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Panmen Gate

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Reviewed June 17, 2019

I took the metro 4 until Nanmen and then walked. With 40 yuan entrance fee is it well worth it. I did not go up the pagode (extra charge), as so hot that day. I agree with it being nicer than Humble Administrator's Garden: much...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank ABreesch
Reviewed June 2, 2019

The Panmen Gate is located in the south west corner of the Gusu Garden (Gusu Yuan). It is part of the only major piece of the Suzhou city wall still in existence and once operated as a water gate defending the city behind the wall....More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank stephenbrg
Reviewed June 2, 2019

I thought Panmen Gate was much more superior to the Humble Administrator's Garden. I probably would never have gone here if it wasn't for a recommendation from a guy who was staying at the same hostel as me in Shanghai, but I'm very glad I...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank danschaumann
Reviewed May 24, 2019

Easily reached by subway or local bus. Scenery is beautiful with lakes, pagoda, bridges and garden. I highly recommended you to visit as the place is well kept and very clean, you can spend about 1-2 hours taking lots of pictures.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Sim N
Reviewed April 21, 2019 via mobile

We stayed at the Pan Pacific and entry was included. The gardens are stunning and vast. Information on most sights was also in English which was very helpful and interesting.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank millerbecca
Reviewed April 16, 2019

We stayed at the Pan Pacific Suzhou hotel, and admission to this scenic area is included in the hotel stay if you present your room card at the back entrance. SO WORTH IT! Equals the classical gardens as a must-see. We went early in the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank CrystalZ_1616
Reviewed March 25, 2019

The gate leads to a rather large park/garden area with historic buildings, Ruiguang pagoda, bridges... This place is less crowded and more easy-going than some other popular tourist spots in Suzhou. In fact, this was one of the highlights during my first trip to Suzhou....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank annikaii
Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

After several days in Suzhou we visited this site and what a surprise! Very beautiful place, lots to see, impressive park with various pagodas and small buildings. A restoration of the ancient wall which encircled the city and was the water gate and land gate....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TaliL
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

Quite historic and a fairly decent restoration. You have to go in and walk around if you want to appreciate the significance of this fortification. You won’t be disappointed. Part of the other grounds in the surrounding gardens are also quite nice. If in the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TAMAN1951
Reviewed October 13, 2018

It is not the best part of Suzhou but it has been quite restored and the surrounding are is very nice and enjoyable. So if you have some free time please go to this place to see both the historic place and how lively is...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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