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Humble Administrator's Garden, Suzhou
(4.2/5 based on 1,600+ reviews on the web)
Listed as a World Heritage Site, Humble Administrator's Garden represents one of the city's most famous and largest gardens. The garden was built during the Shaoxing period and endured constant change throughout history, usually under private governance. Covering an area of 51,590 sq m (555.310 sq ft), the maze-like site contains numerous Ming-style elaborate pavilions, courtyards, and bridges, which connect islands and pools. You can explore three sections of the garden, where you can behold many natural and cultural landmarks. Also, attend the frequently held floral exhibitions, where you can learn much about plant life and see examples of bonsai trees, lotuses, and other flowers. See Humble Administrator's Garden and all Suzhou has to offer by arranging your trip with our Suzhou itinerary planner.
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  • Is designated as world heritage site boasting the largest among the best gardens of Suzhou. To explore the real and quite large, including a group of tourists so pretty time consuming. However, I can explore the so called famous indeed, there is plenty of exotic Chinese have spare time.
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  • It was a pleasure to visit this garden. Despite that it is fall time, the garden still has a lot to show. My best piece is the bonsai's garden. It contains one of the best bonsai collection. Each bons...  more »
  • You need a good couple of hours here, maybe three. We felt we were being rushed so told our guide the miss the next visit (Tongli) - proved a good choice as: a) the gardens are really peaceful and lov...  more »