Fodor's Expert Review Lion's Grove Garden

Suzhou Garden

This garden employs countless craggy rock formations from nearby Lake Taihu to create a surreal moonscape. A labyrinth of caves surrounds a small lake; they're great fun for kids to explore, but watch for sharp edges. There's a popular local saying that if you talk to rocks, you won't need a psychologist, making this garden a good place to spend a 50-minute hour. A tearoom on the second floor of the main pavilion has nice views over the lake.

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Quick Facts

23 Yuanlin Lu
Suzhou, Jiangsu  215002, China


Sight Details:
Rate Includes: Apr., May, and July–Oct., Y 40; Jan.–Mar., June, and Nov.–Dec., Y 30, Daily 8:15–5:30

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