Tour Packages | Cheap Flights | India Hotels | Car Rental India | Asia Travel Guide | Weekend Breaks | Cities Views | Yatra
 
Tour Packages Car Rentals Hotel Booking States India Travel Cheap Flights Weekend Breaks
  Home >> Tour Packages >> China Tours
 

Suzhou Tours

Positioned to Shanghai Municipality, Suzhou is a major city of China located in the southeast of Jiangsu Province. The city is situated on the lower range of the Yangtze River and on the shores of Taihu Lake. Originally founded in 514 BCE, Suzhou has kept over 2,500 years of rich history, and remnants of the past. Suzhou is also referred as the "Venice of the East" or "Venice of China”
Top destinations of this city china

The Lingering Garden was noticed as enriching remnants of national significance in 1961. This garden occupies in an area of 23,310 square meters, alienated into the middle, eastern, northern and western parts. The artistic way of designing between various kinds of architectural form are amended to it. Out of complete area, one third of the total area of the garden was recognized as the most outstanding in Suzhou. Lying to south of the garden, the ancestral temple and the house describes oldest past enriched history of this city.

Over 6,000 years Silk production in China has a history of the fifth century B.C. Suzhou has been considered as a treasury of silk producing for centuries. The China's first silk museum was founded in this primeval city. This museum exhibits various forms of silk weaving reflecting the origin, evolution and development of silk production. Right from ancient times to the Shang, Zhou, Han, Sui, Tang, Song, Yuan, Ming and Qing dynasties right through to present day, this museum has a huge amount of products to display.

Located in the town of Fengqiao, Hanshan Temple is in the west outskirts of Suzhou. During the Tang Dynasty (618-907), a well-known priest named Hanshan used to live in the temple, which was later renamed by his name. The temple was once rated as one of the 10 most famous temples in China.

 


 

Places To Visit in China The Great Wall Hangzhou city
Jiuzhaigou Nature reserve Museum of Qin Terracotta The Ming Tombs
Moga Caves Potala Palace The Bund
The Hutongs Suzhou Yangshuo Place
Beijing Attraction Shanghai Attraction  
   
City Break Tours | cheap international airfare | maldives travel vacations | india hotel reservation | weekend gateway | About us | how to pay | privacy policy | advertising | faqs | career | user agreement