Suzhou travel guide

Suzhou tourism | Suzhou guide

You're Going to Love Suzhou

Suzhou is known for its Classical Gardens and its canals. This city is not far from Shanghai and is rapidly developing due to the success of its modern industries.

You are going to love the sights on the Yangtze River, the canals and the many silk crafts you can buy in small shops everywhere in the city. Suzhou is also renowned for its operas; you need to catch a performance during your trip!

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Suzhou

When to Visit Suzhou

Try to visit Suzhou between March and October. The winters are usually cold and humid.

Average temperatures
Celsius (°C)
When the weather is nice in Suzhou

How to Get to Suzhou

Airports near Suzhou

XUZ Xuzhou
FUG Fuyang

Airlines serving Suzhou

KLM
Good (3,612 reviews)
Good (6,669 reviews)
Good (3,709 reviews)
Good (5,753 reviews)
Good (5,526 reviews)
Good (653 reviews)
Good (84 reviews)
Good (72 reviews)
Show more

Where to Stay in Suzhou

The Regala Resort & Spa is a good option if you are looking for luxury. The Mercure Suzhou Park Hotel is another great accommodation.

Popular Neighborhoods in Suzhou

Where to stay in popular areas of Suzhou

How to Get Around Suzhou

The Cost of Living in Suzhou

Shopping Streets

The InCity Plaza and Times Square are the best places to find modern department stores. You will find more traditional stores with souvenirs and crafts on Shan Tang Street, Baita Road and Ping Jiang Road.

Groceries and Other

There are plenty of grocery stores in Suzhou, including Metro, Auchan, Carrefour and Walmart locations. Expect to pay ¥50 for a gallon of milk and ¥9 for a loaf of bread.

Cheap meal
Cheap meal
S$ 4.97
A pair of jeans
A pair of jeans
S$ 38.22
Single public transport ticket
Single public transport ticket
S$ 0.40
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
S$ 5.26

Where to Eat in Suzhou

Harbin Dumplings is a delicious and very affordable eatery. If you want a more upscale experience, book a table at Lotus. Affordable restaurants should only cost ¥25 for a meal and at a more upscale place it should cost you around ¥150 or more.

Other popular cities in Anhui