The Classical Gardens of Suzhou
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The Classical Gardens of Suzhou by Li Zongwei

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Published by Better Link Press .
Written in English


  • Asia,
  • Travel

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12554437M
ISBN 101602203016
ISBN 109781602203013

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Nanjing, Wuxi, Suzhou and Jiangsu Province: Land of Lakes and Classical Gardens (CHINA GUIDES SERIES) by Caroline Courtauld, Simon Holledge, et al. | Aug 1, Paperback. The classical gardens of Suzhou feature some of the most tranquil and pristine landscapes in China. More than 50 gardens dating as far back as the 6th century BC cast a harmonious network of manicured paths, bridges, ponds, and pavilions over much of the historic city of Suzhou. Book your tickets online for The Classical Gardens of Suzhou, Suzhou: See reviews, articles, and photos of The Classical Gardens of Suzhou, ranked No.1 on Tripadvisor among attractions in Suzhou/5(). The city's masterpieces of classical Chinese garden design, built from the eleventh through the nineteenth centuries, attract thousands of visitors each year and continue to influence international design. In The Gardens of Suzhou, landscape architect and scholar Ron Henderson guides visitors through seventeen of these gardens. The book.

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The classical gardens of Suzhou. [Zongwei Li] -- A guidebook to many of the gardens of Suzhou. Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; a romantic story of sequestered life -- The humble administrator\'s garden: a classical example of a master-style garden -- The lion forest garden: a labyrinth of artificial hills with Buddhist significance. Stay in a contemporary version of a traditional Suzhou manor while exploring a city steeped in over 2, years of history. The ‘Venice of the East’ offers myriad attractions including the UNESCO World Heritage-listed ‘Classical Gardens of Suzhou’. Suzhou Gardens: Gardens in Suzhou have an ancient history. The first garden in Suzhou belonged to the emperor of Wu State in Spring and Autumn Period ( BC). More than gardens existed in Suzhou between the 16th and 18th centuries. Gardens in Suzhou were built according to the style of Chinese y: People's Republic of China. Included on the World Heritage List, The Classical Gardens of Suzhou showcases classical gardens once used by powerful aristocrats and businessmen. The foundations of the site were laid during the 6th century BCE, but it was during the Ming () and Qing dynasties () that the gardens became a city hotspot.