Suzhou, Jiangsu province, China


Suzhou is a city on the lower reaches of the Yangtze River and on the shores of Lake Taihu in the province of Jiangsu, China. The city is renowned for its beautiful stone bridges, pagodas, and meticulously designed gardens which have contributed to its status as a great tourist attraction.

The classical gardens in Suzhou were added to the list of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 1997 and 2000.









In 1981, this ancient city was listed by the PRC government,

as one of four cities (the other three being Beijing, Hangzhou and Guilin)

where the protection of historical and cultural heritage as well as

natural scenery should ideally be treated with utmost care.








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