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Lion Forest Garden

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No.23 Yuanlin Road, Pingjiang District, Suzhou 215001, China
+86 512 6777 3263
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Reviewed 6 days ago

It was a long day seeing the many spectacular gardens of Suzhou. After a very late lunch the family was tired and very much on garden overload. Still, though, the Lion Grove was nearby and based on what we read, this one was small and...More

Thank RogersParkian
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Of the many Classical Chinese gardens we have visited, this one was our favorite. The complexity of the pathway is astounding. The giant rockery maze is the largest I know of in Suzhou, a city renowned in the People’s Republic as a paradise on Earth...More

Thank Jordan_McAlister
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

We visited the Lion Forest Garden immediately after a visit to the Humble Administrator’s Garden. The are within walking distance of each other and it is worth combining a visit to see them both. A reminder for all foreign visitors that you need to show...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Where do I start? The Lion Forest is a beautiful garden that's quite large compared to the other gardens in Suzhou. With well kept lily pads and buildings that pay tribute to the history, it's a must-see of you're in the area. For photo and...More

Thank davtsui
Reviewed 5 July 2018

I've lived in Suzhou for many years during my 10th Anniversary of visiting China, I went on a mission to see and explore all the gardens of Suzhou. Spent the entire day with my wife and kids enjoying the beauty that these gardens have to...More

Thank Joshua E
Reviewed 26 June 2018

A hidden gem! Our kids age 11 and 15 loved this garden, and so did we! It is so different from other gardens we saw in China....

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Reviewed 9 June 2018

The emphasis on rock in this garden means that seasonal flowering is less important to its enjoyment. It seems bigger than it is because of the many different paths and passages. At 9 am on a Tuesday it was already crowded but the tour groups...More

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Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

The scale and complexity of this garden is intricate and defies description. The rock work is vast, from cascading cliffs to mountain pillars and winding caves all artfully arranged around a large pond dotted with pavilions and bridges. One visit is hardly enough to grasp...More

2  Thank Ken L
Reviewed 23 April 2018

Next to the Humble Administrator Garden logical following visit.Not so much of a garden comparing to the Humble Administrator but interesting rocks formations , labyrinth bridges and tunnels.

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Reviewed 9 April 2018

My wife and I visited during Tomb Sweeping Day and it was packed. The garden was nice but was hard to get around with the amount of people crammed in. It was still enjoyable and I'm glad I went. It would have been nicer if...More

Thank Mike M
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