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Shantang Street

Shantang Street, Jinchang District, Suzhou 215008, China
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Shantang Street, Jinchang District, Suzhou 215008, China
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited Suzhou in June 2017. I took a taxi from Tiger Hill to Shantang Street. From the point where the taxi lets you off on a bridge, you have to walk down a flight of steps. Shantang Street is located next to some active...More

Thank blairkk25
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A long street along a channel, full of shops and Chinese restaurants. Nice to see typical Chinese culture.

Thank Bugra_AO
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Walking down the street, it brings you back to 800 years ago during the emperor's dynasty where you can feel the ancient building in front of you. They've been doing a great job maintaining the exterior of the house but renovation the interior to become...More

Thank Wicky1991
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Shan Tang Street is a great place to walk and visit shops and see the sites. While there are some souvenir shops for tourist, there are also legitimate stores and shops that actual sell to locals. The trick is know which are which. A definite...More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 5 July 2017

There is the commercial side and the residential side. With these 'ancient towns' my preference always lies in the residential areas. I stayed in an old crude house, Airbnb, in the heart of the residential area, and there I was quite content, very original, true...More

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Reviewed 13 June 2017

Its just a pictoresque street by the river, with many shops and restaurants. Beware, as it can get very crowded during the weekends!

Thank JohnFoster68
Reviewed 11 June 2017

If you are here for the scenery and food, then you might need at least an hour or so. The narrow street along the canal/river is full of eating establishments. For night view, you can cover all the places within 30~60 mins. Nothing really interesting...More

Thank KM_SGP
Reviewed 9 June 2017

As far as old streets go, the facades are there but inside is real 21st century. Still worth the visit as it has some interesting little shops, and one can get a feel of the old Suzhou from the facades. There are also some great...More

Thank Brian B
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Also an old street, it's very beautiful at nights, many shops there, you can find many local food there.

Thank Robredo
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

This is a scenic venue reflective of Suzhou importance in Chinese culture besIdes commerce. The imagery of an arching stone bridge over a small sampan gliding along the serene canal waterway fringed on both sides by humble houses was often used to describe the way...More

Thank LnS2004
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20 March 2016|
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Response from Lao G | Reviewed this property |
7-day inn is just next door to the subway exit 1
8 April 2015|
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Response from Lao G | Reviewed this property |
Very easy! Subway to Shantang jie, exit 1, walk 300 metres till you reach the arched bridge, there you are