Suzhou Full Day Tour
"There is heaven above and Suzhou and Hangzhou below", which is the ancient people's laudatory name for Suzhou and Hangzhou. What is Suzhou? She is a thousand-year-old city with a long history and the most vigorous and modern city. She is the south water town of the small bridge and flowing family, and the beautiful Taihu Lake. She is the most beautiful garden in the world and the traditional dwelling house of the Fengqiang Daiwa. She is the first mountain tiger hill in Wuzhong and the cold mountain temple of the passenger ship in the middle of the night. She is Fan Zhongyan, who is worried first and then happy. Sun Wuzi, a soldier who succumbs to war without fighting, is a Kunqu opera, a ballet critic, a silk and a Su embroidery.
Suzhou, like a brilliant pearl, is embedded in the fertile soil of the Yangtze River Delta. She is adjacent to Shanghai in the east, Jiaxing in the south, Huzhou in the west, Taihu Lake in the west, and the Yangtze River in the north. Suzhou covers an area of 8488 square kilometers. It has five municipalities, Changshu, Zhangjiagang, Taicang, Kunshan and Wujiang. The urban area is about 1650 square kilometers, including Canglang District, Pingjiang District, Jinyan District, High-tech District, Wuzhong District, Xiangcheng District and Industrial Park. The population of the city is about 6 million, and the urban population is about 2.3 million.
Suzhou is one of the eight key scenic tourist cities in China. Its beautiful lake and mountain scenery are complemented by rich human landscape. There are 538 cultural relics protection units, including 34 at the national level, 85 at the provincial level, and 18 at the national level. The thousand-year-old city, the ancient town of Shuixiang, the classical gardens and the scenery of Taihu Lake are the most distinctive features of Suzhou's tourism.
The ancient city of Suzhou was founded in 514 B.C. more than 2500 years ago. The ancient city covers an area of 14.2 square kilometers. It is situated in the water network. Streets are built by rivers and buildings are built by rivers. So far, the double chessboard pattern of "parallel land and water, adjacent river streets" has been basically maintained, forming the scene of people living in front of lanes, behind rivers and bridges.
"Jiangnan gardens are the best in the world and Suzhou gardens are the best in the south of the Yangtze River". Suzhou gardens are the pride of Suzhou people. There are more than 60 well-preserved classical gardens. Among the four famous gardens in China, there are two left-behind gardens and two left-behind gardens. Nine classical gardens, including Zhuozheng gardens, left-behind gardens, Huanxiu Villas, Netmaster gardens, Lion Forest, Gardens, Lotus Root Gardens, Canglang Pavilion and Qusi Gardens, have been Production directory.
The ancient water towns in Suzhou are the models of the water towns in the south of the Yangtze River. Among them, the representative ones are Zhouzhuang, Tongli, Mudu, Jinxi, Jiaozhi and Fengqiao. These ancient towns retain a large number of old houses of the Ming and Qing dynasties, ancient streets, long water lanes, winding rivers, clear and clear water bridges, and the water town customs of "sedan cars advance through doors and boats pass through in their homes" are the ancient water towns in Suzhou. A true portrait.
Taihu Lake is the third largest freshwater lake in China. About 75% of its water area is in Suzhou, and 48 of its 72 peaks are in Suzhou. Lingyan Mountain, Tianping Mountain, Tianchi Mountain and Eastern and Western Mountain are dotted on the shore of Taihu Lake, forming a refined world with clear water, blue sky and beautiful lake scenery.
In recent years, the modern leisure tourism products of Jinji Lake in Suzhou Industrial Park are rapidly rising. Such as Li Gongdi International Style Commercial Water Street, Harmonious Times Square, Ferris Wheel Park, Kewen Center...
Suzhou is historical and traditional, and Suzhou is modern and fashionable. History and modernity converge here. This is Suzhou, both ancient and modern, as well as Chinese and foreign. It is a precious myth and a city legend.