Tongli Town, Suzhou, Jiangsu Province, China
About this place
Originally named Fushi, Tongli is an age-old but very well preserved water township with a history of more than 1,000 years.
Located on the eastern shore of Taihu Lake, just 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Suzhou City, Tongli town is 63 square kilometers (24 square miles) in area and has a population of over 33 thousand.
True to its reputation, Tongli is a really wonderful travel destination where you can spend a marvelous holiday or experience traditional Chinese culture.
Tongli is a town with a profound cultural background and achievement.
From ancient times, it has been teeming with poets, painters, Confucian scholars and government officials. Their abilities have made great contributions to progress in many areas of the country.
Dozens of stone tablets from different periods are preserved in Tongli and many of the streets are named after their official titles.
Walking through the alleys of this venerable water town, one cannot fail to appreciate its pristine and intoxicating atmosphere.
How to Get There:
For any city,you can go Suzhou frist then transfer the bus to Tongli.
Suzhou to Tongli:
Take a bus at Suzhou South Bus Station. It takes about 35 minutes. The bus departs at 6:30, 6:50, 8:30, 9:25, 11:00, 12:25, 14:00, 15:25, 16:20 and 17:00.
Shanghai has the direct bus to Tongli.
Tongli Town Address
Suzhou,Jiangsu, China, Jiangsu Province, Suzhou