City Guide


Updated on Mar 7, 2012

Suzhou does not have its own airport. Passengers must travel to neighboring Wuxi's ...


Updated on Feb 28, 2012

Public buses may not be the most convenient transport method for foreigners trying ...


Updated on Jan 24, 2018

Suzhou is building a subway network to ease traffic congestion and meet urban ...


Updated on Feb 28, 2012

Rail is an important transport mode into and out of Suzhou. Taking trains to nearby ...


Updated on Nov 12, 2012

Suzhou has some 4,000 taxis operated by more than 20 taxi companies, and still it's ...

Other rentable vehicles

Updated on Feb 28, 2012

If people want to move house or transport items weighing below 0.99 tons, vans are ...

Public Transportation Card

Updated on Feb 28, 2012

Suzhou Public Transportation Card, or 苏州通卡 (su1zhou1tong1ka3), is locally referred ...

Foreigners' guide to buy, drive cars

Updated on Feb 28, 2012

A passport and its translation paper with its visa endorsement to the Suzhou ...

By foot or by bike

Updated on Feb 29, 2012

China is known as a kingdom of bicycles. Free from traffic jams and crowded buses, ...

Buying train tickets online

Updated on Feb 25, 2013

Step 1 Register, run by the Ministry of Railways, is the only website ...

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City Guide
Suzhou Metro

Suzhou Metro Line 1, with 24 stations, entered service on April 28, 2012.


Visa Q&A, Residence Permits

City Facts

History, Location, Culture


Airport, Railway, Taxi, Bus


Mobile phone, Internet, IP Card

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Columns Suzhou Face

This series focuses on individuals who have lived in Suzhou, Jiangsu Province for a while and have a tale that’s worth telling. Age, gender, nationality and race are all unimportant in comparison with what adventures the subject has been up to, the experiences they can recount.

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