photo of chinatravelkey arrow Home: China Attractions : Suzhou Attractions :

Blue Wave Pavilion

Blue Wave Pavilion(Canglang Pavilion), located south of Suzhou city, is the oldest garden among the existing classical gardens of Suzhou. It is also one of the four most famous gardens in Suzhou - the others being: "Lion Grove", "Humble Administrator's Garden" and "Lingering Garden.". They are used to be the private garden of a Prince of the Five Dynasties (907-960). - During the Northern Song Dynasty, the scholar Su Zimei built a pavilion in this garden and named it Canglang Pavilion. Winding streams, beautiful trees and fragrant lotus blossoms are all framed between white walls and gray walkways make this garden quite unforgettable.

Blue Wave Pavilion, covering an area of 10,656 square meters, stands at the top of the mountain. The garden, connected by a long roofed walkway, features a range of man-made mountains on the inside and waterscapes on the outside. The use of space and combinations of water, rock and plants here, epitomize the art of Suzhou gardening.

Blue Wave Pavilion is also famous for its unique latticed windows. There're about 108 kinds of latticed windows with impressive designs, possessing extremely high artistic value.

  back to chinatravelkey homeHome
  Copyright @ - Expert in arranging China Tour and China Hotels.