Shanghai, China

One Day Suzhou Garden Tour

with David Y.

David Y.

Lion Grove Garden:
Lion Grove Garden (Shizilin) is located on 23 Yuanlin Road, in the northeast of Suzhou-a city with profound cultural background and convenient developmental advantages. Lion Grove Garden is one of the four most famous and representative gardens of ancient classical style in Suzhou City.

The Humble Administrator's Garden:
The garden consists of Eastern, Central and Western sections as well as some residences of the former owners. The resident houses are typical of the style of Suzhou Local Residences, whose feature can be seen in the famous water township Zhouzhuang not far from Suzhou City.

Pick up from your hotel about 09:00am and transfer to Suzhou by car(driving about 1.5hours). Visit to The Humble Administrator's Garden, covering about 52,000 sq. meters (12.85 acres), is the largest and most renowned garden. Due to its unique designs and ethereal beauty, the garden has garnered many special honors. It is listed as a World Cultural Heritage site and has also been designated as one of the Cultural Relics of National Importance under the Protection of the State as well as a Special Tourist Attraction of China. Sightseeing 1hour.

Lunch at a local restaurant.(1.5hours)

In the afternoon,transfer to Blue Wave Pavilion. Unlike other gardens, Blue Wave Pavilion emphasizes the harmony between man made buildings and the natural environment. Before entering the garden, you can see beautiful scenery composed of a green water pool that is surrounded by a growth of weeping willows. (40minutes)

Then move on to Lingering Garden. Originally a classical private garden, it is one of the four most famous gardens in China. Possessing typical Qing style, it is well-known for the exquisite beauty of its magnificent halls, and the various sizes, shapes, and colors of the buildings. In 1997, the garden was recorded on the list of the world heritage by UESCO.

After the day tour,transfer back to your Shanghai hotel.

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