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A Brief Description of the Lingering Garden Located at the outer side of the Chang Gate and built in the 21st year of the reign of Wanli under the Ming Dynasty (AD 1593), the Lingering Garden is reputed to be one of the four most famous gardens of...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
NO. 338 Liuyuan Road, Jinchang Dist, Suzhou 215008, China
+86 512 6531 3099
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Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Looks it a nice place to visit The gardens are indeed lingering and there were more tourists here than any other spot Interesting Gardens are exquisite along with the history of whom resided there Good insight to China

Thank ellirainbow
Reviewed June 14, 2018

As the home of a previous High ranking official, the gardens are interesting in their size and layout with rock sculptures, lagoons, bonsai gardens and relaxing places for officials etc to sit. It I svery peaceful away from the hustle and bustle of the streets...More

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Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

This was in our tour and luckily our guide explained the story of the garden and the Spring, Autumn, Winter and Summer views. It reminded me of the Chinese Gardens in Darling Harbour Sydney. Very pretty but you don’t need alot of time just to...More

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Reviewed June 2, 2018

A wonderful garden showing off the form and structure of Chinese Gardens. The use of rocks, water and plants is unique and the associated Bonsai Garden is a bonus,

Thank Noel L
Reviewed June 2, 2018

We didn't know what to expect except that these were gardens built 100's of years ago and that in itself made it interesting !! What we experienced was an absolutely beautiful garden layout that is meticously maintained and the highlight is the huge numbers of...More

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Reviewed June 1, 2018

A beautiful area including streams and ponds. A wonderful place to stroll. Time is needed to enjoy the Bonsai section. Some are very old.

Thank Mary M
Reviewed May 30, 2018

Was a wet and very crowded day, however a great historical interesting place to visit. Along with other Suzhou gardens, a UNESCO World Heritage Site which is nearly 6 acres located outside Changmen Gate in Suzhou. Lingering Garden is a renowned classical Chinese garden, located...More

Thank Karen W
Reviewed May 28, 2018

There were about half a dozen other tour buses here when we entered. The passageways are narrow making it hard to get around to see the various rooms and gardens. My favourite part was the Bonsai Garden which had a lovely collection of Bonsai the...More

Thank Mon55
Reviewed May 12, 2018

The garden was formally a rich persons house and private pleasure, now the public can enjoy it. You enter via several attractive rooms and the main garden area is arranged around a large pond (or small lake). Paths, bridges and attractive structure, trees and shrubs....More

1  Thank Robert J
Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

Interesting history but much smaller than I expected. Maybe seemed so due to there being so many people in a cramped area. Could have easily done without going there.

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August 10, 2018|
Response from Karen W | Reviewed this property |
Take Rail Transit Line 2 and get off at Shilu Station. Go out via Exit 1 and walk northward on South Guangji Road for about 50 yards (46 meters). Turn west and walk along Liuyuan Road for about 300 yards (274 meters). Not... More
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Response from shane a | Reviewed this property |
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Response from Karen W | Reviewed this property |
Hi Luis, Opening Hours are 07:30 to 17:00