Suzhou Private Tour from Shanghai: Pingjiang Road, Tongli Ancient Town and More

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Stop At: Pingjiang Road, Pingjiang District, Suzhou China

With the length of 1,606 meters, Pingjiang Road is a stone route with a river flowing across it. Here, bridges across the river, houses with white walls and black roofs built along the stone road, and the old walking leisurely, which presents the traditional Suzhou local life. Because of its nostalgic style, Pingjiang Road becomes the symbol of...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Pingjiang Road, Pingjiang District, Suzhou China

With the length of 1,606 meters, Pingjiang Road is a stone route with a river flowing across it. Here, bridges across the river, houses with white walls and black roofs built along the stone road, and the old walking leisurely, which presents the traditional Suzhou local life. Because of its nostalgic style, Pingjiang Road becomes the symbol of Suzhou ancient city. It’s a 1.6km-long (about 1mi) narrow road along the old canal, Pingjiang River, still maintaining its ancient Chinese water town features.Many small alleys intersect Pingjiang Road.Along the alleys are many old residential areas where celebrities used to live. Nowadays they have been changed to bars, teahouses, and cafes, while still maintaining their former appearances.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Suzhou Museum, 204 Dongbei St, Gusu Qu, Suzhou Shi, Jiangsu Sheng, China

Suzhou Museum is located at Gusu District, ancient city of Suzhou, Jiangsu Province. It is adjacent to the Humble Administrator’s Garden. The museum was first founded in 1960 on the site of Prince Zhong’s Mansion. The new exhibition building was designed by the world-famous Chinese-American architect named I. M. Pei and opened to visitors in October 2006. This museum has abundant porcelains, relics of the revolution, most notably celadon, handicraft works, calligraphies and paintings of Ming and Qing Dynasties (1368-1911) which fully embody the history, art, and culture of Suzhou and Yangtze River Delta.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Humble Administrator's Garden, No.178 Northeast Road, Pingjiang District, Suzhou 215001 China

The Humble Administrator's Garden is the largest and most renowned one in Suzhou Gardens. Due to its unique designs and ethereal beauty,it is listed as a World Cultural Heritage site and has also been designated as one of the Cultural Relics of National Importance under the Protection of the State as well as a Special Tourist Attraction of China.The garden was created upon the old relics of a residence and a Taoist temple. Water feature is the main background and its natural landscape includes small forests, hills and rock formations. It also has man-made pavilions, halls and parlors. Unlike the Grand View Garden and other famous gardens in Beijing, it is a representative work of the exquisite private garden style.The garden consists of Eastern, Central and Western sections as well as some residences of the former owners.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Tongli Town, Wujiang District, Suzhou 215217 China

Tongli Water Town
Tongli water town is one of the six famous ancient water towns in the south of the Yangtze River Delta, which are famous for their rivers, ancient bridges and house complexes. It is very rich in cultural heritage especially the large amount of exquisite bridges.Tongli water town deserves its reputation of a museum of ancient architectures' as there are good many houses and temples dating from the Ming and Qing Dynasties (1368-1911). Built along the riversides and decorated with flying eaves, carved windows, porcelain furniture, figured clay bricks, dapper gardens and small stairs leading down to the water, these complexes mean Tongli is a shining pearl among the water-towns south of Yangtze River.
Retreat and Reflection Garden (Tuisi Garden) is the most spectacular in theTongli town.The ingenious design for the garden conforms to the local landforms and conditions .The residential area in the west consists of an outer house and an inner house including the sedan hall, the tea hall, a main reception hall and two buildings forming the actual dwelling. The garden in the east has ponds, marble boats, waterside pavilions, halls, kiosks, verandas, rockeries and bridges.
Cruising on the river of Tongli Town and enjoying the beautiful scenery alongside the bank is really a special enjoyment in Suzhou.It’s a fantastic way to appreciate the special pristine and intoxicating atmosphere in Suzhou City.

Duration: 2 hours

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Important Details

Included
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Public transportation in Shanghai
  • Entry/Admission - Humble Administrator's Garden
  • Lunch
  • Professional tour guide
  • Cruise fee
  • Entry/Admission - Tongli Town
Not Included
Departure Point
Shanghai, China

Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from hotels centrally located in Shanghai.

8:30 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.