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Panmen Gate

No.1 East Street, Canglang District, Suzhou 215002, China
+86 512 6526 0004
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No.1 East Street, Canglang District, Suzhou 215002, China
+86 512 6526 0004
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Free entry if you stay at Pan Pacific hotel through back gate! Excellent, peaceful garden well worth a visit. At South Gate to garden sits the Panmen water and land gates in a stretch of the old city walls. Much quieter to visit than other...More

Thank GastrodontUK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

3 in one places with gardens, pagoda and temple. Nicely and well crafted stones in the ponds and garden.

Thank junechong31
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The property is well thought out and developed from the pagoda, the ox, the buddha and the interesting land and water gate is amazing Suzhou was a walled city and all of this comes together in a very clever way. A good place to visit,...More

Thank frasedbv
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are interested in historical buildings this is a site not to be missed. The ancient walls and the pegoda were originally built in the Spring and Autumn Period and the Three-Kingdom Period respectively. The sites are set in a beautiful classical garden with...More

Thank vivian78
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We took a full day to walk the Panmen Gate area to the river and along the river quite a way. There are a lot of side buildings beyond the pagoda, including the General Tower with all it's gates and city walls.

Thank Jenni L
Reviewed 27 December 2016

The key attraction here is supposedly the only land and water gate in the World. Although the gate itself is not quite as spectacular as the tourist hype would lead one to believe, the surrounding area of canals, bridges and temples adds up to a...More

Thank ALAN M
Reviewed 16 December 2016

After seeing all the gardens in Suzhou and reading Lonely planet's praise for this place, i was a little disappointed when I saa the Panmen gate scenic area. The gate itself i a fine relict of old times, but there is no special view from...More

1  Thank EllaBedella
Reviewed 8 December 2016

My husband and I spent about 3 hours here. There is the garden area, the gate area, and the outside water area. The day we went there was a fashion show by the large pond, so we got to see the lovely ladies, but not...More

Thank UncleAlbertsWife
Reviewed 9 November 2016

A pity we made it to Panmen Gate after sunset and hence was unable to appreciate the full grandeur of her beauty. The place is huge and was used as a filming location for several Chinese blockbuster serials. Its not difficult to understand why as...More

Thank Isaac T
Reviewed 14 October 2016

To get to the Panmen Scenic area, we walked along the newly developed riverside walkways in the pleasant shade of the trees and away from the crowds. The remnants of the city wall, gates and ramparts made this an interesting visit.

Thank Janelizabeth56
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