The classical Chinese gardens of Suzhou have been recognized by UNESCO as world treasures and for good reason. Built to reflect Chinese art and poetry, they create a delicate world that balances the accidental beauty of nature and the refined beauty of landscaping and architecture. Suzhou has one of the greatest concentrations of famous gardens in all of China making it the ideal place for a stroll into classical South Yangtze culture.
Acting as a muse for artists throughout China's history, and officially named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997, the Lingering Garden is a gorgeous park that is a must-see site ... >>
Built in 1342 during the Yuan Dynasty, centuries of local artists have been inspired by what they saw in the Lion Grove Garden, named as such because of a collection of rocks that ... >>
Elaborate rock gardens dot Suzhou's smallest, but most renowned classical Chinese garden, the Garden of the Master of ... >>
Tiger Hill covers roughly 14,000 sq m (~ 3 acres), and is home to several historic buildings and landmarks, including ... >>
One of the most popular water towns in Shanghai, Zhouzhuang gives you an opportunity to see old China with its Ming and ... >>