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 81.67 (Very High)
    • Water Pollution 72.83 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 46.88 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 36.96 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 57.29 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 35.42 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 62.04 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 30.43 (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 17.5 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 15 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 20 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 50 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 5 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 13.89 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 17.5 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 22.5 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 92.5 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 80 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 19.44 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 22.5 (Low)
  • Living in Suzhou - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Suzhou is 138.86 (High)

    • Safety Index 82.75 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 75.8 (High)
    • Pollution Index 76.25 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 19.25 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 37.44 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 54.17 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 16.69 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 78.62 (Moderate)
    • 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 0.03 USD
    • International Movie per seat 5.78 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 35.07 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 91.16 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 23.11 USD

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

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