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Lion Forest Garden

Closes in 13 min: 07:00 - 17:00
Open today: 07:00 - 17:00
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“rock formations”(12 reviews)
“nice pond”(3 reviews)
“lily pads”(2 reviews)
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No.23 Yuanlin Road, Pingjiang District, Suzhou 215001, China
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All reviews rock formations nice pond lily pads small waterfall fun experience humble administrator great combination a lot of fun nooks and crannies world heritage site water features great place to visit worth a visit entrance fee suzhou museum maze stone
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Been here during winters hence not sure about the spring and fall color trees. However garden is quite nice and big with different sections to be covered. Lot of water bodies are there and chinese monasteries. Takes about 2 hrs to cover the whole of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AmitChanda29
Reviewed 27 November 2018

This garden is near the Humble Administrator's Garden in the centre of Suzhou, compared to the first garden it is quite small, but in some ways all the more fascinating for that. A lot of different rocks, you almost feel if you are in a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank KirkieClare
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

Lots of rock formations around a beautiful pond. Very scenic and a great place to visit. We loved the ambience and recommend a visit here. We were lucky that there was no real crowd. A light rain was actually helpful. Well worth the time to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TAMAN1951
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

The Lion Forest is an artificial rock "forest" with a narrow path going through the rocks. It's quite challenging to go through especially when there's a crowd, but very interesting.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Kenneth H
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

This garden is stunning in its design. While not massive, you can get lost orientating your way around the rocks. The free map is much needed. We went in October and while busy, it was still easy to find a quiet place to sit and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank HelloEm
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend! The garden is super fun to explore. There are all sorts of tunnels and little caves surrounding the pond and it’s much bigger than I thought. Entry during peak season is ¥40 or ¥20 if you are a student under 23 (they go...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Daylebag
Reviewed 13 October 2018

A small but charming garden. We visited this one and Humble Administrator Garden and they are quite different. I really recommend to visit at least another garden apart from Humble Administrator Garden. This one is very beautiful and has a very nice and interesting rocky...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Aleph_999
Reviewed 13 October 2018

Nice place to walk around, but not if you have a infant / baby / toddler who needs to use a stroller...there are many steps / uneven rocky ground to traverse, so I would definitely use a baby carrier if you have one. Takes a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Hsutc
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

When you visit this place you understand why the Suzhou gardens are so famous! This garden is very peaceful and charming. Definitely a place that is worth visiting!

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank egarnier1
Reviewed 2 October 2018

I loved stumbling on this place. We were at the Suzhou Museum and walking back to the subway when we walked past this. The rock formation in the middle of this place almost seems from another planet. It's beautiful. They have traditional Chinese buildings and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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