Suzhou City located at the southeast of Jiangsu Province, and adjoins Shanghai on the east, Zhejiang Provice on the south, the Taihu Lake on the west, and the Yangtze River on the north.
Suzhou City is a famous historical and cultural city, one of the tourist destinations in China, especially renowned for its private gardens. The art of Suzhou's gardens originated from the Spring and Autumn Periods, formed in the Five Dynasties, matured in the Song Dynasty, and flourished in the Ming Dynasty. By the end of the Qing Dynasty, there are more than 170 different gardens, over 60 of which are remained today.
The gardens Suzhou is an integral artwork consisting of buildings, landscape and plants, integrating the beauty of nature, architecture and painting. Therefore, it is a precious legacy in China's cultural treasure.