The Humble Administrator's Garden, being the largest private garden locally, is still one of the four most famous classic gardens in China. The garden boasts a central pond with pavilions, chambers, terraces and corridors appropriately designed and located nearby.
The Lingering Garden, Liu Yuan in Chinese, is located at 338 Liuyuan Road, outside the Changmen Gate. As one of the four most famous gardens in China, the Lingering Garden was once a private garden during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644).
Being one of the four famous gardens in Suzhou, the Master of Nets Garden is of great cultural and artistic interest. It is not only an attractive combination of residence and garden, but is also representative of medium-sized garden style in Suzhou.
Located in the northwest of Suzhou Ancient City, the Tiger Hill has a history of over 2,500 years. On it, scatter many historical relics like Tiger Hill Pagoda, Sword Testing Stone and Sword Pool.
As one of the most famous water towns in China, Zhouzhuang has a profound cultural background, well-preserved ancient residential houses and stunning water views.
Luzhi Water Town is situated in Kunshan City, 18 kilometers east of Suzhou, Jiangsu Province. With a history spanning 1400 years, it compares favorably to Zhouzhuang. Covering just one square kilometer, it has been awarded the beautiful name of 'the first water town in China'.
Tongli Town is an ancient water town situated on the eastern shore of the Taihu Lake, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Suzhou City. The bridges and antique residential houses are its highlights.
Suzhou Silk Museum
Wish to arrive Suzhou by the earliest bullet train from Shanghai and can I drop my luggage at the railway station and take it after back from Zhouzhuang, so that I can proceed immediately to Zhouzhuang and return to Suzhou late afternoon. Also, is it safe and any charges involved?
Yes, a luggage left is set at the square of the railway station. Money will be charge in terms of your baggage’s' size and leaving duration.
I will be in shangai, suzhou and Hangzhou from 30th November til 6th december. could anyone advise me of the best places to cover within that time frame. so i cld get the best in these places.what kind of clothings will be nessesary?
Kun opera, Pingtan (a form of storytelling and ballad singing in local dialect) and Guzheng (a Chinese zither with 25 strings) are the traditional local cultural arts and part of the locals' daily lives. You can visit the Garden of Master of Nets at night to enjoy all three of these classical forms of entertainment.
Entrance Fee: CNY80
Visiting Hours: 7:30 pm-10 pm from mid-March to mid-November