The Humble Administrator's Garden

The Humble Administrator's Garden

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The Humble Administrator's Garden

Introduction: Located in Suzhou, The Humble Administrator's Garden, covering about 52,000 sq. meters ..

Tickets:Admission fee: RMB 70 (Mar.1 to May 31 and Sep. 1 to Nov. 30); RMB 50 (June 1 to Aug. 3..

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The Humble Administrator's Garden Introduction

Located in Suzhou, The Humble Administrator's Garden, covering about 52,000 sq. meters (12.85 acres), is the largest and most renowned garden. Due to its unique designs and ethereal beauty, the garden has garnered many special honors. It is listed as a World Cultural Heritage site and has also been designated as o­ne of the Cultural Relics of National Importance under the Protection of the State as well as a Special Tourist Attraction of China. Along with the Summer Palace in Beijing, the Mountain Resort of Chengde in Hebei Province and the Lingering Garden in Suzhou, it is considered as o­ne of China's four most famous gardens. No other classic garden in the country has been honored more than this o­ne.
The garden consists of Eastern, Central and Western sections as well as some residences of the former owners. The resident houses are typical of the style of Suzhou Local Residences, whose feature can be seen in the famous water township Zhouzhuang not far from Suzhou City. The site of the residences has been rebuilt as the Garden Museum now.

The Humble Administrator's Garden Features

The Humble Administrator's Garden was originally built in 1509 during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). It was initially a private garden of a former government servant named Wang Xianchen. It was said he intended to build a garden after retired and just do some gardening work like planting trees and vegetables there, which was said to be the life of a humble man by him. Hence is the name of the garden. The garden was created upon the old relics of a resident and a temple. Water feature is the main background and its natural landscape includes small forests, hills and rock formations. It also has man-made pavilions, halls and parlors. Unlike the Grand View Garden and other famous gardens in Beijing, it is representative of the Ming Dynasty building style.

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Admission fee: RMB 70 (Mar.1 to May 31 and Sep. 1 to Nov. 30); RMB 50 (June 1 to Aug. 31 and Dec. 1 to Apr. 30)
Opening hours: 08:15 -16:15

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