Tiger Hill

Last updated by david at 2013-11-17

Tiger Hill, located in the northwestern part of Suzhou, and has a history of over 2500 years. Tiger Hill was originally named Haiyong Mountain. According to historical documents, the Emperor of Wu, He Lü, was buried there, and a white tiger stood on his grave three days after that. Thus it got its name, Tiger Hill. It has long been such an attractive place for tourists. After going there, Su Dongpo, a great poet in Song Dynasty, praised it like this, “it is a great pity to come to Suzhou without visiting Tiger Hill”.

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Tiger Hill is also an important place for the people of Suzhou to come together. According to tradition there is a flower show every spring, in which hundreds of types of flowers are exhibited, and there is a temple fair every autumn, in which folk performances from south and north are given. They are also very popular with tourists.

Tiger Hill has a beautiful view and it one of the best of the scenic areas in eastern China.

Solo Adventure Tips:

Location:

It is situated 7 km northwest of Suzhou.

How to Get There?

You can take number 5 bus to get there.

Ticket Price:

40 Yuan in low season and 60 Yuan in peak season.

Opening Hours:

07:30-17:30

More Tips:

If you want to go there, you'd better go in spring or autumn.


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posted by "great traveler" at 2009-1-21 19:54:00

Tiger Hill is good, some nice stories and a pleasant (and manageable) climb. We took a boat ride from there, instead of a rickshaw, to the old town, and that was wonderful, and very relaxing.

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posted by "tracy0114" at 2008-7-28 2:26:00

You can appreciate the beauty of flowers in the flower show, while you can feel the traditions of China in the folk temple fair.

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