Yu Garden is a famous ancient private garden that was built in Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) with a history of more than 450 years. It was built by an officer for his old father to spend the old age. Thus you can hear the conception of filial piety is repeatedly mentioned there.
Book the tickets and you will be addicted to the beautiful scenery. The pavilions are scattered, the rockeries are grotesque, the trees are green and the lake is clear. It is like a small forest in city.
You can also appreciate the brick carvings, stone carvings, wood carvings, clay sculptures and other artworks there.
You can enjoy delicious local snacks outside Yu Garden for it is next to the Old City God Temple and there are many snack stalls.