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Mudu Ancient Town, Suzhou

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Absorb more than 2,500 years of history among the idyllic landscape gardens, ornate bridges, and small rivers of Mudu Ancient Town. Having witnessed the rise and fall of one dynasty after another, the town has remained an important hub of culture and commerce, and over its long lifetime it has given the country some of its finest scholars and successful businessmen. Built upon waterways, the town affords many examples of picturesque folk mansions, filled with intricate and aged artifacts and furniture, alongside carefully constructed decorative gardens, which can be explored for a small fee. Be sure to take a boat ride on the rivers, offering an alternate overview of the ancient town. Make Mudu Ancient Town part of your personalized Suzhou itinerary using our Suzhou holiday planner.
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  • Personally, I felt that there are more authentic water towns around Suzhou and Mudu is wayyy over-hyped.  more »
  • This place has good views, but I think that there are many other old towns that have more about them. It's a good place to hang out after a day in tianping mountain but if you have other places to vis...  more »
  • 这是接触的第一个古镇,印象比较深刻,很喜欢里面真实的生活状态,乾隆每次来江南要去的木渎,木塞于渎由此得名,又叫渎川,香溪,还有西施桥,在出了古镇之后还有灵岩山很不错建议去一下  more »