12 Sights in Suzhou, China (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Suzhou, China. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 12 sights are available in Suzhou, China.

1. Lingering Garden

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Lingering Garden is a renowned classical Chinese garden, dating back to 1593. It is located at 338 Liuyuan Rd. Suzhou, Jiangsu province, China (留园路338号). The garden is divided into 4 themed sections connected by covered walkways. The central garden encircles a pond and a grotto constructed of yellow stone granite. It was created by the noted artist Zhou Binzhong.

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2. Panmen Gate Scenic Zone

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Pan Gate, Pan Men, or Panmen is a historical landmark in Suzhou, Jiangsu, China. It is located on the south-west corner of the Main Canal or encircling canal of Suzhou. Originally built during the Spring and Autumn period in the state of Wu, historians estimate it to be around 2,500 years old. It is now part of the Pan Gate Scenic Area. It is known for the "three landmarks of Pan Gate". They are the Ruiguang Pagoda, the earliest pagoda in Suzhou built in 247, the Wu Gate Bridge, the entrance to the gate at that time over the water passage and the highest bridge in Suzhou at the time, and Pan Gate. The Ruigang Pagoda is constructed of brick with wooden platforms and has simple Buddhist carvings at its base.

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3. 甲辰巷砖塔

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Jiachenxiang Brick Tower is located at the south end of Jiachen Lane, Xiangmen Neijiang East Road, Gusu District, Suzhou City, Jiangsu Province, China, is a five-storey eight-sided pavilion-style tower, using green brick imitation wood structure, 6.82 meters high, 0.51 meters wide at the bottom. Each floor is made of diamond-horned teeth and eaves bricks stacked to pick out the waist eaves, the wall under the eaves conceals the forehead, the stigma and corner paving, the eaves are erected with flat seats, eight sides are separated by kettle doors and hidden mullioned windows, and the positions of the four doors and four windows are staggered layer by layer.

Wikipedia: 甲辰巷砖塔 (ZH)

4. North Temple Pagoda

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The Beisi Pagoda or North Temple Pagoda is a Chinese pagoda located at Bao'en Temple in Suzhou, Jiangsu Province, China. The base of the pagoda has an octagonal frame, and the tower rises nine stories in a total height of 76 m (249 ft). The pagoda was once eleven stories tall, but was damaged and reduced to nine stories. Its double eaves and flying corners are similar to that of the Liuhe Pagoda found in Hangzhou. Its base and outside walls are made of brick, the balustrades made of stone, and the eaves and banisters encircling the structure are made of wood.

Wikipedia: Beisi Pagoda (EN)

5. Master of Nets Garden

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The Master of the Nets Garden in Suzhou is among the finest gardens in China. It is recognized with the other Classical Gardens of Suzhou as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The garden demonstrates Chinese garden designers' adept skills for synthesizing art, nature, and architecture to create unique metaphysical masterpieces. The Master of the Nets is particularly regarded among garden connoisseurs for its mastering the techniques of relative dimension, contrast, foil, sequence and depth, and borrowed scenery.

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6. Lion Grove Garden

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The Lion Grove Garden is a garden located at 23 Yuanlin Road in Gusu District, Suzhou, Jiangsu, China. The garden is famous for the large and labyrinthine grotto of taihu rocks at its center. The name of the garden is derived from the shape of these rocks, which are said to resemble lions. The garden is recognized with other classical gardens in Suzhou as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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7. 张士诚纪功碑

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Zhang Shicheng Jigong Monument is located in the pagoda courtyard of Bao'en Temple in Suzhou City, Jiangsu Province, formerly known as "Longping Statue Monument". Built at the end of the Yuan Dynasty, it is a rare stone inscription of the Yuan Dynasty. In 1957, it was listed as a cultural relic protection unit in Jiangsu Province.

Wikipedia: 张士诚纪功碑 (ZH)

8. 开元寺无梁殿

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Kaiyuan Temple Wuliang Hall is located in the Renaissance Garden Community, No. 11, Panmen Nei East Street, Gusu District, Suzhou City, Jiangsu Province. In 1956, it was listed as a cultural relic protection unit in Jiangsu Province. In 2013, it was listed as the seventh batch of national key cultural relics protection units.

Wikipedia: 开元寺无梁殿 (ZH)

9. Suzhou Ferris Wheel

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Suzhou Ferris Wheel is a 120-metre (394 ft) tall giant Ferris wheel on the east bank of Jinji Lake in Suzhou, Jiangsu, China. It has 60 passenger cabins, a maximum capacity of 300 passengers, and takes approximately 20 minutes to complete each revolution.

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10. 万寿宫

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Located at No. 98 Minzhi Road, Gusu District, Suzhou City, Wanshou Palace is a palace-style building built in the Qing Dynasty and listed as a cultural relic protection unit in Suzhou in 1963. It is now the location of Suzhou University for the Elderly.

Wikipedia: 万寿宫_(苏州) (ZH)

11. 柴园·苏州教育博物馆

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Suzhou Education Museum is located in Chai Garden, No.44, Vinegar Lane, Gusu District, Suzhou City. It was built in 2017. It is a public professional museum with the theme of education and the first education museum in China.

Wikipedia: 苏州教育博物馆 (ZH)

12. Big Wheel Amusement Park

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Suzhou Ferris Wheel Park (also known as Jinji Lake Ferris Wheel) is located at No.99, Right Bank Street on the east bank of Jinji Lake in Suzhou Industrial Park, south of Suzhou International Expo Center.

Wikipedia: 苏州摩天轮公园 (ZH)


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