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    Tourist Spots >> East Garden (part of Lotus Garden) | 苏州东园
    [ Suzhou -- Jiangsu ]
    update: 3/8/2017
    Modern park with views of mountain and water, yacht quay, amusement area | 以山水为主景观的新型现代园林、游艇码头、游乐区
    Suzhou's East Garden is well-known worldwide as it inspired the 1979 replica Chinese-styled garden “Mingxuan” now located in the New York Metropolitan Museum. 东园的建筑和景观大致可分为东西二部。西部主要以“涵碧楼”为主景。它悬山二层,灰瓦白墙,前有宽敞的平台,面山濒水,后有曲廊婉转连接,分隔小院,高低错落,景色互异,是品茗赏景佳处。
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    Details:
    Description 
    The buildings and landscape of East Garden can be divided into two parts. The west part in centered on the Hanbi Building. The two-story building is by the pond facing the rockery and has Suzhou-style gray tiles, white walls and a spacious terrace.  The connecting corridors in the back divide the back yard into different small gardens. Suzhou's East Garden is well-known worldwide as it inspired the 1979 replica Chinese-styled garden “Mingxuan” now located in the New York Metropolitan Museum. The east part of East Garden is mainly the remains of the ancient city wall. It is green with hundreds of trees. To the west of the remains of the ancient city wall there is a river. The reflective image of the Hanbi Building and the Three Hole Bridge when seen together, remind the viewer of a beautiful Chinese painting. There is a pool to the east of the Three Hole Bridge called “Fish Viewing Area”. A pavilion is built on the pool. Visitors can see the numerous ornamental fishes in the pavilion.
     
    Special points of interest
    Park with yacht quay, children's play area.
     
    Opening hours and admission fees
    Open hours: daily 8:00-17:00
    Admission: free of charge
     
     Limited access
     
    Address, phone / contact person:
    5-1 Baita Dong Lu, Suzhou
    Tel: 0512 6727 2722 (CN)
     
     
    景点介绍
    东园的建筑和景观大致可分为东西二部。西部主要以“涵碧楼”为主景。它悬山二层,灰瓦白墙,前有宽敞的平台,面山濒水,后有曲廊婉转连接,分隔小院,高低错落,景色互异,是品茗赏景佳处。还有美国纽约大都会博物馆1979年建造的中国式庭院实样“明轩”。它是以网师园“殿春簃”为蓝本,参照苏州明代建筑形式和结构设计建造而成,全长31米,宽13.5米,四周是7米多高的封火山墙。内有冷泉亭,曲廊,山石等建筑,并栽有野蔷薇、绣球花、美人蕉、慈孝竹、红 枫、瓜子黄杨等植物。整个布局疏朗雅致,结构缜密。体现出了明代建筑“工整柔和,淡雅明快,简洁利落”的特点。东部以古城墙残留的土丘为主,绵延数百米的丘上树木葱郁,具山林气势。西侧河面,南阔北狭,曲折萦回。涵碧楼倒影其间与三孔桥倒影构成了一幅优美的水墨画。三孔桥东端另有一池,名“观鱼区”。池上建有亭榭曲桥,池中养有众多观赏鱼,游人既可凭栏戏鱼,又可垂钓。
      
    景点特色
    以山水为主景观的新型现代园林、游艇码头、游乐区
     
    景点票价,开放时间
    开放时间:8:00-17:00
    门票:免费
     
    地址、电话,联系方式
    苏州白塔东路5-1号苏州东园
    电话:0512 6727 2722
     
     
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