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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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  • It is now skip the taxi from Suzhou. It is a leafy Konan old town comes from Suzhou and the real in the countryside in the South of the hustle. Helpful little taken admission to get into the city. High and the amount is too much.
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  • From Suzhou province Northern Bus Terminal 8 on the original bus, on a day trip in the evening went to the old town of tongli. Su North bus terminal is in the old town of tongli admission ticket (price 100 Yuan) 90 was sold in the original. You can go with as you arrive at the bus terminal of tongli from Suzhou bus ride about an hour and 20 minutes walk to the old town of tongli. You can go there because the first signal is a crossroads turn left and walk about 10 minutes to the entrance of the old town of tongli go because the bus behind and walk to the left (West) side immediately before the right angle joins road and walk about 5 minutes. I would also take it to good people who don't like walking so electric carts at the bus terminal in the same village or pick up to the old town of tongli. Could not be visited in the evening March away closed 17:30 to the recession seems a close look at the. Because at the time, however, few tourists in the evening and start lighting fire to the red lanterns along the Canal was a very good atmosphere. Aboard bus 18: 40 but could not confirm the time of the last bus back to Suzhou, Suzhou railway station North exit to be able.
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  • Actually visited in January 2016. We took the train from Shanghai to Suzhou, then the bus from Suzhou to this little water town. Had been reading reviews at the time that it was smaller and less crowd...  more »