10. The Classical Gardens of Suzhou
|The Humble Administrator's Garden, one of the classical gardens of Suzhou.
Suzhou in Jiangsu Province is a city of rivers and canals. It is also famous for its classical Chinese gardens. The Ming and Qing dynasties from the 14th to the 20th century were its prime periods of garden building; at one time there were more than 200 private family gardens. A dozen are still in good condition today, including the top four classical gardens in China: the Master of the Nets Garden, the Lion Grove, the Humble Administrator's Garden and the Lingering Garden. (more