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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. Make The Lingering Garden part of your personalized Suzhou itinerary using our Suzhou tour planner .
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  • October 4, 2017
    This is one of two well-known formerly private gardens in Suzhou. Our fun started while our tour guide bought tickets. We attracted a small crowd of people who wanted pictures with us (there is an una...  more »
  • September 28, 2017
    Have to visit these places even if just for an hour or so to have a look around and see the beauty of the old elements... Love it  more »
  • September 26, 2017
    Like all Seghenswürdigkeiten in Suzhou is also the "garden of repose" (lingering garden, Liùyuán) easily with the public people transport to reach. Therefore it's not worth parking and parking fees to consider. In the garden there is a wonderful collection of high-quality bonsai. When you walk through the garden, you can go many different ways, and one does not notice it often, that you thoroughly once finds himself at the same point in the garden and found new. The German name of the garden "Lingering Garden" is completely true. Here you should just relax, there is not other way. You can relax very much time in the garden in all weathers. In the rain it's not, worth to scold; about the weather on the contrary: when it rains, the beauty of the garden is really. Thank you very much
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