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The Lingering Garden, Suzhou

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Take a stroll through The Lingering Garden, a marvel of landscaping in China, and part of a World Heritage Site. The garden has its origins in the 16th century, and features numerous stone columns with calligraphy inscriptions from different centuries. Wander the labyrinthine paths of the garden, meandering along the bamboo groves, pines, and bonsai trees. Admire the main courtyard, with traditional buildings centered around a lotus pond, or view a performance of the Pingtan and Guqin music styles. Put The Lingering Garden and other Suzhou attractions into our Suzhou itinerary planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • One of the Chinese four great gardens, is a world heritage site. It is is emergence Ming dynasty, but also reportedly remnants of huashi North Sung hui 宗時 "zuiun peaks", as well as stone often arrange the garden. Is narrow compared with the humble Administrator's garden that ranks, but the total area is 30000 m2. Song Gallery Garden divided into four blocks of the Middle East, West and North Bridge just around 700 m, so slowly.
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  • I went the day after the Chinese New Year and it was very very crowded. It takes maybe about an hour or two to get around the whole place. It was wonderfully decorated with New Years decorations. 
  • Principally rode for making several spectacular photo to work, but I must say that if you want to see something extraordinary, which I expect, you will not see, then to China often not uncommon issue recovered artworks, for historical, but in this case even all not important, atmosphere and coloring, everything as it should be, also probably fall and early spring is the best time to visit. Minus the sometimes large groups of local tourists.
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