Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #1 in Suzhou, China


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 5 sights
Distance 2.9 km
Ascend 40 m
Descend 39 m

Explore Suzhou in China with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Individual Sights in Suzhou

Sight 1: Great Wave Pavilion

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The Canglang Pavilion, variously translated as the Great Wave Pavilion, Surging Wave Pavilion, or Blue Wave Pavilion, is one of the Classical Gardens of Suzhou that are jointly recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is located at 3 Canglangting Street in Suzhou, Jiangsu China.

Wikipedia: Canglang Pavilion (EN)

146 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 2: Keyuan Garden

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Keyuan, a private garden in Suzhou, Jiangsu Province, China, is located at No. 708 Renmin Road, Gusu District.

Wikipedia: 可园 (苏州) (ZH)

1628 meters / 20 minutes

Sight 3: 开元寺无梁殿

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Kaiyuan Temple is located in the Renaissance Garden Community, No. 11, Panmennei East Street, Gusu District, Suzhou City, Jiangsu Province. In 1956, it was listed as a cultural relics protection unit in Jiangsu Province. In 2013, it was listed as the seventh batch of national key cultural relics protection units.

Wikipedia: 开元寺无梁殿 (ZH)

731 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 4: Ruiguang Pagoda

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Ruiguang Tower, also known as Ruiguang Temple Tower or Ruiguang Temple Tower, is an ancient tower of the Song Dynasty located in Panmen, Suzhou.

Wikipedia: 瑞光塔 (ZH)

393 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 5: Pan Gate

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Pan Gate, Pan Men, or Panmen is a historical landmark in Suzhou, Jiangsu, China. It is located on the south-west corner of the Main Canal or encircling canal of Suzhou. Originally built during the Spring and Autumn period in the state of Wu, historians estimate it to be around 2,500 years old. It is now part of the Pan Gate Scenic Area. It is known for the "three landmarks of Pan Gate". They are the Ruiguang Pagoda, the earliest pagoda in Suzhou built in 247, the Wu Gate Bridge, the entrance to the gate at that time over the water passage and the highest bridge in Suzhou at the time, and Pan Gate. The Ruigang Pagoda is constructed of brick with wooden platforms and has simple Buddhist carvings at its base.

Wikipedia: Pan Gate (EN)


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