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Shantang Street, Jinchang District, Suzhou 215008, China
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Reviewed 3 days 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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 7 June 2018

nice part of Suzhou to visit, you have the canals to take a boat ride and many shops and restaurants to see and eat at.

Thank thd007
Reviewed 1 June 2018

Shantang Street (in northwest Suzhou), also called Seven-mile Shantang, is an ancient street block built in 852 AD. There are many antique houses/buildings, souvenir shops, local handcrafts, unique Chinese dishes, tea, sightseeing of the ancient riverways, and so much more. Generally open from about 8.00am...More

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 28 May 2018

I enjoyed my visit here since it was located conveniently in Suzhou but it was't anything spectacular. There were a bunch of touristy shops and a few decent restaurants in the area but the waterway is relatively small and can be walked in a short...More

Thank Kelvin C
Reviewed 18 May 2018

Great place to visit in the morning as well as at night. In the morning, if you walk beyond the underpass, you get to see and experience what life is to the locals, their market and the experience the simple but delicious non-tourist food. At...More

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20 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