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Tongli Town, Suzhou

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Originally named Futu, Tongli Town holds the title as one of China's best-preserved water towns with millennia-old history. Explore the venerable streets where poets, painters, and scholars gathered to contribute to the nation's culture. Situated between five lakes and fifteen rivers, the ancient stone bridges connect different parts of the island town, and each bears a poetic name. As you walk through the alleys, inspect the ancient architecture built between the rule of Ming and Qing Dynasties (1368-1911). Visit the spectacular gardens known for their harmonious and compact design. Using our international travel planner, Suzhou attractions like Tongli Town can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • 同里古鎮如詩如畫,過年是多了些擠,但還算好逛,很多重覆的商店,但也多了新式的下午茶店,歇歇腳還是不錯的,進到老街別忘了先買票啊 
  • The village of Tongli is very characteristic of a China that is disappearing. It has been preserved as an attraction. It is not yet an amusement park but of course we feel that natural is by train of is clear before the imperatives of tourism. However, I recommend visiting!
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  • Tong Li, is a beautiful area with numerous canals and bridges. It is an ancient water town with a vast amount of rural China culture, boat taxis, shops and restaurants. . I traveled from Shanghai to T...  more »