the ticket isn't expensive (30 yuan off peak season or 40 yuan peak season) a nice place to take photos, I would give this place around 60-90 mins to visit. Be mindful there are a lot of steps around the garden.
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Having shown up on a Monday, the Suzhou Museum was closed (closed Monday) and thought that I would merely have more time in the gardens. The gardens are worth seeing, definitely, but time of year is very important because it is very hot and not...More
Would definitely recommend going here, but 2 hours exploring in 98 degree heat makes me suggest not to go in July. The rock work of the walk ways, architecture, and landscaping are worth taking the heat. Just if you have the opportunity, do it at...More
Built in 1509 during the Ming Dynasty, it is the largest and most renowned classical landscape garden in Suzhou. Interesting background - It was a private garden of a former government servant named Wang Xianchen. It was said that Wang was frustrated in his official...More
As one of the must see tourist spots in Suzhou this garden is super crowded. Lots of tour groups. We hired a private guide which proved to be very useful as we were able to understand and learn about the history of the garden. Very...More
Tired of seeing skyscrapers, cars, and smog? Maybe even small shops, vendors, and the modern world of China? This and any of the other gardens are places to getaway to the past and indulge yourself in natural beauty. This is one of the largest gardens...More