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Top places to see in Suzhou - For an epic trip!

Suzhou is a city located in East China and is known as the "Silk of Land" or the "City of Gardens". With such grand titles, don't you think you should visit this place when in China? Read on to find out more about Suzhou.


Lingering Garden

The Lingering Garden has a history that spans over four hundred years. The garden has been rightfully titled in the top 4 gardens in this country. The place is famous for its magnificent lakes, fascinating halls Iand unusual stones. The place is divided into 4 scenic sectors, which includes the western, northern, central and eastern sectors that are linked by long corridors. Along with these structures, the flowers, plants, trees and even the bonsai plants blend in seemingly well.


Tiger Hill

The next on our list of the top places to see here is the Tiger Hill. Tiger Hill has a history that spans over 2,500 years. And for those who visit it, there are many ancient architectures and historical legends to enjoy. There are relics to explore too! If you visit Suzhou and do not make time to come out here, your trip will not feel complete. Besides, if you're looking for accommodation in Suzhou, you can check out properties like Somerset Baitang Suzhou for a cosy stay.


Suzhou Museum

Another place to explore ancient history and traditions is the Suzhou Museum, that was established back in the 1960s. The building structure is itself something to marvel at and was designed by the famous I.M. Pei. You can have a fascinating time out here, exploring all things history. If you are an avid history fanatic, well don't go anywhere else come straight here!


Suzhou NO.1 Silk Factory

China is a country renowned for its silk productions, and guess what? Suzhou is well-known in the country itself, for its silk production. It's actually the city that produces top-notch silk. A visit to the Suzhou No.1 Silk Factory will enlighten you. You can learn about how this silk gets processed from the silkworms and to its final outcome. Not only that, but you'll also dwell a little into the culture and history of silk too!


Tongli Water Town

The water towns in China are one of the best places to get acquainted with the locals. Learn about their way of life, cultures and traditions. Just a twenty-minute drive from Suzhou will bring you to the Tongli Water Town. This is a very old town with a history that spans over 1000 years. The place gives you an insight into what it would have been like back in the days.


Humble Administrator's Garden

You will need at least two hours to fully explore this garden. This is not only the biggest garden out here, but it is also another garden that has been placed among the top 4 ones in the country. The garden was constructed back in 1509 and is now known as the garden out here that best represents traditional gardens that take the styles of the Ming Dynasty. Make sure to visit the central garden that is surrounded by halls, corridors, bridges and pavilions. You won't have the heart to leave this place!