We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Sponsored by:
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Xiyuan Lane NO. 18 Liuyuan Road, Suzhou 215008, China
Name/address in local language
Phone Number: 0512-65349825
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Open now
See all hours
Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Book In Advance
More Info
and up
Private Day Tour of Suzhou and Tongli Water Town from Shanghai
Why book on Viator?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 37 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 3
  • 3
    Very good
  • 1
  • 0
  • 0
Wonderful experience

I always love going in and around temples the older the better. The hand painted artwork and bonsai trees are wonderful

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed March 28, 2016
Hev G
Add Photo Write a Review

37 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 7: English reviews
Level Contributor
8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 28, 2016

I always love going in and around temples the older the better. The hand painted artwork and bonsai trees are wonderful

Thank Hev G
South Shore, MA
Level Contributor
59 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2015

We went there during the weekday avoiding a lot of crowds. We saw a lot of Buddhas. This is a place where you should find your inner-peace. We particularly like the pond in the back where my little one met many turtles, birds, and giant fishes in a very close range. I also spent some time in the gift shop... More 

Thank Leon H
Bangkok, Thailand
Level Contributor
11 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 19, 2014

It is a good place to respect the Buddha. There are several Buddha, estimated more than 200 Buddha. They do not allow to take the photo inside the shrine but it is okay to take photo outside. There are the incense burning outside of the shrine. However the toilet is not good. Several toilet doors in the woman restroom are... More 

Thank Natsuda L
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
77 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2013

On the edge of the town surrounded by shops it has easy access and is something you can take in on your day out shopping.

Thank TravellerNewtown
Asheville, North Carolina, United States
Level Contributor
65 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 29, 2013

This temple is surrounded by the modern pedestrian shopping district north of ganjian road. It is a fascinating entrance into the symbolism of the Taoist pantheon, with scores of taoist deities lining the walls of the interior. The three statues at the front of the temple are also fabulous, as is the finely carved lantern hanging from the roof above... More 

Thank Josiah R
Leeds, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2012

An interesting Taoist temple in the middle of town which has been recently restored, and is worth a visit. Many beautiful statues inside, and only 10 RMB entry fee.

1 Thank Bob B
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Level Contributor
127 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2012

Don't miss the temples. This is one of the main parts of the culture and there are so many different types.

Thank brtraveladdict

Travelers who viewed Xiyuan Temple of Suzhou also viewed


Been to Xiyuan Temple of Suzhou? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Xiyuan Temple of Suzhou staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?