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A Brief Description of the Lingering Garden Located at the outer side of the Chang Gate and built in the 21st year of the reign of Wanli under the Ming Dynasty (AD 1593), the Lingering Garden is reputed to be one of the four most famous gardens of...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
NO. 338 Liuyuan Road, Jinchang Dist, Suzhou 215008, China
+86 512 6531 3099
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is not the most impressive garden I have seen, but it was nice. The garden was very crowded and it's hard to take pictures, still, most people were polite enough to wait and give one another space to get their photo in.

Thank Brandi B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I guess this experience was just average for a few reasons: i) We've been so many nicer gardens in China that this one seemed rather average. ii) The weather was scorching hot with almost 40 degrees celcius, so walking here was not exactly comfortable. iii)...More

Thank PushExplore
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tucked in behind a plain, nondescript entrance way in Suzhou is an amazing jewel and World heritage Site, the Lingering Gardens. This was my favorite surprise during my entire China trip. I dubbed it the "Garden of Ten Thousand Photos," because you could literally point...More

Thank Ben C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were impressed how many small details were created for years of patient work. Good place for walking, thinking or being mindful.

Thank andrzejpoland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Suzhou is a beautiful city and it has a number of beautiful gardens to visit - the Lingering Gardens is well worth a visit. We visited at the warmest time of year and fairly early in the morning - the gardens were still full with...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful place. Lots of trees to keep the place cool, pond with pretty koi's, and I like that it has designated locations for different seasons.

Thank Maiv L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When hearing "scholars garden" you would think this is larger courtyard, but this is more like a small park. You can seriously get lost and miss parts, if you do not stick to the laid out route. There is the central pond area, various rooms,...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

The garden is a must: green as ever, interesting an relaxing if you do not have a long time to visit you can have a great idea of a Chinese garden is by visiting this one. When you enter you feel like being in a...More

Thank Sam_GiTri
Reviewed 5 July 2018

For some reason, this garden feels small and cramped more than the others. I'm not sure if it was just the amount of people in attendance or the fact I had issues with my sons stroller. Try to go on a day when they don't...More

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Reviewed 1 July 2018

Our tour brought us here around 9 am on a Monday in April, and it was already crowded. The spring season must be a popular time to visit. Lingering Garden was owned by the Liu Family, and the character Liu translates to linger or stay...More

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11 August 2018|
Response from Karen W | Reviewed this property |
Take Rail Transit Line 2 and get off at Shilu Station. Go out via Exit 1 and walk northward on South Guangji Road for about 50 yards (46 meters). Turn west and walk along Liuyuan Road for about 300 yards (274 meters). Not... More
Luis P
8 August 2018|
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Response from shane a | Reviewed this property |
Yes 5pm local time
Luis P
8 August 2018|
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Response from Karen W | Reviewed this property |
Hi Luis, Opening Hours are 07:30 to 17:00