The captivating Chinese city of Suzhou never fails to capture the imagination of the visitor with its numerous sightseeing and leisure attractions. These attractions have made the city a significant tourist destination, attracting visitors from China as well as foreign nations. This picturesque city boasts an array of interesting sights including pagodas, stone bridges and beautifully landscaped gardens.
Suzhou is internationally renowned as a splendid garden city and features numerous meticulously maintained areas of parkland. One of these is the famed Lingering Garden, which is recognized as a typical Chinese classical garden. This appealing area of parkland consists of four distinct areas, each possessing its own features of interest. An unusual aspect of this attraction is that a long winding corridor connects its main aspects of interest.
Another splendid local park is the attractive Lion Grove Garden which is especially reputed for the amazing rock grotto located at its centre. This unique attraction features an intricate maze with no less than nine pathways winding their way through the numerous caves. However the finest and largest of the city’s gardens is the Humble Administrator’s Garden, an expansive creation which is highly representative of the Ming Dynasty era.
On the other hand visitors who admire Chinese temples should make it a point to explore the handsome Hanshan Temple. This picturesque shrine boasts a historical legacy dating back to the Tang Dynasty. Within the temple compound in addition to the central Mahavira Hall you will find features of interest such as a tower, a corridor crafted in wood and a meandering stream.
Meanwhile any visitor with an interest in the distinctive local culture will be enthralled by the fascinating Suzhou Museum. This engrossing establishment features diverse exhibits including classical Chinese artworks, traditional paintings, calligraphy, local handicrafts, ceramics, documents and more.
On the other hand travellers who would like to learn more about the exquisite fabric of silk should make it a point to visit the splendid Suzhou Silk Museum. This captivating institution provides everything you may wish to know about this unique fabric.
The discerning visitor considering Suzhou accommodation will find a suitable rest in the Citadines Xinghai Suzhou. This attractive accommodation Suzhou offers provides appealing accommodations and courteous hospitality.