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China, Classical Gardens of Suzhou

 Posted by , last edited on October 16, 2013 at 09:25:06

Location Suzhou City, Jiangsu Province, China
Coordinates N31 19 0 E120 27 0
Property 12 ha
Date of Inscription 1997

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Classical Chinese garden design, which seeks to recreate natural landscapes in miniature, is nowhere better illustrated than in the nine gardens in the historic city of Suzhou. They are generally acknowledged to be masterpieces of the genre. Dating from the 11th-19th century, the gardens reflect the profound metaphysical importance of natural beauty in Chinese culture in their meticulous design.

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