Wu Zixu. A court official - military. His image is in the temple and symbolic weapons. Nice for a walk around -...More

1  Thank Nigel G
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Reviewed May 16, 2017 via mobile

Free entry if you stay at Pan Pacific hotel through back gate! Excellent, peaceful garden well worth a visit. At South Gate to garden sits the Panmen water and land gates in a stretch of the old city walls. Much quieter to visit than other...More

1  Thank GastrodontUK
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