Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #4 in Suzhou, China


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 5 sights
Distance 4.5 km
Ascend 53 m
Descend 57 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: Mountain Villa with Embracing Beauty

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Mountain Villa with Embracing Beauty

The Mountain Villa with Embracing Beauty is a Chinese garden located on 272 Jingde Rd., inside the Embroidery Museum in Suzhou, Jiangsu, China. In 1997, it was recognized with other classical Suzhou gardens as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Wikipedia: Mountain Villa with Embracing Beauty (EN)

715 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 2: Chenghuang Temple

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The City God Temple of Suzhou Mansion is the City God Temple of the old Suzhou Mansion, located in the east section of Jingde Road in the old city of Suzhou City, Jiangsu Province, Jiangsu Province, built in the third year of Hongwu in the Ming Dynasty (1370). Its east and west wings once had the Changzhou County City God Temple and the Wu County City God Temple built in the 23rd year of Wanli in the Ming Dynasty (1595). At present, only the gate of the ceremony, the main hall and some ancient buildings of the City God Temple in Cheung Chau County on the east side still exist.

Wikipedia: 蘇州府城隍廟 (ZH)

1276 meters / 15 minutes

Sight 3: Mystery Temple

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Xuanmiao Temple is a prominent Taoist temple with a long history, located at the center of old Suzhou City.

Wikipedia: Xuanmiao Temple (EN)

1103 meters / 13 minutes

Sight 4: China Kunqu opera museum

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The Suzhou Museum of Opera and Theatre or China Kunqu Museum is a theatre museum in Suzhou, China. It is located in a Ming dynasty theatre of latticed wood and has display halls with old musical instruments, hand-copied books, lyrics and scores, masks and costumes. It also has other paraphernalia including a life size orchestra and photographs of performers. The museum also covers kunqu's 500-year-old history. The museum is often used for performances today and the teahouse stages daily shows.

Wikipedia: Suzhou Museum of Opera and Theatre (EN)

1429 meters / 17 minutes

Sight 5: Lion Grove Garden

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The Lion Grove Garden is a garden located at 23 Yuanlin Road in Gusu District, Suzhou, Jiangsu, China. The garden is famous for the large and labyrinthine grotto of taihu rocks at its center. The name of the garden is derived from the shape of these rocks, which are said to resemble lions. The garden is recognized with other classical gardens in Suzhou as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Wikipedia: Lion Grove Garden (EN)


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