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Suzhou Silk Museum, Suzhou
(3.5/5 based on 170+ reviews on the web)
At Suzhou Silk Museum, watch silk being spun on old-fashioned looms and learn how to tell the real deal from imitations. Surrounded by mulberry shrubs--the favorite food of silkworms--the museum boasts exhibitions on the 4,000-year history of China’s silk capital. As you enter, you'll see a long, white, curved wall, which symbolizes the Silk Road and its role in the development of this fine fabric. Three marble statues of girls--picking mulberry leaves, washing fabric, and weaving--introduce you to the silk-making process. Look for a room full of models of silkworms in mulberry leaves spinning cocoons, then see how silk fashions have changed over the centuries under the influence of different dynasties. Arrange to visit Suzhou Silk Museum and other attractions in Suzhou using our Suzhou trip builder.
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  • You could go with free admission. And the 有ttari garden in the Museum is a large Museum. How to exhibit a kind of Aquarium is made of silk products from the past and finally lead to the sale of goods. It is a museum you can admire the slowly. Visit think on its feet as there are attractions
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  • interesting information but info given is very superficial. The aim for this facility is to get you to buy the silk duvets and silk garments and scarves. 
  • Nothing impressive over here but was made to follow along as part of the package tour itinerary. Suzhou is indeed famous for their silk since ancient times. Here, you see brief introduction to how sil...  more »
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  • OMG....pass on this. If you want to buy silk stuff it is a worthy stop but if you are looking for history, do not go...
  • Under construction 2016. Before that a must see.
  • 可以看到丝绸制作的流程,除此之外没什么意思。
  • 增長知識...