"Garden coutyards galore" Top 5 Page for this destination Suzhou Things to Do Tip by SLLiew

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by SLLiew

If you are short of time, visit at least these two best and representative gardens:
1) Humble Adminitrator's Garden (Zhuozheng)
2) Garden of Master of Nets (Wangshi)

The Chinese word for garden is yuan. Same sound as Chinese money but different Chinese character.

Most gardens have their own English guide tours included in the admission ticket. So there is no need to get the many ready-to-hire guides waiting at the entrance of each garden.

Tour guides must wear the official tour guide tags. There are a few fakes.

After awhile you will be loaded with information of the different shapes of window, the angle of vision, the type of column support.

So once you have enough of information to last a lifetime, just walk away from your tour guide recitations and contemplate the quietness and tranquility of the gardens, enjoying yourself.

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  • Updated Nov 3, 2007
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