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Lion Forest Garden

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Address: No.23 Yuanlin Road, Pingjiang District, Suzhou 215001, China
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Phone Number: 0512-67773263
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US$344.00*
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Suzhou Gardens, Pingjiang Road and Canal Boating From Shanghai
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US$139.00*
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Private Day Tour: Suzhou Expedition From Shanghai Including Lunch
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Suzhou Day Tour: Lion Grove Garden and Pingjiang Road with Canal Boat Ride

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an unique rockery, must see!

“It is wonderful”, this was my first feeling as I entered to Lion Grove Garden. Lion Grove Garden is small than any other classical gardens of Suzhou, so you may walk around... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

“It is wonderful”, this was my first feeling as I entered to Lion Grove Garden. Lion Grove Garden is small than any other classical gardens of Suzhou, so you may walk around spending a short time. However, it looks like more detailed than other. It contains everything in a small place, so it gives me a great sense of space.... More 

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Thank KerryCHEONG
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is not impressive at all. the rocks are just like a cemented ones. The look alike rocks are everywhere. No English signboards.

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Thank 77sharifah
Cairo, Egypt
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The rock configuration is marvelous .view are very nice cost 30¥. Has very nice small waterfall liked most

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Guilford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Even though the garden was full of tourists (mostly Chinese), since it was a weekend, it was a fantastic experience. This garden has a plethora of the decorative rocks from Lake Tai, and paths weaving in and out in inside of them, together with many pavilions and courtyards from which to view the gardens. The pavilions also contain many paintings,... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

The huge collection of Lion shaped rocks was well set out around the ponds and gardens. We enjoyed exploring the maze of rocks and marvelled at the garden's creation.

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Göteborg, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Small but fascinating garden filled with stone labyrinths around a small pond. Very different from all the others. Highly recommended and walking distance from Humble Administrator.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We booked a tour as we left the train station ( not intended-- but the tour operators come at you the second you get in the terminal --which is always kinda sketchy...but) we do not regret it! We naively thought we could navigate the city but we realized there was NO way we could bike it or walk it! The... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

This garden is like no other. Rock mazes to climb through, under or over all around a fabulous pond full of big, fat carp. The architect, IM Pei once lived here - he designed that glass pyramid outside the Louvre, Paris

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Thank MonkeyDi
Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

From the two gardens I visited in Suzhou, this was undoubtedly the best. For 40 Yuens (less than half the price of the most popular one, the Humble Administrator's Garden), you can amaze yourself in an intricate rock "labyrinth", which takes you around the garden from beautiful ponds to impressive classical Chinese buildings. The garden offers several scenic spots from... More 

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

I found the rock formations really interesting in this garden. So well laid out, leading you on to explore further. Must watch your step though...some shiny stones and well trodden paths but well worth the effort.

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