The No.1 Silk Factory
Discover how silk is produced from seri-culture to finished good.
Take a guided tour of this factory and watch the overall process of how silk-made products are made, get to know different types of silkworm breeds, and shop for high quality crafted silk comforters.
Address:No.94 Nanmen Road, Canglang District, Suzhou, 215007
Charming little place on historic Pingjiang Road.
Fancy a drink during your exploration of beautiful Pingjiang? You will have to book in advance as Locke Pub is a tiny traditional house. They do not have menu as they produce the food according to what is fresh. Say hi to a very special member of the staff, Mina the Golden Retriever, and see if the white cat is on the air conditioner.
Address:240,Pingjiang, Suzhou, 215000
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Wonderful landscape full of history and myths.
A very famous poet from the Song Dynasty once said, "If you are in Suzhou then you must visit Tiger Hill." The historical sites in this garden can be traced back over 2500 years, but the most characteristic feature of this garden is its leaning pagoda, a symbol of the city!
Address:Huqiu Mountain Gate 8, Suzhou, 215008
Chuan Fu Lao Zao Fang
Sichuan restaurant with a show.
If you are up for Sichuan spicy food, this is the perfect place. Try their famous fried frog and tofu cooked in a hot stone. Do not miss out their "Bian Lian" opera performance while you are eating.
Address:318 Su ya Road, 4F, Industrial Park, Suzhou, 215000
Ping Tan Shu Yuan
Sip traditional tea while you enjoy a Ping Tan performance.
This relaxing tea house is located in historic Shan Tan Street, built along the canal. Besides their wide tea selection, including the famous Suzhounese "Bi luo chun," you can watch a Ping Tan performance and even choose your favorite song from the menu.
Address:180 Shan tang street, Gu su district, Suzhou, 215000
Feng Men Heng Jie
Local food market.
If you are a foodie and like to experience the local culture, this place is a must-see. With more than 100 years of history, this market sells mostly fruits and vegetables from nearby farms. Enjoy the bustle and hustle and get ready to bargain!
Address:34 Feng men Road, Wu zhong district, Suzhou, 215000
Mamma Mia Pizzeria
Family-style Italian restaurant.
Italian-owned restaurant with a stunning view of Jinji Lake, elegant decorations, and attentive service. You cannot leave the premises without tasting Chef's Enzo authentic Neapolitan margherita pizza cooked in a wood oven directly imported from Italy.
Address:No. 18 Xingzhou Street, Industrial Park, Suzhou
phone:+86 (021) 5081 0966
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Cai Zhi Zhai
Suzhou-style traditional products.
Cai Zhi Zhai is located on Guan Qian Street and was founded by Emperor Tong Zhi in the 9th year (1870). You can buy many kinds of Suzhou-style traditional food, like Suzhou-style sweets, roasted nuts and seeds.
Address:91 Guan Qian Street, Suzhou, 215000
Wei Tang Pearl Market
Suzhou is quite the destination when it comes to shopping for pearls.
This interesting market on the outskirts of the city is widely acknowledged as the largest market in China for freshwater pearls. There are over 130 small booths and more than 30 pearl companies at this market. They all sell nice goods like pearls and jewelry. Here you can get some custom-made pearl accessories.
Address:88 Pearl Lake Road, Xiangcheng District, Suzhou, 215134
One of Suzhou's original main streets running around a narrow canal.
This road is lined with shops and traditional teahouses. There are also restaurants serving delicious Suzhou dishes and local snacks. Try the famous Mandarin fish, sip tea, shop and wander!
Address:Pingjiang Road, Suzhou, 215000
Lao Suzhou Da Ke Tang
This is a great place for local Suzhou food.
This is a popular place for local cuisine, like small wontons, roast duck, sheng jian bao, osmanthus sugar lotus root, stir-fried tea tree mushroom, shrimp, beef fried dumplings, salt and pepper ribs, and apricot bao mushroom broccoli. It will provide a unique atmosphere in which you can enjoy your meal.
Address:1699 Xiandai Avenue In city 4F, Industrial Park, Suzhou, 215000
The Camel Sports Bar
Known for their live telecasts of popular sporting events.
The Camel Sports Bar is the perfect casual bar to relax in. Enjoy a wide selection of beers and wine while you're watching your favorite sports. Don't miss burger night on Wednesday, when you can enjoy a bacon cheeseburger and a pint for only 50 RMB.
Address:B1, 188 Xinghai Street, Industrial Park, Suzhou, 215000
Wenmiao Antique Market
Antique and art market inside a historic temple.
This unique antique market is located inside Wenmiao Temple, which was built more than 960 years ago and was once home of Master Kongzi. Nowadays, art and antiques dealers from all over the country gather to sell their pieces, from porcelain, jade and bronze to ancient coins and stamps.
Address:519 Ren min Road, Gu su district, Suzhou, 215000
Authentic Irish bar in the middle of bustling Shi Quan Street.
This is your spot if you are looking for a home away from home. Equipped with pool tables, WiFi, and a wide variety of beer on tap such as Guinness and Duvel. Try their signature meat pies and meet Jane, the owner and be surprised by her brilliant hospitality!
Address:621 Shiquan Street, Gu su district, Suzhou, 215000