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About Rugao

Rugao is situated in Jiangsu province in the north of the Yangtze River Delta region. The old town is surrounded by a river and was an important hub for trade and merchants. There are some excellent examples of Sui dynasty architecture including Dinghui Temple, which features a rare north-facing gate. There are also a number of Ming dynasty buildings, including a rare all-wooden Confucian temple and Shuihui Garden, a unique example of a traditional Hui-style garden.

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Shuihuiyuan Park
1,149 Reviews
The Water Painting Park is located in the northeast of Rugao County and was built in the Wanli Period of the Ming Dynasty. The water painting garden looks like a Suzhou garden, a small bridge, a pavilion. Nowadays, the water painting garden has been expanded, not only a simple classical garden, but also an amusement park and a zoo. The whole scene is divided into several sections. The ancient garden outside the water painting garden is a place to enjoy the bonsai. There are several bonsais with a hundred years of history. Shuiminglou is the essence of the water painting garden. The mahogany bamboo cover in the inner room is very fine, and the branches and leaves on countless bamboos are clearly depicted. Other attractions in the scenic spot include the memorial hall of Mr. Hu Wei Anding.
Dinghui Zen Temple
172 Reviews
The Dinghui Zen Temple is surrounded by water on all sides and the scenery is very beautiful. The pagoda has multiple floors, each layer different in style. It is interesting that the mountain gate of Dinghui Temple is north-facing, and Guanyin Tower is the landmark of the temple, which can be seen from a distance. At the top of the seven-story Guanyin Tower, the view not only overlooks the entire temple, but also looks out to over half of the old city of Rugao, and is a great place to enjoy the view.
Feoso Birthday Xingyuan
78 Reviews
Cultural Experiencial Area
Feoso Birthday Xingyuan is located on Rucheng Street, Rugao City, Jiangsu Province. Rugao has a long history of longevity culture and is one of the six longevity towns in the world. Feoso Birthday Xingyuan is a garden that represents the condensed history and essence of longevity culture. The main building is a gigantic longevity sculpture that is about 49 meters high, built using roughly 208 tons of brass.
Red Fourteenth Army Memorial Hall
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Memorial Hall
The Red Fourteenth Army Memorial Hall was built in commemoration of the Red Fourteenth Army. A giant red five-pointed star is hung over the main entrance of the memorial hall. The name of the hall was written by General Zhang Aiping. The hall contains the names of over 1000 heroic soldiers in the Red Fourteenth Army. North of the memorial hall, there is the Rugao City Youth Red Army History and Education Center, which thoroughly introduces the Chinese Gongnong Red Army's birth and development. In the history and education center, there are four exhibition halls: Xing, Huo, Liao, and Yuan.

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