You will have your own tour guide speaking English, and a private 7-12 seat air-conditioned company coach with a driver. Our tour guide will hold a name sign and wait for you at the exit of Suzhou Railway Station
Humble Administrator's Garden, Panmen City Gate, Grand Canal Cruise in downtown and Suzhou No.1 Silk Museum
① Picking up travelers from the Suzhou Train Sation and transfer to downtown.
② The the Humble Administrator's Garden is the largest classical garden in Suzhou and one of the four most famous classical gardens in China. It was originally built in 1513 A.D by Wang Xianchen, an imperial censor who had just been demoted and sent back to his hometown.
③ Panmen City Gate: It is the oldest city gate in existence in Suzhou city. It used to be one of the eight city gates during the Spring & Autumn Annals (770-476 BC) when Suzhou was the capital of the Wu Kindom. The current gate was reconstructed in 1351. It consists of Water and Land Gates, city gate.
④ The Grand Canal, 1,764 km (about 1200 miles) in length, is the longest man-made waterway as well as being the greatest in ancient China, far surpassing the next two grand canals of the world: the Suez and Panama Canals.
⑤ Suzhou No. 1 Silk Museum: Silk production in China has a history of 6,000 years. As early as the fifth century B.C., silk was exported to Asia, Europe and Africa along the Old Silk Road, making an outstanding contribution to world civilization. Suzhou has been a silk producer for centuries.
⑥ Later in the afternoon, you will be transferred to Suzhou Train Station.