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Lion Forest Garden

Closes in 4 min: 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
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No.23 Yuanlin Road, Pingjiang District, Suzhou 215001, China
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Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

This garden is small and manageable and the entrance fee is low. I loved the unusual aspect with all the rocks, something a bit different from the other gardens.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank bendsy
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Hv to walk a distance in order to reach the temple. More trees and forests not so many buildings as compare to the Humble Adminstrator's garden. If u like to track, this is a good place to do so.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank junechong31
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

In spite of the fact that the Lion Forest Garden is just round the corner from the Humble Administrator's Garden, it's completely different, fascinating and even, fairy-tale Garden. Moreover, the ticket will cost you only 30-40 RMB. Don't buy the ticket in advance, cause it's...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank MariiaMar
Reviewed 30 April 2017

This garden has lovely paths, corridors, pavilions and water features. It is more reasonably priced than others in the area, and the mass of rock forms give it a unique feel. I loved the way it was laid out, with every few steps leading to...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Andrew_James_Don
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Visited this after visiting the Humble Administrator's Garden. Only a short walk between them. This garden is much smaller and had a crowded feel, as even on a Monday morning it soon filled up. The rock formations are fascinating.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Fleur50
Reviewed 2 March 2017

This garden is all about the rocks and the water features. There are some incredible rock bonsai in the building at the northwest corner of the garden opposite the entry pavillion. The grottos to the left of the entry are a bit Disney-like, and they...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Jenni L
Reviewed 16 February 2017

In the middle of Suzhou City hustle and bustle - this garden is the place for children and adults - families. Have some excersize and relax, take some snacks or sandwich for a small picnic - that's your day! This garden is very different from...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank RaijaAflatuni
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

This place is beautiful. But if you want to take a nice photo, do avoid visit during holiday season. We came here during New Year and it was really crowded and noisy and we couldn't enjoy the atmosphere to the max.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank inspchin
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Gardens are aplenty in Suzhou. What stands out here is the numerous and interesting rock formations. Makes the trip more interesting. Worth a visit for some photo taking.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Steven L
Reviewed 16 December 2016

Lovely rock garden - and so refreshing after all the classical gardens. a must see, I found this the best garden in Suzhou after the administrators garden.

Date of experience: December 2016
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