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Suzhou Garden Museum, Suzhou

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Pore through Suzhou Garden Museum to trace the development of the well-known Suzhou gardening culture and gain a deep insight into philosophy behind it. On the first floor, see how gardening became the main occupation of skilled artisans in the area, and how the surrounding nature inspired them. The second floor depicts the historical development of the practice throughout the centuries, while the third floor presents modern gardening skills and the fourth represents garden construction. Highlights include displays of gardens that don't exist today, and the Zhuozheng Garden, famous for miniature mountains and rocks used to create illusions. See Suzhou Garden Museum and all Suzhou has to offer by arranging your trip with our Suzhou trip builder.
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  • We went to this museum After we had visited the Humble Administrator's Garden, as did not realise that it was a museum on it's own, until we were exiting the HA gardens. I'd recommend entering this mu...  more »
  • This is a great museum to prepare your visit to actual classical gardens of Suzhou. There are docents who do free guided tours at certain times of the day. The museum did a great job dissecting key co...  more »
  • This museum is the last building designed by Pei. The collection is small and they have several national treasures, the Pearl tower and the exquisite celadon lotus bowl. We stood in line outside for t...  more »
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  • Located near GuanQian shopping area and near mrt station. Hotel is aged. Bed is ok but other furnishing needs an upgrade including the tv.
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