|Suzhou is on the lower reaches of the Yangtze River and on the shores of Tai Lake and is a part of the Yangtze River Delta region.
Originally founded in 514 BC, Suzhou has over 2,500 years of rich history, and relics of the past are abundant to this day. The city's canals, stone bridges, pagodas, and meticulously designed gardens have contributed to its status as one of the top tourist attractions in China. Since the Song Dynasty (960-1279), it has been an important centre for China's silk industry.
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The Suzhou classical gardens have been added into UNESCO World Heritage listed and it is the reason why the city becomes one of the most revered cities in China. There is no wonder that people say South China is the most beautiful, and Suzhou is the most beautiful in South China.
The Master-of -nets Garden is a classical landscape garden work in Suzhou gardens with great artistic characteristics and cultural value. It is a world cultural heritage and national relic protection unit which was founded in 1174 AD.
Pavilion of Surging Waves is now the most ancient South garden, representing the artistic style of the Song Dynasty. There is a clear, sparkling water throughout the garden with pleasant scenery.