The Humble Administrator's Garden
The Humble Administrator's Garden (Zhouzheng Yuan) is the biggest garden in Suzhou. It is loacted in the northeastern part of the city, and one of the four most famous classical gardens in China. The garden's scenery is centered on a pond with various structures of pavilions, terraces, chambers, and towers etc. The garden is a presentation of Chinese classical gardens in the Ming Dynasty. It was first built in 1513 by the official, Wang Xiancheng after his retirement from official life. He gave the name to the garden after an essay by Pan Yue of Jing Era --"On Idle Living- "Setting up a house and planting some trees, grew a garden and planted some vegetables are the things of humble people." It is divided into three parts; the eastern, middle and the western parts. The house lies in the south of the garden.
To the south of the garden is the building area, which is the featuring living place in