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The Lingering Garden

Open today: 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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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
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Hours Today: 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
NO. 338 Liuyuan Road, Jinchang Dist, Suzhou 215008, China
+86 512 6531 3099
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a beautiful place, a copy of the Imperial Gardens and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. We learned about traditional Chinese gardens. They must include plants, water, rocks, architecture, and calligraphy. The rocks were hauled in at great expense. Musicians were playing traditional instruments.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A pleasure to walk through. Extraordinary. This centuries old place is so well preserved with beautiful clean trails. Visually stunning.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank AnnafromCanada
Reviewed July 20, 2019

The garden is inexpensive to get into and is quite beautiful. Its a bit of a walk from the subway station but it is well worth it. FYI, the gift shop is expensive compared to the shops literally right out the front door. The ancient...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank EconBrony
Reviewed July 12, 2019

The garden is just nice, it was not crowded at the time of my visit and tn made for a nice, enjoyable walk. Worth mentioning is an amazing bonsai collection towards the end.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed July 8, 2019

Garden is ok but very small. it would only take about 10 to 15 mins to see it all. nice water features and nice plants. prob not the best garden to visit in China. There are much nicer ones.

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank mummydearest1
Reviewed July 5, 2019

55 RMB the entrance. The place is crowded of people taking pictures of themselves everywhere. At the back of the garden you have very nice bonsai collection. I didn't feel at all the Zen spirit in the place. If i come back there i will...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 1, 2019

Wander around the garden and experience the many sites and lovely features of this garden. Take the time to photograph some of the flowers and garden features.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Wayne H
Reviewed June 16, 2019

The gardens were nice but small and all done in about 10 minutes, thoroughly overloaded with tour groups made it hard to get around.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Greg C
Reviewed June 14, 2019 via mobile

This is a really truly Beautiful Garden, it isn’t really that big, but something lovely to see every where you look. The garden has a very calming and peaceful feel to it. The Traditional buildings also are very beautiful

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank 998christinew
Reviewed June 9, 2019 via mobile

Nice place with reasonable price (45yuan). Don’t miss the surrounding area - do not quit only after seeing the middle part :). In combination with Tiger hill this is a nice trip for a bit over 1/2 day

Date of experience: June 2019
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August 10, 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
August 8, 2018|
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Response from shanea955 | Reviewed this property |
Yes 5pm local time
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Response from Karen W | Reviewed this property |
Hi Luis, Opening Hours are 07:30 to 17:00