Suzhou – Paradise on earth

Known as "Heaven On Earth", Suzhou is unforgettable. Its elegant gardens and beautiful, ancient waterway and canals will enchant you. The home of the Chinese silk industry, Suzhou has so much to offer.

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    The Grand Canal

    The traffic on the Grand Canal reminds you of Suzhou that it was the original source of the 'sea' silk road.

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    Suzhou Classical Gardens

    Suzhou is China's well-known "city of gardens", which tops all others in both the number and the artistry of gardens. Dating from Pi Jiang Garden of the Eastern Jing Dynasty,Suzhou's art of gardening has undergone a history of 1, 500 years. There were once over 200 gardens in the city,and 69 of them are still in good preservation today.

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    Hanshan Temple

    The temple was once one of the 10 most famous temples in China. Zhang Ji, a famous Tang-dynasty poet, wrote the poem "A Night Mooring by Maple Bridge," which, consequently, made the temple even more popular nationwide.

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    Zhouzhuang Watertown

    Zhouzhuang located in southwest Kunshan County in Jiangsu Province, Zhouzhuang is a famous town crisscross with rivers and lakes in South China. It is renowned for its quiet and exquisite surroundings, and simple and ancient houses.

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    Taihu Lake

    Located in the southern part of the Yangtze River delta, Taihu Lake is the third largest freshwater lake in China. With a surface area of about 2,338 square kilometers (about 902 square miles), Taihu Lake is a famous scenic spot in China and is famed for its lake, its hills and its splendid man-made scenery.

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    JinJi Lake Scenic Area

    The jinji Lake scenic spot covers an area of 10 square kilometers, with 7.4 square meters' water surface. The area boasts of 8 scenes. The blue sky, green rippling waters, and forest and lawns by the lake are gaining reputation as new, modern tourist attraction besides the classical gardens in Suzhou.

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