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 25 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 22.5 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 27.5 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 55 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 15 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 25 (Low)
    • Attacks 25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 32.5 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 82.5 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 75 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 27.78 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 22.5 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 32.5 (Low)
  • Living in Suzhou - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Suzhou is 136.99 (High)

    • Safety Index 73.13 (High)
    • Climate Index 75.8 (High)
    • Pollution Index 76.25 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 19.25 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 38.25 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 54.17 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 17.52 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 88.22 (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 0.02 USD
    • International Movie per seat 6.35 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 29.84 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 70.22 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 30.49 USD

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

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