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Lion Forest Garden, Suzhou
(4.3/5 based on 600+ reviews on the web)
The finest specimen of Suzhou's World Heritage-listed classical gardens, Lion Forest Garden features lion-shaped, highly porous limestone from Lake Tai, forming a multistory rock maze up to 7 m (23 ft) in height. In addition to its famous labyrinthine grotto, the garden features a central pond, a miniature mountain of yellow stone, a small cave, and a number of paved paths. Climb to the observation area of a pavilion once favored by Emperor Qianlong, and watch as others try to find their way out of the three-level labyrinth, which spans 1,154 sq m (12,421 sq ft) with nine paths and 21 caves. Two other richly ornamented pavilions house numerous tablets and carved screens. Use our Suzhou itinerary maker to arrange your visit to Lion Forest Garden and other attractions in Suzhou.
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  • It is located near from the humble Administrator's Garden grounds. Garden stone perforated the Taihu-rocks was used in abundance because of unique beauty. On the hallway wall inscriptions of famous calligraphers or just feel profundity of Chinese culture.
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  • The rock configuration is marvelous .view are very nice cost 30¥. Has very nice small waterfall liked most 
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