Suzhou Tourism

Visit Suzhou - Best of Suzhou

Known for its classical gardens, waterside architecture and engaging history, Suzhou is a city in China’s Jiangsu province. A capital of the kingdom of Wu from the 12th to 4th centuries BC, Suzhou has its own distinct image in the Chinese history. It boasts its unique dialect and culture and today is the core city of China’s Yangtze River Delta.

Suzhou has been the centre for arts, skills and scholars since ancient times and holds true even today. Visit Suzhou to explore its beautiful gardens, exquisite hills, natural bounty and a history that dates back to 2500 years. A premium centre of Buddhism in ancient times, Suzhou retains its rustic charm and entices its visitors. The gardens blossom in the spring and the pleasing aroma fills the air captivating the senses of everyone around.

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Facts and Stats for Suzhou*

  • Pollution Statistics in Suzhou

    Know the pollution level of Suzhou before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 81.03 (Very High)
    • Water Pollution 71.59 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 45.65 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 37.5 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 57.61 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 36.96 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 61.54 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 30.68 (Low)
  • Suzhou: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Suzhou for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Suzhou.

    • Burglary and Theft 17.86 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 14.29 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 21.43 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 50 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 7.14 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 14.29 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 28.57 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 89.29 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 85.71 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 14.29 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 25 (Low)
  • Living in Suzhou - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Suzhou is 145.2 (High)

    • Safety Index 81.7 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 75.8 (High)
    • Pollution Index 75.83 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 19.25 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 40.27 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 54.17 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 16.75 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 95.95 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Suzhou

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Suzhou

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.02 USD
    • International Movie per seat 7.1 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 39.46 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 57.87 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 16.84 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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