Suzhou Tourism

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.

Travel to Suzhou and know why Suzhou was praised by Chinese poets since times unknown!

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of 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)
  • 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)
  • Quality of Life Index of Suzhou is 132.95 (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 36.94 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 54.17 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 19.32 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 70.29 (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.

  • 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 5.75 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 33.53 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 86.22 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 27.3 USD

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