Private Suzhou Half Day City Tour with Extension to Tongli Water Town
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Private Suzhou Half Day City Tour with Extension to Tongli Water Town

8 min
Private
Half Day
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Stop At: The Lingering Garden, NO. 338 Liuyuan Road, Jinchang Dist, Suzhou 215008 China

Your tour guide will pick you up at your Suzhou downtown hotel or Suzhou train station with a welcome signage.
Your day tour starts at the Lingering Garden, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the city's finest classical gardens. It has been listed as one of the four most famous national classic gardens called China's four largest gardens. Landscape architectural space processing is very exquisite, using a variety of artistic techniques, built a unique space system, becoming one of the world civilization examples of architectural space art processing. A good place to let your mind and body
rest.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Suzhou No.1 Silk Mill, No.94 Nanmen Road, Canglang District, Suzhou 215007 China

Continur your tour to Suzhou No.1 Silk Factory, it shows the history of Suzhou silk and some ancient collections; the working spot, where you can see how the silk is made. Meanwhile it also describes the history of the development of Chinese silk response which further profound Chinese culture. In this factory you can not only see how the silk is processed from worm to the final product, but also learn some histories of silk in China.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Suzhou Museum, 204 Dongbei Jie, Pingjiang District, Suzhou 215000 China

Next head to Suzhou Museum. It has been a highly-regarded regional museum with a number of significant Chinese cultural relics. The new Suzhou museum designed by world famous architect I.M.Pei was completed in October 2006. Not only does the museum become a monumental design building in Suzhou, but also a significant construction, merging the traditional Chinese architectural design with the future. It enhances the protection of Suzhou cultural heritages, and enables Suzhou Museum to turn on a new page.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Tongli Town, Wujiang District, Suzhou 215217 China

Tongli Water Town: At last, drive you to Tongli, it is one of most famous ancient water towns in the south of the Yangtze River Delta, which are famous for their rivers, ancient bridges and house complexes. Tongli occupies an area of 51 square miles (133 square kilometers) with a population of 55,000. The city is separated by 15 rivers into seven islets, which are connected through 49 ancient bridges. The most famous bridges among the 49 bridges in Tongli are the three bridges called Taiping (peace), Jili (luck) and Changqing (celebration) bridges, which has been important landmarks of the place and regarded as the sacred architecture by the locals. Tongli is located a short drive from Suzhou and about an hour drive outside of Shanghai. Tongli Water Town deserves its name of a “museum of ancient architectures” as there are many homes and temples dating from the Ming and Qing Dynasties. Designed along the riverside and embellished with carved windows, porcelain furniture, figured clay bricks, flying eaves, dapper gardens and tiny stairs leading all the way down to the water, these complexes named Tongli Water Town could be a shining pearl among the water townships south of Yangtze.
 
Drive you back to your hotel or Suzhou train station after the tour is concluded.

Duration: 3 hours

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Included
  • Hotel or train station pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation by air-conditioned private vehicle
  • English and Chinese speaking tour guide
  • Bottled water
  • Private city transfer
  • Entry/Admission - The Lingering Garden
  • Entry/Admission - Tongli Town
Not included
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
Additional
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Please provide round-trip train itinerary in "special requirement" block if pickup from Suzhou Train Station is required
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Please wear comfortable walking shoes
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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