TOP 5 OF THE 69 WORLD-FAMOUS SUZHOU GARDENS IN CHINA

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Did you know that nine of Suzhou, China’s 69 classical gardens are designated UNESCO World Heritage Sites?  Suzhou’s gardens are recognized as the most refined forms of garden art. While stepping through their gates, you’ll experience a type of tranquility that can’t be found elsewhere. Out of all of Suzhou’s gardens, here are five that you absolutely must see: 1….

Itinerary: Hits and Misses of Two Days in Suzhou,…

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n China, Suzhou is legendary. Not only are the women supposedly the most beautiful of the whole country, the silk is exalted, and real estate will cost you everything you have. The water towns outside several cities (such as Gubei Water Town outside Beijing) are all modeled after Suzhou. When you arrive in Suzhou, I think you can just feel how different it…

Riverside Park South Celebrates New York’s Industrial Past

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Riverside Park South by Thomas Balsley Associates. As one of the largest megacities on the planet, New York City is a world center for industry, commerce, and communication. New York emerges from an industrial past, where docks, warehouses, rail lines, and piers once represented modern city development. Over the last two centuries, the city has faced urbanization issues, giving way to transformations…

Futuristic Design Of Science And Technology Museum In Suzhou Revealed By Perkins+Will

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Global architecture agency Perkins + Will was chosen to design a science and technology museum in Suzhou, a big city located about 62 miles (100 kilometers) northwest of Shanghai. The museum includes an industrial exhibition hall, where displays will highlight the part of an industrial growth in improving lifestyles. ‘We are thrilled to have the opportunity to design the newest Suzhou science and technology museum,’ stated ralph johnson,…

10 Most Breathtaking Gardens in the World

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1The Garden of Cosmic Speculation – Scotland Open to the public only one day a year, the Garden of Cosmic Speculation takes science and maths as its inspiration. Quite simply, there isn’t another garden like it in the world. The garden was set up by Charles Jencks, together with his late wife Maggie Keswick and is located at Portrack House…

TOP 5 OF THE 69 WORLD-FAMOUS SUZHOU GARDENS IN CHINA

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Did you know that nine of Suzhou, China’s 69 classical gardens are designated UNESCO World Heritage Sites?  Suzhou’s gardens are recognized as the most refined forms of garden art. While stepping through their gates, you’ll experience a type of tranquility that can’t be found elsewhere. Out of all of Suzhou’s gardens, here are five that you absolutely must see: 1….

Zhouzhuang Water Town

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Zhouzhuang, one of the most famous water townships in China, is situated in Kunshan City which is only 18 miles (30 kilometers) southeast of Suzhou. It is noted for its profound cultural background, the well-preserved ancient residential houses, the elegant watery views and the strong local colored traditions and customs. During the Spring and Autumn Period (770-476 BC), the smalle town was a…

Suzhou Museum

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Suzhou Museum is located at No. 204 Dongbei Street in Gusu District, ancient city of Suzhou, Jiangsu Province. It is adjacent to the Humble Administrator’s Garden. The museum was first founded in 1960 on the site of Prince Zhong’s Mansion. The new exhibition building was designed by the world-famous Chinese-American architect named I. M. Pei and opened to visitors in…

Suzhou in brief

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Suzhou, a charming city located in southern Jiangsu Province, eastern China, is a worldwide famous stop-off point on a China tour. Lying in the middle of the Yangtze River Delta, the city enjoys a tremendous fame and dynamism due to its location within the Shanghai, Hangzhou, Suzhou scenic triangle of water cities. Also called the “Old Town Suzhou” or the…

Lost In Time In Suzhou, China

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The most quiet and still of places still echo their history. In the peace and tranquility of a sleepy morning, the remnants of a place’s ancient past are like passing shadows. You can imagine the people’s feet walking down the same path as your own. You can fathom the centuries of sweat and laughter and joy that filled the air….