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Tongli Town, Suzhou

Categories: Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
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4.3/5 based on 550+ reviews on the web
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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  • A great place to visit. Shopping and walk around. Plane ti visit Tiger Hill in the morning or till afternoon, then take boat ride for RMB 55 to here. 
  • One of the very best and still most authentic of the water towns. Ensure that on arrival in Tongli that you ask for the ancient town. (Tongli has a large modern city producing telecommunications softw...  read more »
  • 刚转到一个新部门,赶上一次大的TeamBuilding,去同里做拓展,同里以前去过,园林加古镇,和甪直,周庄类似,从个人旅游偏好的角度,没有什么值得去的,但是和这么多同事,一起参加活动,带着竞争意识,有点像真人综艺,还是挺有意思的,当同一团队的小伙伴,冒着酷暑,完成任务,坐在一个小咖啡店里,吃着不同味道的冰激凌,大家的距离立马拉近了不少。 
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