Suzhou Attractions

Suzhou(Jiangsu) Attractions include a list of top things to do and must-see attractions in Suzhou. All attractions picked by our seasoned travel advisors and rated by our customers. Following is the list of Top Attractions in Suzhou by TripAdvisor.

Top Attractions in Suzhou

When come to Suzhou, confused what to see, do and experience in Suzhou? Known as the "City of Gardens", "Silk of Land", Suzhou has several kinds of attractions listed below to show you all the highlights. The top attractions in Suzhou are the must-see for visitors.

Gardens in Suzhou

Suzhou, a small city located just 30 minutes outside Shanghai, is world-renowned for its classical Chinese gardens. Commissioned by wealthy merchants, officials and scholars between the 11th and 19th centuries, these gardens depict China’s most stunning natural landscapes on a miniature scale. Around seventy classical gardens are preserved and open to visitors in Suzhou today. Nine have even been named UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

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Water Towns and Ancient Towns in Suzhou

Visiting one of these towns lets you have a look back in time. The houses, usually not more than three stories, butt up against each other in an ancient jumble. There is a general name to call them -Ancient Water Town from South of the Yangtze River or Jiangnan Ancient Water Towns.

Children-Friendly Attractions in Suzhou

Looking out for what can you do with kids and family in Suzhou? Here are the things that you should not miss out on a family vacation with kids, toddlers, or babies. Discover the ultimate places for kids in Suzhou, be it water parks, theme parks, or playgrounds. Children will have fun, learn new things, get good food and will not get bored in long queues. Keep reading to know about awesome places and activities to enjoy with your kids in Suzhou.

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Mosques in Suzhou

The Islam History in Suzhou can be traced back to Taiding period (1324-1327) in the Yuan Dynasty. Muslims from western regions of China immigrated to Suzhou and built the first mosque. The majority of Muslims in Suzhou are mostly Hui people with their ancestors having migrated to Suzhou from other parts of China. Before 1949, there were 7 mosques in Suzhou with Muslims living nearby. Most of the mosques were damaged during the Culture Revolution (1966-1976) and only one now remains in Suzhou, this is the Taipingfang Mosque which was rebuilt on the original site in 1982.

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Temples in Suzhou

Suzhou City has a colorful and rich history marked by a number of beautiful temples that date back hundreds of years. While these temples may not be world-wide famous, they each have their own unique history and special significance to Suzhou, and all are worth a visit to see!

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Churches in Suzhou

Located in Suzhou Industrial Park,  Dushuhu Church has been serving local and expatriate believers since May 2010, well known as a heavenly place and a spiritual paradise.

Museums in Suzhou

Whether you're interested in local history, dinosaurs or beer, a museum is a great way to burn a couple hours on a miserable day. To help you decide what institution you should check out, China Dragon Tours lists the following museums for your reference.

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Parks, Lakes, Mountains and Zoos in Suzhou

If you’re planning a trip to China, be sure to include Suzhou City in your itinerary. From luscious forests to sprawling mountains, Suzhou City has it all. Here’s a list of the most beautiful must-see national parks, gardens and interesting zoos in Suzhou City.

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Historical & Cultural Sites and Former Residences

Landmark Buildings in Suzhou

Famous Landmarks in Suzhou are considered the name card of Suzhou. Of course, speaking of Suzhou’s landmark, It is unnecessary to list all the top tallest buildings in Suzhou. A city’s landmarks don’t have to be physically tallest, but they should have important impact on people’s minds in terms of their history, culture, intriguing stories behind them and spectacular buildings as well, which reflect the city’s image and characters. Plan your Suzhou tour? Below are the top landmarks you shouldn’t miss.They are somehow, represent a certain character or role Suzhou played to the world. Come with China Dragon Tours, to witness and appreciate those famous Suzhou Landmarks.

Best Places to Take a Golf Tour in Suzhou

Suzhou is one of the Water town area in China and famous for its silk in China and the world. Now, it becomes more and more popular for its quality golf courses in the city. Golf being a very popular sport in China, hence golf courses which are called "green opium," in Chinese are not difficult to find even in the small town of Suzhou. The golf courses in the city are all well designed and decorated with the poetic scenery and beautiful environment. It is a one of the most welcoming places in China and can provide an indeed enjoyment to the golfer lovers and businessmen.

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Best Places for Holiday in Suzhou

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