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Humble Administrator's Garden

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No.178 Northeast Road, Pingjiang District, Suzhou 215001, China
+86 512 6751 0286
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We have visited the garden but not liked so much because of crowded. I recommended management office to limit the number of the visitors as in the same time.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank muratatakd
Reviewed 6 days ago

The humble administrator's garden is a beautiful garden, even considered to be one of the most beautiful in China. The garden has some interesting historical facts on display as well.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank burkongla
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here on a cold and wet day. It was still very beautiful with the wet rocks and bare trees. The grounds are spectacular examples of the traditional Chinese gardens ... With twists and turns making you relax and contemplate the beauty of nature....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sasha M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Due i'm visit during Dec is winter, so no have any flower to see. But is still nice for me, i prefer winter weather then i can slowly explore the garden. A lot of nice spot to taking photo. Only the entrance ticket slightly expensive....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SimoneOng
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting layout of a garden in an inefficient old school style, large place to move about with many interesting structures to observe and to take photos of. But more often than not, there are many tourists and I would recommend visiting near sunset or...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ongtingyong
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is not your average backyard garden. It is the product of a grand vision and careful planning over many years. Humble he may have been (it was never gonna be a "she" was it?) to those above him but this is a large and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank hyphen3121
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Suzhou is an ancient center of wealth and culture due to its proximity to The Grand Canal, ample water and fertile soil, generating surplus incomes, often invested into highly sophisticated works of art like The Unsuccessful Politicians Garden, better known as The Humble Administrator’s Garden!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank christopherbN1462EV
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Suzhou has plenty to offer the tourist to experience and to explore including the Humble Administrator's Garden.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank HappyMinski
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This garden is very big with many pretty corners. Each of the corner has its story. Thank you our local guide, David, to share with us the story. This enhance our appreciation on this historic garden.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BillieLee
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Very nice garden to visit. Easier to visit using public transportation. The area is big. A must visit garden in the area and if you are short of times to visit other gardens.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Response from Achuth | Reviewed this property |
If your husband doesnt like the gardens much, and if you must visit one garden, I would definitely recommend the Couple's retreat garden. Basically we stumbled upon this "gem" when we went on hunt for a zoo for my kid. Once... More