Family and Kids in Suzhou

Looking out for what can you do with kids and family in Suzhou? Here are the things that you should not miss out on a family vacation with kids, toddlers, or babies. Discover the ultimate places for kids in Suzhou, be it water parks, theme parks, or playgrounds. Children will have fun, learn new things, get good food and will not get bored in long queues. Keep reading to know about awesome places and activities to enjoy with your kids in Suzhou.
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Let's explore our list of kid-friendly attractions in Suzhou for perfect family outings and getaways.

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    Humble Administrator's Garden Or Zhuo Zeng Yuan

    Garden, Picnic Spot

    The most famous of all the classical gardens in Suzhou, this one covers an area of 52,000 square metres and is the largest of its kind. A UNESCO world heritage site, it was originally built in early 16th century. Created upon the old relics of a resident and a temple, huge halls, natural landscapes, man-made pavilions, small forests, hills, rock formations and water bodies add to the gigantic b...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    Lion Grove Garden Or Shi Zi Lin

    Garden, Observatory

    One of the four most important classical gardens of Suzhou, Lion grove garden was built in mid-fourteenth century during the rule of Yuan dynasty. The garden gets its name from the Lion cliff on Mountain Xitianmu in Zhejiang Province which also has many rock formations resembling lions. The garden was renamed several times and has always been a popular focal point for Buddhism activities. Sprea...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    Tiger Hill

    Educational Site

    Also known as Surging sea hill, this large hillock covers an enormous area of 14100 square metres and is 36 metres in height. A bounty of historical sites that can be dated back to 2500 years, this is an example of ‘big treats coming in small package’. Attractions Include The tomb of King He Lu: After the burial of this king in 496 BC, a white tiger came and sat upon his grave henc...Read more
  4. Amazing Suzhou attraction for kids
    Suzhou Museum

    Educational Site

    Originally a site of the Mansion of Prince Zong, this museum was founded in 1960 and is dedicated to porcelains, relics of the revolution, most notably celadon, handicraft works, calligraphies and paintings of Ming and Qing Dynasties which define the history, art and culture of Suzhou and Yangtze delta. Exhibition halls surrounded by the classical gardens give the structure of the Suzhou museum...Read more
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    Pingjiang Road

    Educational Site

    Paralleling the Pingjian River, Pingjiang road stretches for 1606 metres. Lined with typical houses of ancient Suzhou, this street has a phenomenal architecture. White walls and black tiles represent the simple but elegant way of Chinese architectural homes. The old town still retains the culture of Song Dynasty and boasts a history of 800 years. Bookshops, Local opera theatres, Pingtang museum...Read more
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Suzhou
    Suzhou Amusement Park

    Amusement Park

    Great rides, a huge sign resembling the “HOLLYWOOD” sign and China’s biggest suspending rollercoaster are the highlights of this amusement park. Suspended Looping coaster, Flying Coaster, park’s faux Roman coliseum and derelict pirate ship certainly entertains the visitors!
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    Liu Lingering Garden Or Liu Yuan


    Spread over 23,300 Square metres of area, this was originally a classical private garden and is one of the four most famous gardens in Suzhou. Built in classic Qing style, it is famous for its delicate beauty, magnificent halls and admirable structures. It has a history of 400 years and needless to say is a UNESCO world heritage sight. Divided into four parts; Promising structures, stunning nat...Read more
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    Shantang Street Or Seven-Li Shantang

    Family and Kids

    A riverside pedestrian road in the northwest area of Suzhou, Shantang Street is a very popular tourist hub. It begins at the Changmen gate and ends at the scenic tiger hill. It stretches for 2.2 miles (Seven Li in Chinese units) which gives the street its name. Claimed as the first street in Suzhou, the street has a history of 1100 years, distinct streets and alleys and happening events! Shanta...Read more
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    Hanshan Temple Or Cold Mountain Temple

    Family and Kids

    Located at around three miles from the Fengqiao old town, this temple was originally built during the Liang dynasty. It was renovated repeatedly and the current 10600 square metres of area represents the architectural style of Qing dynasty. Attractions within the temple area include: Grand prayer hall Sutra-collection building Bell tower Fengjian Pabilion Tablets corridor Puming Pagoda Statue ...Read more
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    Jinji Lake

    Family and Kids

    The largest inland city lake in China, Jinji Lake gets its name from the legendary golden rooster (Jinji) that once fell into a boat on the lake. Occupying the area of 10 square kilometres, Jinji Lake has a Cultural Convention and Exhibition Spot, Fashion & Shopping Spot, Leisure & Diverse Spot, Urban Sight-seeing Spot and Central Waterscape Spot. Considered Suzhou’s ‘New He...Read more
  11. The best option for younger visitors
    Guan Qian Shopping Street

    Family and Kids

    A popular commerce hub of the Suzhou downtown, Guan Qian shopping street is famous for its speciality restaurants, high-quality ham-stores and silverware merchandise. You can also shop for some fashionable clothing at the Golden eagle shopping centre! Great for Shopaholics!
  12. A place where kids enjoy and have fun
    Panmen Scenic Area


    A historic site clubbed with fantastic verdant panorama is what makes the Panmen scenic area a top-rated tourist destination of China. Attractions within the scenic area: Ruigung Pagoda: Oldest Pagoda in Suzhou from the Three Kingdoms period. Panmen City Gate: The only well preserved water and land city gate Wumen Bridge: Highest ancient bridge in Suzhou, built in early 11th century.  Th...Read more
  13. A place perfect for families with kids
    Blue Wave Pavilion Or Canglang Pavilion


    One of the four most famous gardens in the city, it is also the oldest and date back to Northern Song Dynasty (906-1127). Incredible man-made rock formations, verdant bamboo forests, winding corridors, pavilions, hills, pools, mountain forests and huge halls with history represent the amalgamation of man-made beauty and natural allure!
  14. A favorite place to take the kids in the city
    Couple's Retreat Garden Or Ou Yuan


    Originally built by Lu Jin- a prefect of Baoning district in late 19th century, this garden was later developed by Shen Bingcheng-the magistrate of Susong. Referring to the two parts of the garden that resembles a couple; it was also called as Couple’s retreat garden. Spread over 0.33 hectares of area, it is a classic residential garden and has many structures and buildings within its are...Read more
  15. It's just one of those places to visit and hang out
    Yipu Garden Or The Garden Of Cultivation

    Garden, Educational Site

    A small scale garden belonging to the Ming Dynasty, this elegant enclave depicts the simplicity of a typical Chinese garden. Halls, narrow paths adorned by rocks, pavilions, pond, yards and corridors lined up with beautiful trees and flowering plants are a pleasant sight! Drop in here for a morning stroll or an afternoon recreation!