Suzhou, China May Just Be Your Trip Of A Lifetime – Sweepstakes Announcement

At one time or another, we all dream about that trip of a lifetime. That one vacation that explores unknown places and provides adventure in a country many miles away. When I was younger, I’d look at a map and wonder. So many countries and so many cities.

Suzhou’s Humble Administrator’s Garden: a UNESCO World Heritage Site

If your dream is China, then Suzhou could be your destination. It’s located in southeastern China and is about 60 miles southwest of Shanghai. Suzhou dates back more than 2500 years and has nine amazing gardens that have been designated UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Of all the gardens in China, the two most famous can be found in Suzhou. The Humble Administrator’s Garden has a collection of small forests along with an beautiful water feature which makes the backdrop for the garden. The second most famous is the Lingering Garden which truly seems exotic with “Domiciles and temples that come together with native trees and flowers that intertwine along with intricate wood carvings and a collection of rocks deliberately arranged in the garden by its original creators”. This is a garden created by both nature and man.

Garden in Suzhou

Suzhou also has many festivals throughout the year. Perhaps you’d enjoy something different for New Years Eve? Suzhou has the Hanshan Temple Bell Ringing Festival on December 31st. This temple is 1500 years old, and on this date, the monks ring the bell 108 times. This is said to bring good luck for the new year.

Suzhou Canals

The city has beautiful canals and historical sites not to mention fantastic entertainment for children. There is so much to see and experience, it will create memories to last a lifetime. Why not visit Travel Suzhou to discover more. You may even win a six day vacation package.

 

Disclosure: I was compensated to provide the information in this post, however, all views and opinions are my own.

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