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Tongli Town, Suzhou

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Originally named Futu, Tongli Town holds the title as one of China's best-preserved water towns with millennia-old history. Explore the venerable streets where poets, painters, and scholars gathered to contribute to the nation's culture. Situated between five lakes and fifteen rivers, the ancient stone bridges connect different parts of the island town, and each bears a poetic name. As you walk through the alleys, inspect the ancient architecture built between the rule of Ming and Qing Dynasties (1368-1911). Visit the spectacular gardens known for their harmonious and compact design. To visit Tongli Town and other attractions in Suzhou, use our Suzhou trip itinerary builder app.
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  • must see visually in order to appreciate the fascinating breath taking views there is; It was indeed a once in a lifetime opportunity that I am greatly honoured to experienced such great journey  more »
  • Tongli Gu Zhen is a scenic and nice place to hang out. We stayed the night in one of the old buildings which is modified to become an inn. The host are pleasant. me and wife had a night stroll and...  more »
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