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    Tourist Spots >> Fangta Garden, Changshu City | 常熟方塔公园
    [ Suzhou -- Jiangsu ]
    update: 10/31/2016
    Attractions in Changshu, Square Tower, Song Dynasty architecture, Changshu Parks | 常熟方塔、碑刻博物馆、名人馆
    Fangta Garden is located on the east side of Changshu Old Town. The Chinese name of Fangta Garden literally translates as “the Garden of the Square Tower”. It got its name from the Buddhist tower built inside the garden in the Song Dynasty. 方塔园位于常熟古城东端,紧邻古城最繁华的商业街——方塔街,因园内有一南宋方塔崇教兴福寺塔而得名。公园北部以水为主景,富有江南园林特色;中部为南宋方塔,南部则极具城市山林情趣。
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     Description

    Fangta Garden is located on the east side of Changshu Old Town, adjacent to the most prosperous commercial street in town; Fangta Street. The Chinese name of Fangta Garden literally translates as “the Garden of the Square Tower”. It got its name from the Buddhist tower built inside the garden in the Song Dynasty. The north part of the garden is centered on water scenery and is rich in garden characteristics. The center part is the Song Dynasty Square Tower. The south part is wooded forest. The three most significant things to see inside the garden are the tower, the well (both built in the Song Dynasty) and the ancient ginkgo tree. In addition to the Square Tower, there is also a Stone Tablet Museum with Hall of Fame listing dignitaries of the period. The Square Tower has 9 stories and was originally called Chongjiao Xingfu Temple Tower. It is majestic and a well-recognized symbol of Changshu Old Town.
     
    Opening hours and admission fees
     
    Opening hours: 08:00-16:30 (November-April), 07:00-16:30 (May-October)
    Ticket for adults: 30 RMB per person, free of charge before 08:00 every day
    Ticket for children: half priced ticket per child under 1.4 meters
     
    Special points of interest

    Square Tower, Hall of Fame, Museum
     
    Address, phone / contact person:

    Fangta Garden, Fangta Jie, Changshu
    Tel: 0512 5277 9669 (Chinese)
     
    景点介绍
    方塔园位于常熟古城东端,紧邻古城最繁华的商业街——方塔街,因园内有一南宋方塔崇教兴福寺塔而得名。公园北部以水为主景,富有江南园林特色;中部为南宋方塔,南部则极具城市山林情趣。园内宋塔、宋井、古银杏又誉为园景三绝。园内主要由方塔、碑刻博物馆、名人馆三部分组成,方塔,位于常熟古城区东部,原名“崇教兴福寺塔”,方形九级,雄伟庄丽,为常熟标志性古建筑。塔下有方塔公园,为市民休憩游玩之所。矗立在古城区的宋代方塔,是历史文化名城常熟的一座标志性的古建筑。方塔公园将传统园林建筑技艺与现代建筑科技相融合,全园仿宋风格建筑,绚丽多姿,与同址相邻名人馆、碑刻博物馆汇合一体,很好地体现了松江历史文化内涵。
     
    景点开放时间,票价
    开放时间:08:00-16:30(11月-4月)、07:00-16:30(5月-10月)
    成人门票:30元/人,每天08:00前免费
    儿童门票:1.4米以下儿童半票
     
    景点特色 
    方塔、碑刻博物馆、名人馆
     
    地址、电话,联系方式
    常熟方塔街方塔园
    电话:0512 5277 9669
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