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Suzhou Embroidery Research Institute

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No.272 Jingde Road, Pingjiang District, Suzhou, China
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Reviewed 28 June 2018

The Suzhou Embroidery Research Institute has an unbelievable display of the finest embroidery in China. Portraits, animals, flowers, landscapes, art reproductions such as the Mona Lisa or Van Gogh's irises are rendered in silk thread. The only negative is being unable to photograph or video...More

1  Thank 911carolg
Reviewed 19 June 2018

This was a fascinating (tourist trap) excursion, the second we experienced on our organized tour. The science, tech., history and the sheer artwork of silk embroidery, is well worth the visit. However, it just degrades itself in an attempt to convince you that they have...More

3  Thank TheyCallHimFlipper
Reviewed 10 June 2018

Embroidery is truly a form of art. At the research institute, we learnt that there are many different ways where embroidery can create different forms of 2D work. It was surprising to see how life-like the artwork can be. The most intriguing work is how...More

Thank Magdala79
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

My wife and I recently visited this institute and took a tour of the complex and viewed embroidery work from local masters. The detail of the works was phenomenal and definitely exceeded my expectations. A shop is available for tourists to purchase any of the...More

Thank Alaska23_Family
Reviewed 5 November 2017

As part of our tour trips a visit to an embroidery institute doesn't sound particularly appealing but boy was this one fantastic experience for so many in our group, me included. There are sewing folk ... no real talented artists with a needle and thread...More

Reviewed 28 October 2017

Our group toured the Institute, the workmanship is amazing. A good opportunity to understand the whole process and, of course, buy some embroidery. Honestly, I thought embroidery was a bit 'womens institute' before I came here

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Reviewed 20 May 2017

Beautiful work, you don't have to be into embroidery to appreciate just how intricate and clever and lovely these pieces are and talented and special the women who do this work are. I bought a bit in the shop and wish now I had bought...More

Thank Lou B
Reviewed 12 May 2017

We visited with a very mixed group of people, and even those who had absolutely no interest in embroidery were blown away by the skill and beauty of these astonishing silk embroideries. For those of us who have embroidered, it was utterly incomprehensible to us...More

Thank Pennies-from-Devon
Reviewed 27 December 2016

We've been taken to workshops and factories and their associated retail opportunities in many parts of the world and all have their merits. We have to say that the artistry displayed here is truly astonishing and we would have filled our suitcases with the products...More

Thank ALAN M
Reviewed 20 December 2016

I took my clients there at 29th, Sep, it's a place client find it by google, they want to learn some knowledge about China silk product. You can feel some research institute atmosphere there. It's a quite place like a private garden. If you want...More

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