Tiger Hill is in Suzhou, China. It is a popular tourist destination and is known for its natural beauty and historical sites. This hill is named as ”Tiger Hill” because it is said to look like a crouching tiger. Another legend also states that a white tiger appeared on the hill to safeguard it, after the burial of King Helu. This is a wonderful sight with its leaning pagoda, waterfalls and landscaped paths. The Somerset Emerald City, Suzhou is one of the best of the luxury Suzhou hotels. The Somerset Emerald City is situated in the city center, this luxury hotel is close to Lingering Garden, Hanshan Temple and Tiger Hill. Area attractions near the hotel include Suzhou Embroidery Research Institute and Pan Gate. The Somerset Emerald City has rooms which have luxurious and spacious bathrooms. This hotel has an impressive 223 guest rooms suites, equipped with kitchens and entertainment systems.
The Tiger Hill has been a tourist destination for hundreds, if not thousands of years. There are two main things to do, which is to see the Tomb of King Helu and the Tiger Hill Pagoda. King He Lu was a zealous collector of rare swords and it is said that he tested them upon this stone. The crevice, thus made in the rock is the only evidence of the existence of these swords, as it is believed that they were buried beneath the Sword Pool as funerary objects. The Verdant Mountain Villa is a masterpiece of the splendid gardens for which Suzhou is famous for. The Wanjing Villa, the ancient art of bonsai tree growing originated in China and there are thousands of magnificent specimens on display at this Villa.
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