Suzhou Culture Tour: Garden of Cultivation, Santang Street, Embroidery, Rickshaw
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Suzhou Culture Tour: Garden of Cultivation, Santang Street, Embroidery, Rickshaw
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Suzhou Culture Tour: Garden of Cultivation, Santang Street, Embroidery, Rickshaw

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Meet your private tour guide and driver at your hotel lobby in Suzhou.If you come to Suzhou from another city on the same day, we can help you to book your high-speed train tickets with extra service charge and send to your hotel. what you just need to do is to provide us your passport information one week before that.
Firstly,go to visit The Garden of Cultivation,which is small in scale but very distinctive.It was built in the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) and originally known as ‘The Hall of Delights’. It was later known as ‘Jingting Mountain Cottage’ before getting its present name during the early Qing period. The garden occupies an area of 0.33 hectares, more than half of which contains residential buildings.
Secondly,go to The Suzhou Embroidery Research Institute which carries on the ancient tradition of fine Suzhou embroidery, and exhibits an extensive collection of embroidery created according to traditional techniques. It has also developed the art of double-sided embroidery to a very high level. Artworks made in the research institute have been given by the National Ministry of Foreign Affairs to nearly a hundred foreign heads of state as gifts, to be regarded as a priceless symbol of international friendship.
After lunch we will take a rickshaw tour go through the old city district, along the old streets and rivers to see the local customs.
In the end move to Shantang Street which is considered to be the No.1 street in Suzhou and it was copied by the Summer Palace in Qing Dynasty and this famous street is a must-see scenic spot for tourists.End of the trip and back to your hotel.
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Included
  • Rickshaw fee
  • Lunch
  • Insurance
  • Professional guide and driver
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Not included
  • Gratuities
Additional
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Could you please provide us clients' E-mail address for better communication
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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Cultural
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