Humble Administrator's Garden, Suzhou

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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. To visit Humble Administrator's Garden and other attractions in Suzhou, use our Suzhou trip itinerary planner .
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  • Such as stone, China seems to be spreading with extensive gardens and bonsai can deeply appreciate. I can't enjoy Suzhou classical opera is something else in.
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  • Park is widely so equipped. Garden, building, and is a valuable asset. It was a picturesque landscape seen from anywhere. Lion Grove garden so helpful along
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  • Get here early. I arrived just before 7.30am on a Saturday morning and got a ticket and was one of the first through the doors. This meant that you can see the garden in relative peace and quiet and g...  more »
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  • Classic ancient Chinese garden with lakes, water channels, bridges. Amazing landscaping. However it is always crowded. Try to find a quiet corner far from the entrance to enjoy your time in this garden. The garden looks completely different every season, so you may want to visit it again.
  • Wow, so quiet and beautiful. You can do a lot of things here, such as explore canals and play around. It truly is a showcase of Chinese culture. Easily accessible by bus/taxi.
  • A serene place located in suzhou. Its a long walk inside. Very scenic, however crowded. The garden is divided in to 3 parts. There are a lot of water bodies and ponds inside. Since I went in winter, the weather was awesome. Carry a bottle of water inside.
  • Beautiful garden and guide was great. This place gets packed. It's well preserved.
  • Exquisite garden, simplicity and sophistication side by side. Always swarming with tourists - can't be helped I guess. It's a little better in the morning.
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