Suzhou Private Tour from Shanghai by Fast Train with Master of the Nets Garden
This tour will show you a few interesting and famous tourists’ attractions including the well-known classical Master-of-Nets Garden which was copied by Metropolitan Art Museum in NY City in 1980; magnificent Panmen Gate originally built in 514BC, well-designed Suzhou Museum by I.M.Pei and most traditional local community Pingjiang Road with a boat ride. Meanwhile this tour will offer you an opportunity to try different public ways of transportation(subway,bus or taxi) so that you will experience local people’s normal life fully.
1. Travel round trip from Shanghai to Suzhou in a single day
2. Learn about the history and tradition from an expert guide
3. See the top attractions of the city.
4. Experience the express train from Shanghai to Suzhou. (We will supply the round trip train tickets from Shanghai to Suzhou.)Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this productStop At:
Master-of-Nets Garden, No.11 Kuojiatou Alley, Daichengqiao Road, Canglang District, Suzhou 215006 China
Your tour guide will be welcoming you at your hotel or Shanghai Railway Station at 08:30 a.m.. Then, we will transfer to Suzhou and start the tour.
We will visit the 900-year-old garden upon arrival at Suzhou.
Master-of-Nets Garden is a typical masterwork among the mansion gardens in Suzhou as well as a typical dwelling place for officials in Suzhou in the Qing Dynasty. It is less than one sixth of the Humble Administrator’s Garden in terms of area, but fully illustrates the great gardening craftsmanship of creating magnificent scenery within a limited area by scattering bridges, brooks, pavilions and buildings in a smart layout.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At:
Panmen Gate, No.1 East Street, Canglang District, Suzhou 215002 China
You will visit Panmen,which is a historical landmark in Suzhou and located on the south-west corner of the Main Canal or encircling canal of Suzhou. Panmen Gate 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”.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At:
Suzhou Museum, 204 Dongbei Jie, Pingjiang District, Suzhou 215000 China
You will visit the Suzhou Museum, which was designed by I. M. Pei, a Chinese American architect having designed John F. Kennedy Library, the East Building of the National Gallery of Art in USA and Bank of China Tower in Hong Kong ,etc and won the Pritzker Prize called the Nobel Prize of architecture,and in Suzhou Museum you can appreciate a lot of cultural relics and antiques which help you know more about Chinese history and culture.
Duration: 1 hourStop At:
Pingjiang Road, Pingjiang District, Suzhou China
Have a boat cruise along the canal and wander in Pingjiang Road.
With the length of 1,606 meters, Pingjiang Road is a stone route with a river flowing across it. Here, bridges across the river, houses with white walls and black roofs built along the stone road, and the old walking leisurely, which presents the traditional Suzhou local life. Because of its nostalgic style, Pingjiang Road becomes the symbol of Suzhou ancient city.
When the tour is finished, we will back to Shanghai and drop you off at hotel.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
"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: 7 To 8 Hours
Lugar de comienzo:
Shanghai Railway Station, Shang Hai Huo Che Zhan, Huo Che Zhan, Jingan Qu, China
Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from hotels centrally located in Shanghai
Cancelaciones y devoluciones:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.