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Stop At: The Lingering Garden, NO. 338 Liuyuan Road, Jinchang Dist, Suzhou 215008 China
Pick up service is arranged at your hotel in Suzhou downtown or Suzhou train station.
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 together with the humble administrator's garden, the Summer Palace and Mountain Summer Resort in Chengde are 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. Wander through the trails and portals of this delicately-planned garden that carefully combines traditional Chinese architecture with natural beauty.
Duration: 1 hour 20 minutes
Stop At: Panmen Gate, No.1 East Street, Canglang District, Suzhou 215002 China
Pay a visit to Panmen Gate, which is a historical landmark in Suzhou. Panmen Gate is China's existing only water and land parallel gate, is one of the signs of the ancient city of Suzhou. It is now part of the Panmen Gate Scenic Area. It is known for the "three landmarks of Pan Gate". They are the Ruiguang Pagoda, the Wu Gate Bridge, the entrance to the gate at that time over the water passage and the highest bridge in Suzhou at the time, and Panmen Gate. The Ruigang Pagoda is constructed of brick with wooden platforms and has simple Buddhist carvings at its base.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Pingjiang Road, Pingjiang District, Suzhou China
Then take a stroll down Pingjiang Historic Street, which is a great way to get acquainted with the local vibe. Quiet, leafy and slow-paced, the street is lined with old Chinese houses as well as restaurants and teahouses serving traditional foods and drinks.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Suzhou Ancient Grand Canal, Guyunhe Travel Terminal, Side of Xinshi Bridge , Jinchang District, Suzhou 215004 China
Then go to Grand Canal. Suzhou Section is the essential part undertaking freight transport on the canal. Most of the coal, constructional materials, rice, oil and various agricultural products to the city, towns, villages are transferred through the course of the river. Today, you'll have chance to take a private rowing boat cruise on Grand Canal to appreaciate those historical interest left along the river.
Duration: 45 minutes
Stop At: Suzhou Silk, China, Jiangsu, Suzhou Shi, Wujiang Qu, Zhongchuan Rd, 竹行埭34
The last stop is Suzhou No. 1 Silk Mill, it has a long and rich history of silk culture, including mulberry tree and silk worm cultivation and turning raw silk into beautiful fabric. Suzhou's climate and soil are perfect for silk production, and the city has been a center of China's silk trade for many centuries. It has been a proud steward of this heritage for over 80 years. It's more like a museum which show you how the silk is made from cocoons from the beginning and the whole silk process.
After the tour ends, drive you back to your hotel in Suzhou or Suzhou train station.
Duration: 30 minutes