There are reasons why Suzhou, China is the place to go. Enjoy the richest historical sites and a festival with great food for every occasion. Suzhou is located in the southeastern part of China and located in the center of Yangtze River Delta, sixty miles west of Shanghai. It is one of the oldest cities in the region, going back more than 2500 years. It is a hot travel destination that offers a lot to see and do.
Rich Historical Sites
Enjoy a collection of wood carvings, ancient ceramics, and other cultural artifacts that illustrate a beautiful and intriguing past. Check out The Suzhou Silk Museum, that showcases Suzhou as the silk capital of China. Guests show off a historical look into the rich history with a step-by-step process of silk-making from silk worm to finished product.
Attend one of the city’s wonderful festivals, which are always happening to celebrate life. The Hanshan Temple Bell Ringing Festival takes place every year on December 31st. During this festival, thousands ascend on the 1500 year old temple and listen to the bell ring 108 times for good luck. The Spring Festival is also an intriguing event to mark the Chinese New Year. Enjoy an unforgettable firework show and parade. But the best part of celebrating in Suzhou, China is the delectable food.
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Suzhou’s Humble Administrator’s Garden: a UNESCO World Heritage Site