Suzhou Tour A-Highlights:
1.Non shopping tour
2.No tourist traps
3.No hidden fee
4.The best use of time
6.Licensed guides and tour vehicles
7.Unbeatable price and 5 stars service
Suzhou Tour A-The Lingering Garden,Pan Gate Ancient City Wall,Tiger Hill
Todays activities:The Lingering Garden,Lunch on your own expense,Pan Gate Ancient City Wall,Tiger Hill
Meet your guide at your hotel in the morning
Lingering Garden—–It was built in the year of 1593 Ming Dynasty , the garden was selected to be one of the first batch of places enjoying the status of the key cultural and historical relic site under state-level protection. It has been known as one of the “Four Famous Classic Gardens”, and was included in UNESCO’s the World Cultural Heritage List in 1997. The year 2010 witnessed the garden added to the list of national 5A-level scenic areas.
Pan Gate Ancient City Wall—–According to historical records, Panmen, or Pan Gate, built in 514, was one of the eight gates of the capital of Wu Kingdom. As a landmark of the ancient city of Suzhou, Panmen is the only existing ancient parallel city gate for both land and water in China.
Tiger Hill——According to the Historical Records, the King of Wu Helu was buried on the hill, called then “the Hill Emerging from the Sea”. The legend goes that three days after his burial a white tiger appeared squatting on the hill. Hence the name. The Yunyan Temple Pagoda and the Sword Pool are well-known features of the hill. With a history going back more than 1,000 years, the simple, archaic and imposing Yunyan Temple Pagoda, also known as the Second Leaning Tower on earth, stands aloft at the top of the hill, serving as a symbol of ancient Suzhou for years, The Tomb of the Wu King Helu under the Sword Pool has remained an unsolved mystery for two and a half millennia.