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Mudu Ancient Town

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Address: Mudu Town, Wuzhong District, Suzhou 215101, China
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08:30 - 17:30
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Sun - Sat 08:30 - 17:30

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pay for a boat to see this town-nice

When I arrived at this town, there is an area with washrooms and small stores. and I walked a long with a narrow street with lots of street food such as tofu and skewers, which is... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2014
Cynthia W
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Xi'an, China
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Singapore, Singapore
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16 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Personally, I felt that there are more authentic water towns around Suzhou and Mudu is wayyy over-hyped.

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Singapore
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94 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

This place has good views, but I think that there are many other old towns that have more about them. It's a good place to hang out after a day in tianping mountain but if you have other places to visit then you may want to give this place a miss.

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Thank Flymehigh
Shanghai, China
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74 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2015

It's near the snd. You can take line 1 and get off at the last stop. It's near to the hong kong street, the bars, ktvs and night street of Suzhou! Rest it's just a normal part of Suzhou, with shopping malls and people. Yes, the bars there are very cheap yet safe! A beer in 20 in a ktv.... More 

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Thank lovedoc10
Singapore, Singapore
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 May 2015

An ancient water town that is linked by water ways. Qing emperor also loved this town that he has a vacation palace that he will rest when he visited Suzhou during his reign ! Many historical monuments to see on foot or by boats. If you love Silk, you should visit some genuine silk stores that you may be able... More 

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1 Thank ATA-CTX
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92 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2014 via mobile

Must visit when you go to Suzhou. There are 4 temples near this town which is in ancient style and the most attractive oh this town is the hill near the ancient scenic spot Wer u can see the whole Suzhou town from the top of the hill for an aerial view.

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4 Thank Hsaka
Xi'an, China
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90 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2014 via mobile

When I arrived at this town, there is an area with washrooms and small stores. and I walked a long with a narrow street with lots of street food such as tofu and skewers, which is kind of boring. While I found out I can pay for a boat and see this town from the river, kind of cool and... More 

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3 Thank Cynthia W
Chengdu, China
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752 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 30 April 2014

Let's start with practicalities. Mudu is easier to reach these days as Line 2 of the Suzhou Metro comes out here. The sign from the Mudu Metro station says it is four kilometres more to the an cient town, but this feels wrong to us. We walked it on the way back in a leisurely thirty minutes. You can take... More 

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7 Thank Raymond W
Manchester, New Hampshire
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195 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2013

Mudu has 4 famous sights. Two are average and 2 are excellent. The current price for all sights is 60 RMB which is OK BUT..if the price goes up anymore than you should skip the sights. Mudu is not the bet water town in the region but it makes an easy half day trip from Suzhou. The town is relaxed,... More 

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2 Thank Calvin C
Suzhou, China
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39 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2013

Based on the Trip Advisor recommendations, last saturday, I made the trip to Mudu. I have been living in Suzhou for 3 years and I think the reviews on Mudu are overrated. Tongli, Jouzhang and even Pingjiang Lu are much better alternatives than Mudu. It is clean and have a lot of small food and not very attractive souvenirs. It... More 

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4 Thank carlos f
Montreal, Canada
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118 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2013

A nice and interesting place to visit to see a little bit more about Chinese culture. Some very old buildings.

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