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
Yangcheng Lake hairy crabs are a must eat in autumn. We use eight tools to enjoy crabs: hammer, scissors, tongs, spatula, spoon, fork, scrape, needle.
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.
4. Jinji Lake & Moon Harbor
Explore the Jinji Lake scenery. Take a night cruise and chill on the lake.
Ultimate Access to Suzhou
ID PARK, 1-1 Swan Dang Rd
Tradition and fashion meet at a conceptual 24-hour play of architecture and light.
Building C2, Moon Harbor
LUMOS is a fusion bar and restaurant located at Moon Harbor. With contrasting colors and layout, it's stylish and popular among young people.
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.