Humble Administrator's Garden, Suzhou

4.2
Garden Park Must See
Listed as a World Heritage Site, Humble Administrator's Garden represents one of the city's most famous and largest gardens. The garden was built during the Shaoxing period and endured constant change throughout history, usually under private governance. Covering an area of 51,590 sq m (555.310 sq ft), the maze-like site contains numerous Ming-style elaborate pavilions, courtyards, and bridges, which connect islands and pools. You can explore three sections of the garden, where you can behold many natural and cultural landmarks. Also, attend the frequently held floral exhibitions, where you can learn much about plant life and see examples of bonsai trees, lotuses, and other flowers. To visit Humble Administrator's Garden and other attractions in Suzhou, use our Suzhou trip itinerary planner .
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  • It is the main spot of Suzhou sightseeing and at the same time one of the best gardens in China. The northern gardens such as Beijing look good in terms of luxury and solemnity, but they are a little different. There is a wasabi, it is a calm atmosphere. It is reminiscent of a Japanese garden somewhere. I think that there is a personal preference, too, but I like this one. Take a leisurely stroll and experience the paid History of China.
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  • This garden is a great introduction to the main characteristics of classical Chinese gardens. It's probably not the most beautiful garden in China, but it is one of the most interesting. (It is also o...  more »
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  • I really love this place. So beautiful and peaceful. Love it so much! But be careful with crowd. I came to this place with some mass tourist, and it's so terrible. 😑 But this place so huge, just make sure to move more quickly and you can pass them 😂
  • Beautiful and peaceful. You have a lot of scenery to take amazing pictures with small streams, bridges and pagodas. Highly recommend if you happen to be in the area. Its only about half an hour bullet train ride from Shanghai...
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