Suzhou Private Tour from Shanghai including Pingjiang Road and Panmen Gate
This is the only 1-day historic and cultural tour from Shanghai where you will experience the 2500-year-old Suzhou city. You have the opportunity to go by time-car back to the old days to feel the life style by visiting the Panmen Gate and Pingjiang Road
1. Travel round trip from Shanghai to Suzhou in a single day
2. See the city’s most famous attractions
3. Learn about the city’s history from an expert guide
4. Enjoy free time to explore Pingjiang Road on your ownItinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this productStop At:
Beisita, No.652 Renmin Road, Suzhou China
Your guide will be welcoming you at your hotel in the morning. Then, transfer to Suzhou and start the one-day Suzhou tour.
The Beisita Pagoda is the highest point of the Ancient City District. It is a traditional Chinese pagoda located at Bao'en Temple in Suzhou.The current design of the pagoda structure was made between the years 1131 and 1162 and the base of the pagoda has an octagonal frame, and the tower rises nine stories in a total height of 76 m (249 ft). Its base and outside walls are made of bricks, the balustrades made of stones, and the eaves and banisters encircling the structure are made of wood.
Duration: 1 hourStop At:
Pingjiang Road, Pingjiang District, Suzhou China
Located in the center of Suzhou City, Pingjiang Road is the largest and best-preserved historical block in Suzhou. It’s a 1.6km-long narrow road along the old canal, Pingjiang River, still maintaining its ancient Chinese water town features.
Many small alleys intersect Pingjiang Road, Along the alleys are many old residential areaswhere celebrities used to live. Nowadays they have been changed to bars, teahouses, and cafes, while still maintaining their former appearances.
Lunch will be arranged at a local nice restaurant on Pingjiang Road for you to try some local delicious dishes.
Duration: 1 hourStop At:
Panmen Gate, No.1 East Street, Canglang District, Suzhou 215002 China
In the afternoon your guide will take you to the famous scenic spot Panmen,which is known for its three landmarks “Ruiguang Pagoda”, the earliest pagoda in Suzhou built in 247, “ Wu Gate Bridge”, the entrance to the gate at that time over the water passage and the highest bridge in Suzhou at the time, and the unique water-and-land gate in China “Pan Gate”. It is a historical landmark in Suzhou and located on the south-west corner of the main canal or encircling canal of Suzhou. Originally built during the Spring and Autumn period in the state of Wu, historians estimate it to be around 2,500 years old.
Duration: 2 hoursStop At:
Suzhou, Suzhou, Jiangsu
Then you will go to visit the No.1 Silk Factory in Suzhou.
The silk is always a famed representative of the ancient city of Suzhou, while the No.1 Silk Factory is just shinning card of the Suzhou silk. Built in 1926, the present No.1 Silk Factory of Suzhou is not only a workshop for silk reeling, weaving and products manufacture, but also a site for factory tour of silk knowledge and silk shopping. The No.1 Silk Factory gives an exhibition about the silk history and provides the whole process of silk production.
When the tour is finished, back to Shanghai and drop you off at hotel.
Duration: 1 hour
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Service animals allowed"
"Infant seats available"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
Hora de Inicio:
Duración: 8 To 9 Hours
Lugar de comienzo:
Traveler pickup is offered
Your guide will pick you up from any hotels centrally located in Shanghai and transfer to Suzhou.
Cancelaciones y devoluciones:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.