Suzhou is one of the biggest cities in China and among the wealthiest settlements in the world. It is heralded as a capital of art, culture, and academia – all of which make it an amazing destination to visit. So, here are a few important facts to keep in mind if you’re planning a visit here yourself.
The Ancient Gardens
The massive gardens found across the city have become its greatest attractions and are absolute must-visits during your time here. In particular, the Suzhou National Gardens are renowned worldwide and have been listed as a World Heritage Site.
An Affluent City
The population of Suzhou is primarily made up of educated middle-class people and the city has a thriving tech and services industry. All this means that the city is very modern and has a lively feel to it.
The Water Towns
If you-re staying in a centrally-located service apartment Suzhou has to offer – say, for instance, the Citadines Xinghai Suzhou – you should definitely visit the city’s famous water towns. Canals carve their way through this town and imbue it with an inimitable sense of charm and tranquility.
Food is actually one of the biggest attractions here in Suzhou and people flock from all over the world to taste the unique cuisine available here. Jiangsu-style gourmet cuisine is a favourite in Suzhou while there are also some amazing seafood options.