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Address: Within the District, Pingjiang District, Suzhou 215001, China
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City moat or Grand Canal - that is the question

The ancient city moat surrounds Suzhou on 4 sides of a NESW square and you can walk it on an exercise trail. I suspect that most of the reviews of boat trips on the Grand Canal... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2017
Corsham, United Kingdom
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Corsham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 March 2017

The ancient city moat surrounds Suzhou on 4 sides of a NESW square and you can walk it on an exercise trail. I suspect that most of the reviews of boat trips on the Grand Canal at Suzhou actually refer to the city moat, so check out those reviews too. The walk from Xumen Gate in the west, to Panmen... More 

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Sulaymaniyah, Iraq
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Reviewed 16 November 2016

Actually it was amazing trip but first problem was the language because he speak in Chinese just also they put gurl playing music with sing song was so bad voice also if you want see good you should jump fast in side tge boeat and be near windows chinse will push you and take all seat near windows so be... More 

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Pune, India
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Reviewed 9 October 2016

If you like a long, quiet walk, then this is a great place in Suzhou. The Suzhou moat has a "fitness trail" running along its 15 km perimeter. We walked a fraction of it, but would love to explore more of it. It's a scenic route and the views of the old town wall, gardens and the moat make the... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

Great boat ride, fairly quick but the diversity is wonderful. The smaller canals give insight into life and is a relaxing trip.

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Lee's Summit, Missouri
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Reviewed 29 July 2012

We took an enjoyable cruise in the City Moat. We had the whole boat to ourselves. We cruised in the moat and along the canals, and checked out the scenery from the water. It was fairly crowded the day we went, as the city was celebrating the dragon boat festival.

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