This well-planned lakeside area is one of the city’s most popular leisure spots, offering outdoor activities as well as a diverse variety of shops and restaurants.
Tour the temple complex where for many years imperial scholars would pray to the philosopher Confucius before sitting their tough examinations.
From the Chinese Revolution to the nationalist government of the Kuomintang party, this palace has played a part in modern China’s dramatic political upheavals.
Considered to be Suzhou’s most impressive garden, this beautifully landscaped space is best known for its interesting water features.
Visit the majestic tomb of the man who ended China’s feudal monarchy and who is known as the father of modern China.
Explore the islands, temples, bonsai museum and beautiful flower- and tree-filled gardens of a huge park with an ancient history.
Set in an innovative I. M. Pei building, this museum has a small yet impressive collection of art and artifacts, including prehistoric pottery.