Welcome to the fastest-growing city in China.
How I See Suzhou
Suzhou is the garden city on the Yangtze River Delta, with more than 2,500 years of history and culture to its name. Get lost exploring sights like the grand canal, local silk embroidery shops, and the city's famously breathtaking lake and gardens.
Know Before You Go
Need a dip after a long day of adventuring? Make a splash at WET, our indoor heated pool at W Suzhou.
Talk Like a Local
Learn the slang from the streets.
你好 Nǐ hǎo
Nǐ hǎo, nice to meet you!
Neighborhoods to Explore
Suzhou downtown is best explored on foot to experience all of the modern and traditional elements of the city.
1. Pingjiang Road
Despite being touristy, it’s a must-do in Suzhou. The street is lined with tea houses and local opera theaters.
2. Shantang Street
Shantang Street is mentioned several times in Chinese literature classics for its special importance to Suzhou culture.
3. Fengmeng Street
A perfect street to experience the local life. Get a taste of lively markets and tasty street snacks.
Ultimate Access to Suzhou
No.299 Xing Long St
Go-karting in Suzhou will make you feel like a international Grand Prix champion.
Jinji Lake Shilla Hotel Block C , 2F, Modern Plaza, Wang Dun Rd
CHOC+ presents traditional Chinese cuisine with modern aesthetics. With seasonal offerings, the chef’s menu is a must-have.
Xinghan St. 188, Suzhou Industrial Park
A traditional French bakery, just around the corner from W Suzhou.
168 Xinggang St
Sailing the waters surrounding Suzhou is an exotic experience unlike any other.
Spotted in Suzhou
Lead image by Ilya Ilyukhin