Suzhou offers a full range of accommodations, international names like the Holiday Inn Jasmine Suzhou to quality Chinese hotels like Bamboo Grove Hotel and the Nanlin Hotel. There are also smaller guesthouses (try the Nanyuan Inn) and backpacker hostels such as Suzhou Joya International Youth Hostel and Ming Han Tang International Youth Hostel. A number of good hotels cluster in the south of the city in the vicinity of Shiquan Street (Shíquán Jiē, 十全街), within walking distance of a number of top tourist attractions.
Cold Mountain Temple (Hánshān Sì, 寒山寺), named after a well-respected monk that lived during the short-lived Liang Dynasty, is one of China's most renowned..
Named for the collection of rocks resembling lions, the Lion Grove Garden (Shī Zǐ Lín, 狮子林), or Lion Forest Garden, was built in 1342 during the Yuan Dynasty by a group of..
Situated in the west of Suzhou, Tiger Hill (Hǔ Qiū, 虎丘) marks the burial ground of He Lu, the father of Suzhou. Atop the hill stands the Tiger Hill Pagoda (Hǔ Qiū Tǎ, 虎丘塔), which..
Originally built during the Ming Dynasty, Lingering Garden (Liú Yuán, 留园) is a 3 hectare (7 acre) park located 3 km (2 mi) outside of the Suzhou city center...