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Shantang Street, Jinchang District, Suzhou 215008, China
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Reaching Shantang Street on a rainy afternoon, with my Chinese friends and their extremely naughty daughter, we booked a private boat for a cruise down the canal. It was a nice relaxing experience, the boatsman tactfully moving across the canal.. he served us green tea...More

Thank agrawalrsachin
Reviewed 1 week ago

The street is interesting and filled with different smells and sounds. The shops are really nice and you can get some, extremely expensive, but very good silk here. You can also purchase pearls. We also stopped at a shop that specialized in rose flavored things...More

Thank Brandi B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s always nice to find somewhere where you can walk and enjoy life. Shantang street provides that opportunity as long as you are aware of the scooter riders! The street is popular with both local and foreign tourists. There are plenty of places to both...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A historical Suzhou street with Suzhou styled buildings, but there are just way too many tourists and commercialized. If you are into shopping and eating and want to have a night view of the street, then you should go here. But if you want to...More

Thank Harry W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For the area, this is a good spot to wander and spend the evening, however, compared to similar places in other cities, there was a small choice of different things. You had the same shops with different names selling the same things all over (korean...More

Thank jessiwey
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Go here at night. Its the most beautiful experience. We got a bit lost and ended up a couple of streets over which was interesting also.

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Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Shantung Jie can roughly be divided into 3 parts. Nearest the city the eastern section is very touristy with plenty of shops, cafes, eateries etc all geared towards the tourist crowd both native and foreign. The middle section is mostly commercial activity geared toward local...More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Shantang street (山塘街 - Shan1 Tang2 Jie1) was the highlight of my time in Shuzou. Highly recommend to visit in the evening (great picture opportunities, nice ambiance, shop, eat). Good exposure to what a Chinese Watertown is like if you don't have time to visit...More

Thank Roderick M
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

If you go to Suzhou for the first time, it would be cool to taje this cruise. It's not a big deal really, but it's not a bad idea to get a glimpsr of how life was in this ancient city for the past decades

Thank Hatem E
Reviewed 13 June 2018

到了山塘街, 不用去其它江南小镇 山塘街has everything,其它江南小镇have to offer! The best street of 江南. 江南第一街! 真是名不虚传! 夜景真美! 小吃真响! 人吗,传流不息!

Thank Bob C
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19 March 2016|
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Response from Lao G | Reviewed this property |
7-day inn is just next door to the subway exit 1
8 April 2015|
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Response from Lao G | Reviewed this property |
Very easy! Subway to Shantang jie, exit 1, walk 300 metres till you reach the arched bridge, there you are