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Suzhou Ancient Grand Canal

Guyunhe Travel Terminal, Side of Xinshi Bridge , Jinchang District, Suzhou 215004, China
+86 512 6811 8088
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Guyunhe Travel Terminal, Side of Xinshi Bridge , Jinchang District, Suzhou 215004, China
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+86 512 6811 8088
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"boat ride"
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"short cruise"
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"clothes hanging"
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"playing cards"
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"market area"
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"step back in time"
in 4 reviews
"day trip"
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"tour group"
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"real china"
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"both sides"
in 5 reviews
"local residents"
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"for sale"
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"stone bridges"
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"small boat"
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"street vendors"
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"ancient china"
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Our tour went on the water canal It’s an absolute must see It truly is the Venice of the east . China is full of surprises and the beauty of this entire area is yet another one To see how people live To listen to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a great experience and this is what I had expected China to be like. It was lovely cruising the canal and seeing how people live. Our tour guide had grown up here so was able to tell us many stories. The market stalls...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well the tour to Grand canal on a boat is very rewarding.. Amazing bridges and well maintained walk ways on both sides of canal.. Houses/ hotels just on the banks add to a very pleasant scene.. Our guide told that Suzhou has approx. 20000 bridges,...More

Thank Sumant S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A Cruise along this canal and a stroll through the adjacent shopping streets gives you a glimpse of the old style lifestyle of China.Surely it was mosquito ridden and damp and the rooms on stilts over the water would have been perhaps a relief in...More

Thank Noel L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took a boat trip down the Grand Canal in Suzhou and were not disappointed by the experience. The chinese refer to it as the Venice of the East and it is obviously a very popular experience with both tourists and locals !! It can...More

Thank Ian J
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was fascinating to see the houses along the canal and get a glimpse of how people live there. Some of the houses were somewhat dilapidated. After the boat ride is finished, walk around the shopping streets, mingle with the locals and get some local...More

Thank Karen C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although a short trip it was an interesting one followed of course by trying to sell their captive audience everything from hats to cards to tiger balm.

Thank DOO-TO
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took a cruise down the Grand Canal at Suzhou and enjoyed seeing the canals and houses along the way. It was also interesting to see the local businesses though the gaps in houses. After the boat ride we walked along the local street and...More

Thank jillreading08
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took a canal cruise along the old section of the Grand Canal and it was interesting to see. People were still doing there washing in the canal. Like Venice a lot of the older timber in the canal has seen better days and is...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The canal continues to serve as a commercial channel for some Suzhou purposes. Our boat was captained by a knowledgeable guide who provided remarkable insights into a longstanding way of life.

Thank borrum
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Ina I
6 April 2017|
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Response from coastal24551 | Reviewed this property |
The closest Metro station is "Leqiao" on Line 1. Line 4 will be closer but it is not finished yet. It is about 3km walk due south on Renmin Lu. The wharf is on the left just before you cross the canal. The price was about... More
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31 May 2016|
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Yes, it starts there. You take taxi from the station,
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Illana K
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