Travel guide of Suzhou
>>The Chuozheng Park
It was inside the Loumen of Suzhou City, set up in Ming Dynasty. The water surface has 1/3, in the park, the buildings, stations and pavilions are in the surroundings of water, such as Yuanxiangtang, Nanxuan, Cengguan Building, Fucuige, Yikiang Station, Jianshan Building, Xiaofeihong etc. The Yuanxiangtang has no post obstructing the view, call it Simian Hall. Xiaofeihong is a bridge that has four galleries; its reflection on water is such as Hong.
It is in the northeast of Suzhou City, Tianru monk who was the Buddhist monk in Yuan Dynasty set up it for celebrating his teacher who was Zhongfeng Buddhist monk. Because of having the rocks of Tianmu Mountain, again the stones of the lake many like lions. The Lion Wood is famous for the lake and the stone rockery pile up a stone wood, there are many holes in the stone wood, having the winding path mutually. There are the long galleries on all sides; there are 67 of sculpture carvings on the gallery wall.
It is outside of the Lumen of Suzhou City, is close to the Liu Park, is a generic name of the Jiezhuang Temple and Fangsheng Pond of Xihua Park. There is 500 Luohan Hall inside the temple, the colourful Luohans all have much high of one person, appearance is each difference, align on the stage of 1 meter high, it is crying face from left side to see the Jigong monk's, it is bitter face from right side to see the Jigong monk's.
It is in the Bright Village in Dongshan Town of far suburb in Suzhou. Set up in Manchu Dynasty, it is said that it used 3,741 Liang gold totally, the building is the structure of brick and wood dark three layers of clear two layers, the bricks and wood in the building are the beam, Xian, pillar, Yan, door, window regardless, even are all in the step, a columns have various flowers, the birds, monsters and the history stories.
Zhouzhuang which is a famous town of China-Nan is rising in costal region in the Chinese southeast, melting the traditional culture and modern civilizations in the integral whole and it is the new small town of 21 century, is the famous national history and cultural town, national AAAA class view area, national health town and the national small town constructions of demonstration. Zhouzhuang had the honor of acquiring to unite that the people in the center of the Dibai best example prize of international improvement living environment in 2000. The history of Zhouzhuang is long, it was called Yaocheng in the period of Chunqiu and Zhanguo; In A.D.1086, Zhoudigongs' houses became to gather the town gradually, so called Zhouzhuang, it has already had the history of setting up the town for more than 900 years, Zhouzhuang which is the ancient town of China-Nan and has the style of small bridge, flowing water and families has already been included in United Nations world cultural inheritance prepare detailed list.
It is outside the Silumen of Suzhou City, set up in Ming Dynasty, there are many places in Manchu dynasty to be changed to set up. Five Peaks Fairy Building in park also is called the Nanmu Hall; there is every kind of seldom seen Nanmu decorations to display inside the hall. Linquanyisu Building of the Mandarin Duck Hall then makes use of the cover to fall to the ground, two of the hall penny. Other buildings also have no various forms of doors and windows, turn, twist and change much.
It is in the south of Suzhou City, Su Shunqin of Song borrowed the idea of the water of Changlang to set up Changlang Station. The Changlang Station regards the mountain stones as principle, alongside the mountain setting up the Mianshuixuan, Guanyuchu, Mingdao Hall, Qingxiang Building and 500 Wise Ancestral Temple...etc., Mingdao Hall was set up in rockery and ancient wood, they have the landscape of forest and mountain.
It is in the city center of Suzhou, was set up in Manchu Dynasty, was original the private garden of Gu Wenbin who was a bureaucrat. The area is smaller, but there are various stations inside the park, such as the Yuyan Station, Baishixuan, Kanxiangxie, Zhanlu Hall etc., there are also strange stones and knolls, the flowers and trees reflect.
It is in the south of Suzhou City, was set up in the Song Dynasty. The layout packed of the park is tightly, the eastern region is hall, the central part is rockeries and ponds, the stations, pavilions and galleries, there is the Shuzai in the western region. The Dianchun of the courtyard in the north of the park was imitated to set up Mingxuan by American New York in the Daduhui Museum.
It is in the southwest of Suzhou, there is a Sword Pond on the Huqiu Mountain, which is deep about one Zhang and five Chinese foots, it is rumored that Fucai who was the king of Wu was buried under the pond in the period of Chunqiu, engrave the Huqiujianchi and Fengheyunquan on the Sword Pond's stone wall, which was hand-written by Yan Zhenqing in Tang Dynasty and Midi of Song Dynasty. The tower in Yunyan Temple was set up in the generation of Sung on the Huqiu Mountain, it has eight sides of seven floors, is the pavilion type, has inside and outside, all made of bricks, draw the colourful paintings on the bricks. The shape is the structure of brick and wood.
It is near the Xifeng Bridge in the west of Suzhou City. It was set up firstly in the Liang, it is rumored that Hanshan and Shede of Tang Dynasty monks once reside here, so was called Hanshan Temple. The current temple was set up after the Peace Kingdom of Heaven. Zhang Ji's? the maple bridge night ?? in Tang Dynasty points it. The Daxiongbao Palace is in the exact center of the temple, there are the long galleries on the left and right sides, the long gallery of the right side leads to the clock building.
It is in the Guanqian Street in the city center of Suzhou. It was set up in Jin firstly, called Zhenqingdaoyuan, ruined by the soldiers of Jin, rebuilt up in the South Song, called Xuanmiaoguan in Yuan. There is existing Sanqing Palace, the palace is all seven Ying, it is rumored that there are Laojun's painting by Wu Daozi and Tangxuansiyuzhan by Yan Zhenqing in Tang in the palace.
It is in the North Temple inside Suzhou City, the North Temple was set up in the period of Three Kingdoms firstly, experienced several repairing, changed name to Kaiyuan Temple or Jien Temple, tower was set up in the Liang, was rebuild in South Song. The tower is eight Ran of nine classes, has the carvings and color, and is the first wood tower in China-Nan.
It is inside of the Panmen of Suzhou City, was set up in the Hou Tang firstly, the current one was set up in Manchu Dynasty. There is the big palace, Shufo Palace, Tianwang Palace, Dizang Palace etc., Cangjing Building was set up in Ming Dynasty, is high seven Ying of two layers, all made of bricks, so was called Wuliang Palace again. Putong Tower inside the temple was imitated the block up type in India.
It is above the Daidai River in the southwest of Suzhou City, was set up in Tang Dynasty, it was called Baodai Bridge because Wang Zhongshu contributed to the treasure belt made of jade. It is more than 400 meters, has 53 arched, the bridge face is the breadth of 4.1 meters, the wreath holes stand up like a forest, two sides each have an anti- curve, just like a jade belt to horizontal face above the lake, once caused the poets' poems in the past.