Suzhou Private Grand City Tour

10 hr

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This is the only 1-day historic and cultural tour where you will experience the 2500-year-old Suzhou city. You have the opportunity to go by time-car back to the old days to feel the life style by visiting the beautiful garden which actually was the living house of the local riches back in that time. The Suzhou silk embroidery is something impressive for the people to learn to know the local art.

1. See the city’s...
This is the only 1-day historic and cultural tour where you will experience the 2500-year-old Suzhou city. You have the opportunity to go by time-car back to the old days to feel the life style by visiting the beautiful garden which actually was the living house of the local riches back in that time. The Suzhou silk embroidery is something impressive for the people to learn to know the local art.

1. See the city’s most famous attractions, Suzhou Museum, Tiger Hill and Lingering Garden
2. Learn about the city’s history from an expert guide
3. Enjoy free time to explore Pingjiang Road and Shantang Street on your own
4. Learn more knowledge of bonsai and the making
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Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Tiger Hill, No.8 Huqiushan, Suzhou 215008 China

Your MoreFunAsia tour guide will be welcoming you at your hotel or Shanghai Railway Station at 08:30 a.m.. Then, we will transfer to Suzhou and Tiger Hill.
Known also as Surging Sea Hill, is 36 meters (118 feet) in height. Climbing it, you will find a number of historical sites, some of which can be traced back over 2500 years ago, the founding year of Suzhou. The most attractive spot is the Tiger Hill Pagoda, also called Pagoda of Yunyang Temple, which is famous for being a leaning tower. Although the hill is relatively small, it has rich history.
There are thousands of magnificent bonsai trees on display in the Tiger Hill. The miniature replicas of full sized gardens will surely amaze you and will give an insight into the skill and...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Tiger Hill, No.8 Huqiushan, Suzhou 215008 China

Your MoreFunAsia tour guide will be welcoming you at your hotel or Shanghai Railway Station at 08:30 a.m.. Then, we will transfer to Suzhou and Tiger Hill.
Known also as Surging Sea Hill, is 36 meters (118 feet) in height. Climbing it, you will find a number of historical sites, some of which can be traced back over 2500 years ago, the founding year of Suzhou. The most attractive spot is the Tiger Hill Pagoda, also called Pagoda of Yunyang Temple, which is famous for being a leaning tower. Although the hill is relatively small, it has rich history.
There are thousands of magnificent bonsai trees on display in the Tiger Hill. The miniature replicas of full sized gardens will surely amaze you and will give an insight into the skill and the artistry of Chinese master gardeners that has been handed down long ago.
We will have a Bonsai lesson and learn to make a bonsai.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: The Lingering Garden, NO. 338 Liuyuan Road, Jinchang Dist, Suzhou 215008 China

Lingering Garden enjoys the equal popularity with Humble Administrator's Garden. Originally a classical private garden, it is one of the four most famous gardens in China. Possessing typical Qing style, it is well-known for the exquisite beauty of its magnificent halls, and the various sizes, shapes, and colors of the buildings. In 1997, it was recorded on the list of the world heritage by UESCO.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Shantang Street, Jinchang District, Suzhou 215008 China

Shantang Street is an ancient street with more than one thousand years’ history, lined with old buildings like memorial archways, ancestral temples, guild halls and modern buildings such as souvenir shops, tea houses and restaurants. The street reflects prosperity of both the present and the past Suzhou. Especially the southeast part of the street, also called old Shangtang Street, extends 360 meters (395 yards) long. There assembles various artifacts stores and local snacks.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Suzhou Embroidery Research Institute, No.272 Jingde Road, Pingjiang District, Suzhou 215003 China

Transfer to the Silk Embroidery Research Institute and enjoy the masterpieces of Su Embroidery.
Suzhou embroidery is one of the oldest embroidery techniques in the world with origins stretching back more for than 2,000 years and it is one of the first embroidery styles to be developed in China, but its detailed needlework and intricate images are still produced today.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Suzhou Museum, 204 Dongbei Jie, Pingjiang District, Suzhou 215000 China

Suzhou Museum’s designer, I.M. Pei, an internationally recognized and award-winning architect, traveled back to his hometown to design and build one of Suzhou’s most popular attractions.
The museum exhibits a vast collection of ancient ceramics, cultural relics and woodcarvings, and the handsome lotus pool at the museum’s center is a highlight there.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Kun Opera Museum, No.14 Zhongzhangjia Alley, Pingjiang District, Suzhou 215005 China

Kunqu Opera considered as “ancestor of Chinese operas” is one of the oldest extant forms of Chinese opera and it evolved from the Kunshan melody has been listed as one of the Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO since 2001.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Pingjiang Road, Pingjiang District, Suzhou China

This will be the last stop of the tour. However, Pingjiang Road is the epitome of the ancient city of Suzhou.
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. As well, it is a traditional Chinese painting scene for tourists to appreciate. Because of its nostalgic style, Pingjiang Road becomes the symbol of Suzhou ancient city.
When the tour is finished, we will back to Shanghai and drop you off at hotel.

Duration: 1 hour

Important Details

Included
  • Lunch - Local specialty
  • Private transportation
  • Have a Bonsai lesson and learn to make a bonsai
  • Dinner - Western and Local Speciality options are available, please advise at time of booking.
  • Professional tour guide
  • Entry/Admission - The Lingering Garden
  • Entry/Admission - Tiger Hill
Not Included
  • Gratuities
Departure Point
Suzhou Railway Station, Su Zhou Huo Che Zhan, Gusu Qu, Suzhou Shi, China

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

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 is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

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