Suzhou is a city of more than 2500 years of history, full of culture and charm. Today, you will explore the ancient business section, traditional performance art stage, and find out more about lives lived here in ancient times. Book this Suzhou Ancient City tour starting at your hotel in Suzhou, or the train station.
First you will visit PingJiang ancient street which is the most complete historical street in Suzhou city. It shows the pattern of ancient Suzhou, where you can find lots of ancient houses around.
Visit Mr. Pan's house, the kunqu opera museum. You will take a boat cruise in the pingjiang river beside the ancient street, and can ask the boatman to sing the boat-song for you. If you are lucky to have a good singer, this could be a great experience!
After lunch, move on to another ancient section named Shantang ancient street. It used to be a commercial street at the times of Ming and Qing dynasties. Today it is the most famous street in Suzhou Ancient town, boastling with stores and tourists. You will have a short rest in a local tea house, where you can taste a cup of chinese tea and enjoy a pingtan opera show!
Then stroll to the west part, to feel the natural life of local people, and try different kinds of local snakes. Go back to your hotel or Suzhou train station at around 16:00.
Please don't forget to add your hotel address for a pickup and drop off.
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