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The Lingering Garden, Suzhou

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Historic Site
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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  • We visited on a light rainy afternoon with our tour group of 24 - was perfect - hardly anyone there. We could take our time and look around with no crowds. Such a beautiful spot, quiet and peaceful. W...  more »
  • We took our teens to the garden. Not the most riveting experience for them, but I still feel it is important for them to see the style of gardens in China. It is beautiful and well kept. The history w...  more »
  • This is a full days tour from Shanghai and just not worth the investment of time. This is the ancient park administrators garden. Evidently there are other classical gardens too but there isn't time t...  more »