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Suzhou is a famous historic and culture rich city famed for its silk and embroidery industry, and classic gardens. Located in south China neighboring Shanghai, Suzhou has become the silk and embroidery production center of China since 2000 years ago. During the Tang Dynasty (618 - 907), recorded over 90 per cent of silk and embroidery were produced in Suzhou and sold around China and the whole world. Huge wealth generated by silk trade had been spent into building luxury classic gardens. The best artists, garden designers, and garden builders in China had been hired to Suzhou to build hundreds of gardens. The classic gardens in Suzhou are not only large in number but priceless and extremely sophisticated in terms of aesthetic and architectural value, giving the city the name of "the Heaven on the earth" in history.

Humble Administrator's Garden, Suzhou's largest and most renowned classical garden

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Humble Administrator's Garden, the most renowned private gardens in China, harmoniously combines the landscaping and buildings. Pavilions and buildings along the water. Roofed corridors connect different parts of the garden together.

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