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Suzhou Ancient Grand Canal

Guyunhe Travel Terminal, Side of Xinshi Bridge , Jinchang District, Suzhou 215004, China
+86 512 6811 8088
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Guyunhe Travel Terminal, Side of Xinshi Bridge , Jinchang District, Suzhou 215004, China
+86 512 6811 8088
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The 45 minute boat ride along the canal was a very relaxing part of our Nexus "Best Of China + Yangtze River Cruise" Tour. Floating past the homes and market area gave a wonderful insight into the history and current living conditions of this fascinating...More

Thank Liz G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best relax to take a boat -cool with wonderful sights to enjoy! Different starting points around Suzhou.

Thank RaijaAflatuni
Reviewed 1 week ago

This area has been the highlight of holiday the old city such beautiful photos so things to see and you do we highly recommend going to the Chinese tea rooms in its original buildings And enjoying the entertainment that is provided in the evenings. A...More

Thank d0nna8383
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to enjoy the canals by boat as well, and we liked every minute of it. We paid 40 yuen pp for a private boat tour for 40 minutes (no round-trip). The gondolier began to sing (but asked some extra money for it later).

Thank Sjakie S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The boat was crowded, the tour guide was speaking too loudly through the microphone and was a little deafening. Nothing much to see except walls and houses. BUT keep in mind I am well travelled around China so this isn't especially new to me. You...More

Thank kimchibaby
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took a cruise down the Grand Canal with a group of people for a very interesting 45 minute cruise . Passed many very old houses with steps down to the water's edge. Part way we got off the boat and walked through the market area....More

Thank 12iguasu13
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

We looked forward to a scenic night river cruise... what you get is a restricted view and a "yelling" tour guide with a PA that is almost but not quite 7 times the required volume. A few minutes of relief were had when the guest...More

1  Thank JoeandMargret
Reviewed 4 July 2017

We took a comfortable 45 minute boat tour along the canal as part of our Nexus Tour. It was an interesting sight to see these old building right on the river. Worth a visit.

Thank Kelley W
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

We went for a boat cruise along the canal in the old town and market area. A fantastic couple of hours drifting along looking at the old homes and large variety of architecture in the homes, bridges and the canal infrastructure. The markets were mainly...More

Thank Kevin R
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Take a boat trip and enjoy the ancient houses still with the people living there. It tells you the way that people lived and still live near the water. Very old ancient houses still there and you have an idea about the history and the...More

Thank RITA Z
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Ina I
6 April 2017|
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Response from coastal24551 | Reviewed this property |
The closest Metro station is "Leqiao" on Line 1. Line 4 will be closer but it is not finished yet. It is about 3km walk due south on Renmin Lu. The wharf is on the left just before you cross the canal. The price was about... More
31 May 2016|
Response from iVANA S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it starts there. You take taxi from the station,
Illana K
17 March 2016|
Response from iVANA S | Reviewed this property |
book, there is plenty of them.