Suzhou Gardens is one of the oldest engineering gardens in the world that seeks to reconstruct stunning landscapes in miniature scale figures. It consists of nine gardens dating back to the 6th century BC, and reflects the profound metaphysical importance of natural beauty in Chinese culture through its delicate designs and amazing shapes , It is listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
These picturesque gardens are located in Jiangsu Province, China, and were established when the city was the capital of the Kingdom of Wu, and it was built in several stages until it reached its climax in the 18th century. It includes the gardens of the humble ruler, the landmark network, the mountain villa, the lion’s grove, the garden of the retreat and the reflection, the sanctuary of the couple And agricultural garden and others. It is considered one of the most beautiful and thinner gardens in China and the world as it embodies wonderful paintings of the most beautiful Chinese landscapes combined with the finest crafts and artistic elegance, in addition to its richness in many cultural monuments that reflect aesthetic concepts in the culture of loneliness within the urban living environment.
The gardens include different techniques that accurately mimic nature, all the basic elements such as water, stones, plants and various buildings of literary and poetic importance, in addition to the fact that the designs are inspired by both eastern and western art, they contain different rock formations, decorative pieces, Arabic calligraphy paintings and furniture Historical. Moreover, the Suzhou Gardens are the remains of the wisdom and traditions of ancient Chinese intellectuals and their own view of harmony with nature, and they embody the social, cultural, scientific and technological developments that the Chinese have made during their history, as well as reflecting the lifestyle, etiquette and customs prevailing in the Yangtze River Delta region.
A tour of Suzhou Gardens, China