Great Wave Pavilion (Canglang Pavilion), Suzhou

Great Wave Pavilion (Canglang Pavilion), Suzhou (must see)

The Great Wave Pavilion is located at 3 Cāng Làng Tíng Jie. It is recognized with other classical Suzhou gardens as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Great Wave Pavilion was built in 1044 CE by the Song Dynasty poet Su Shunqing (1008–1048), on the site of a pre-existing imperial flower garden c 960 CE. It is the oldest of the UNESCO gardens in Suzhou, keeping its original Song Dynasty layout. The 1.6 (ha) garden is divided into two main sections. The garden is sited on a branch of the Fengxi Stream which forms a lotus pond. The garden has 108 leaky windows each one with a unique design.
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Great Wave Pavilion (Canglang Pavilion) on Map

Sight Name: Great Wave Pavilion (Canglang Pavilion)
Sight Location: Suzhou, China (See walking tours in Suzhou)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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Central Suzhou

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Downtown Suzhou is a mix of modern business hub and historic area where time seems to have frozen. Among the attractions worth visiting here are The Suzhou Police Museum, Dinghui Temple, Twin Pagodas, Xuanmiao Temple, and lively Guan Qian Street, all located within a walking distance from each other in the heart of the city.

Tour Duration: 3 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 6.0 Km or 3.7 Miles