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The Lingering Garden, Suzhou

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World heritage site · Garden · Historic Site
Take a stroll through The Lingering Garden, a marvel of landscaping in China, and part of a World Heritage Site. The garden has its origins in the 16th century, and features numerous stone columns with calligraphy inscriptions from different centuries. Wander the labyrinthine paths of the garden, meandering along the bamboo groves, pines, and bonsai trees. Admire the main courtyard, with traditional buildings centered around a lotus pond, or view a performance of the Pingtan and Guqin music styles. Make The Lingering Garden part of your personalized Suzhou itinerary using our Suzhou tour planner.
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  • The situation here is even worse than at the Humble Administrator's Garden. There seems to be no limit for the daily number of tickets, and although there is no line ups to get in there is a steady...  more »
  • Just like half of Suzhou, no matter if resident or tourist that has just arrived, no foreigners can enter, only Chinese nationals. No explanation offered other than you need an appointment. When you.....  more »
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