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A day trip to the garden

2018-03-15 17:36:32

Located in the north subtropical humid monsoon climate zone, it is warm, wet and rainy, with obvious monsoon, four distinct seasons, long winter and summer, short spring and autumn. The average temperature in January is 2-3 ° C, and the average temperature in July is 28 ° C, so if you are visiting in early spring or late autumn, it is best to prepare a winter coat in case of sudden cold. The feeling is elegant, watery, with its own lively and fresh beauty. The historic gardens and ancient Chinese buildings reveal the atmosphere of history. The famous Suzhou embroidery, Taohuawu carving and other crafts, but also this elegant and graceful beauty in silk, wood carving. This famous city with a history of 2,500 years has also nurtured its unique and magnificent "Wu culture".


Humble Administrator's Garden Humble Administrator's Garden, a representative of gardens, is the largest classical landscape garden in the garden. Located at No. 178 Dongbei Street, it is one of the four ancient famous gardens, and also the largest and most famous one in the gardens. It has been included in the World Cultural Heritage List and can be called the classic of Chinese private gardens. Founded in the Ming Dynasty Zhengde period, this garden has an area of about 83.5 mu, and an open area of about 73 mu, of which the central and western parts of the garden and the Zhang Zhiwan residence in the late Qing Dynasty (the old Museum of Gardens today) are the architectural garden heritage of the late Qing Dynasty, about 38 mu. It is one of the four Chinese parks, a key cultural relic protection unit, a national 5A tourist attraction, a special tourism participation point, known as the "mother of Chinese gardens", and was listed as a world cultural Heritage by UNESCO in 1997.


Huqiu Mountain Scenic area is located 7 kilometers, 34.3 meters above sea level, an area of 282.3 mu. "Tiger Hill" a history has been nearly 2500 years, 496 BC King Lu committed tetanus died, buried in this mountain, into the cave after three days white tiger squatting on the tomb, so the name of tiger Hill. There are many places of interest in the park. Temple tower (also known as Tiger Hill Tower) is a national cultural relic, the broken beam hall is a provincial cultural relic, the middle of the beam is two beams disconnected, you can see the broken joint. Su, the great writer of the Song Dynasty, said more than a thousand years ago, "It is a pity to visit the tiger hill without visiting it." For thousands of years, Huqiu Mountain, with its beautiful scenery and long historical and cultural landscape, has enjoyed the reputation of "the first scenic spot in Wuzhong".


Hanshan Temple is located in ten miles of Fengqiao town, was founded in the Liang Tianjian years, the initial name of "Miao Lipu Ming temple". According to legend, Hanshan son once presided over this during the Tang Zhenguan years, and was renamed Hanshan Temple. Tang Dynasty poet Zhang Ji then passed Hanshan Temple, full of travel sorrow to touch the scene, wrote under the "Maple Bridge at night" poem: "the moon falls, crows frost all over the sky, Jiangfeng fishing fire to worry about sleep; Hanshan Temple outside Gusu City, midnight bell to the passenger ship." Since then, rhyme bell, win universal praise; Temple in the name of poetry, spread home and abroad.


Lingering garden was founded in the Ming Jiajing years, was originally Ming Jiajing years Taipu temple Qing Xu Tai east garden. The rockery in the garden was made by the famous stone master Zhou Bingzhong (Shi Chen). Together with the Humble Administrator's Garden, the Summer Palace and the Summer Resort, it is also known as the Four Chinese Gardens and was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1997. Now the whole park covers an area of about 50 acres, which can be roughly divided into four scenic spots: middle, east, west and north. It is connected by a corridor. Roundabout continuous, up to more than 700 meters, Tongyoudu degree gully, beautiful. The central part is the base site of the original Han Bi Villa. Open pool, west, north for the mountains. The east and south are the buildings. Rockery is based on soil, stacked with vigorous momentum. The ancient towering trees on the mountain show a gloomy atmosphere of mountains and forests. The water meandering between the mountains, like the source of water in the pool. ​

Matters needing attention

1, tour the garden or visit the ancient water town, it is best to avoid the tomb peak before and after the Qingming Festival, weekends and holidays. Only when there are fewer people can you really appreciate this unique charm.


2, most of the scenic spots close early, especially worth a visit is the Hanshan Temple outside Gusu City closed at 17:30 (except for the New Year bell day), holidays are no exception, Xiangxuehai Guanmei stop selling tickets at 16:00, if it is a self-help tour must pay attention to the reasonable arrangement of time.