A list of scenic spots along Suzhou Rail Transit lines
Only half of the holiday is left. Are there any other places you want to go? Here is a list of the scenic spots which are reachable by Suzhou Rail Transit (SRT) trains. You can ride by SRT and avoid the possible traffic congestion during the holiday. Let’s take a look!
Scenic spots along SRT Line 1
Pingjiang Historical Blocks
Xiangmen Station or Lindunlu Station
The small bridges over the flowing stream as well as the tea houses and bookstores will bring you back to the old days in Jiangnan.
Here, you can escape from the hustle and bustle of the city and enjoy the peace and serenity unique to Suzhou classical gardens.
Ticket Price: RMB15 yuan
Jinji Lake Scenic Area
Wenhua Bolan Zhongxin Station,
Shidai Guangchang Station
Unlike the classical gardens in the ancient city, Jinji Lake Scenic Area is filledwith modern air. You can experience the modern side of Suzhou by taking the following route: Li Gong Di → Gate of the Orient (Suzhou Center) → Suzhou Culture and Arts Centre → Moonlight Pier → Eslite Bookstore (李公堤→东方之门（苏州中心）→文化艺术中心→月光码头→诚品书店).
Scenic spots along SRT Line 2
Acclaimed as Suzhou’s No.1 Famous Street, Shantang Street has various stores where you can have a cup of tea and chat or taste all kinds of Suzhou-style snacks.
The Lingering Garden
The Lingering Garden is one of China’s fourfamous classical gardens. You can stroll around the rockeries and pavilions while appreciating the rural and wild landscapes.
Ticket Price: RMB55 yuan
Inside the garden, you can find Dushu Lake Church and admire the sceneries of Dushu Lake.
Scenic spots along SRT Line 3
Shangfangshan National Forest Park
Shihu North Station
Located in the national-level Taihu Lake Scenic Area, Shangfangshan National Forest Park boasts 465 species of plants with a forest coverage of over 95 percent.
Ticket Price: RMB45 yuan
Shihu Scenic AreaShihu North Station
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The trees on the shore line are reflected in the clear water. Shihu Lake inspring time is a paradise full of green and life.
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There are 34 attractions as well as various shows, themed restaurants and shops in the park.
Ticket Price: RMB108 yuan
Scenic spots along SRT Line 4
The Humble Administrator’s Garden
As the largest existing classical garden in Suzhou, the Humble Administrator’s Garden is centered around water and boasts elegant pavilions and luxuriant flowers and plants.
Ticket Price: RMB80 yuan
The Master-of-Nets Garden
The Master-of-Nets Garden Classical Night Garden is the first of its kind in Suzhou. You can watch eight performances with Suzhou characteristics, including Kunqu Opera, pingtan, etc. and go on a journey to the past.
Ticket Price: RMB40 yuan
Suzhou Museum of Imperial Kiln Brick
Sunwu Jinianyuan Station
The museum has a collection of imperial gold bricks and completely records their 600-year history.
Why not get on the train and take a tour around Suzhou?