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In the city of celebrated gardens, little gems hide

Aug 23, 2017

SUZHOU is a bit of old hat as a tourist destination. Visiting the city's famed classic gardens is commonly on every to-do list for travelers in this region of ...


Experience the New World of Opera with the iSING! International Young Artists Festival

Jul 26, 2017|By Rick Perdian

Crisscrossed with canals and home to classic gardens that are on the UNESCO World Heritage List, Suzhou is renowned as the Venice of the East. The ancient city also has ...


Suzhou is a modern and ancient masterpiece

Jul 12, 2017

WHAT are your favorite places in Suzhou? There can be hundreds of different answers to this question. There are, however, two places frequently mentioned by the locals ...


Roaming a scenic village without rubbing elbows

Jul 12, 2017

ASIDE from fruit-pickers during harvest season, Luxiang Village on the outskirts of Suzhou tends to get overlooked. That's a pity because it is said to be among the ...


Shangfang Hill Flower Festival

Mar 9, 2017

Time: March 1 – May 7 Venue: Suzhou Shangfang Hill National Forest Park Hosts: Suzhou Botanical Garden Shangfang Hill National Forest Park This year's festival ...


Performances

Mar 9, 2017

Time: 10am, 1:30pm and 2:30pm on Saturdays, Sundays, public holidays until May 1. Each show lasts 20 minutes. Venue: Outdoor stage on the lawn near the ...


Interactive Robot 'Hua Bao'

Mar 9, 2017

Time: Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays until May 1 Venue: Near the entrance Content: "Hua Bao" the robot will interact with visitors. Besides greeting them, the ...


Other activities

Mar 9, 2017

Time: March 1- May 7 Venue: Along the main boulevard and the Leisure Island 1. An exhibition of dried flowers, flower tea and flower vases 2. Food stands run by Lu ...


Flower Forecast

Mar 9, 2017

The flowering period of different plant species is forecasted through a bulletin board at the park entrance for the convenience of visitors. March is the season to see ...


A biennale with Suzhou characteristics

Oct 17, 2016|By Wang Jie

SUZHOU conjures up images of classic gardens and silk but much less with contemporary art. So when "Suzhou Documents" was announced in August, many related it to a ...


The Terrace – best Italian in Suzhou?

Oct 14, 2016

As a British expat there are a few things that I cannot live without; the Premier League for football, a decent curry and a good source of pasta. Now we have Ann's ...


The rise of the Urban Green spaces in Suzhou

Sep 8, 2016

I have lots of plants in my office. Not because I am good at looking after plants, quite the opposite, but because I will buy plants from street sellers or at the side ...


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