He Garden or Jixiao Mountain Resort is located at Xuningmen Street,near the Yangzhou ancient canal. It is a national cultural relics protection site and a 4A-level tourist attraction.
The luxury garden was built by He Zhidao, (1894～1972), an official in Hubei province who returned to Yangzhou, in the 9th year of Emperor Guangxu’s rule. The garden comprises residence areas, the east and west gardens and delicately-placed rocks. The different sections interconnect to create a pleasant living environment which combines both Chinese and Western elements, suitable for both living and sightseeing. One can never guess the inside of the garden by looking at its outside. He Garden showcases the architectural aesthetics and the living and sightseeing functions of Chinese private gardens in a harmonious way.
Address: No 66 Xuningmen Street, Yangzhou
Tickets: 45 yuan ($6.94) (Mar – Jun, Sept – Dec)
30 yuan (Jul – Aug, Jan– Feb)
Opening time: 7:15 am-6:00 pm for in season
7:15 am-5:30 pm for off season
Transportation: bus No 66, bus No 19; Shuttle buses; Sightseeing buses (Mar – Nov)