Suzhou Environs

Suzhou

Located at the heart of Yangtze River Delta, Suzhou is bordering Shanghai on the east, and nestled by Yangtze River on the north. Suzhou has a gifted and geographic advantage for its convenient transportation to the other major cities in one or two hours’ travel, such as Shanghai, Nanjing, Zhejiang, etc. With a total population of 6.5 million living and working here, Suzhou covers a territory of 8,488 km2. Based on its long history of over 2,500 years, Suzhou is well known for its unrivaled cultural heritage and great talents. The city is renowned for its elegant stone bridges, numerous majestic pagodas, and meticulously designed gardens, which have become a great tourist attraction......

Suzhou Industrial Park (SIP)

Ever since China’s opening-up and reform policies in 1978, Suzhou maintains a healthy fast-developing speed and now Suzhou is the second largest city in terms of industrial output among Chinese cities. Suzhou has become the most dynamic city and the new technology hub of China......

Shanghai

Lying on the estuary of Chang Jiang (Yangtze) River, Shanghai is regarded as the economic capital in Mainland China. Besides its leading role of economic development, Shanghai also serves as the important cultural, financial, trading and industrial centers of China. If compared to Paris in its 1930s, Shanghai nowadays is more like New York. Arriving in Shanghai, immediately, you will be overwhelmed by all the crowds, autos, malls and skyscrapers. As the largest city in Mainland China in terms of population (18 million) and density (2,945/kmq), Shanghai is a booming melting pot of East and West......

Hangzhou

Hangzhou casts an enchanting spell. Marco Polo marveled that it was "the most beautiful and elegant place in the world" and a popular Chinese saying boasts, "above there is heaven, below there is Suzhou and Hangzhou." The serene loveliness of Hangzhou's West Lake (Xi Hu) and the surrounding hills remain spellbinding. Millions of tourists visit every year to admire Hangzhou's graceful willows, tranquil waters and expansive gardens.....

Tongli & Zhouzhuang

China's water towns, often referred to as Venice of the east, are famous for their ancient buildings, bridges, canals, and ways of life that have not changed in centuries. They are idyllic destinations to unwind from the hustle and bustle of China's cities and can offer visitors glimpses into China's ancient past...