City Guide


Updated on Mar 7, 2012

Suzhou does not have its own airport. Passengers must travel to neighboring Wuxi's ...


Updated on Jan 25, 2019

Suzhou has an excellent public bus system. Buses cover the whole city, run at 10-20 ...


Updated on Jan 24, 2018

Suzhou is building a subway network to ease traffic congestion and meet urban ...


Updated on Feb 28, 2012

Rail is an important transport mode into and out of Suzhou. Taking trains to nearby ...


Updated on Nov 12, 2012

Suzhou has some 4,000 taxis operated by more than 20 taxi companies, and still it's ...

Other rentable vehicles

Updated on Feb 28, 2012

If people want to move house or transport items weighing below 0.99 tons, vans are ...

Public Transportation Card

Updated on Feb 28, 2012

Suzhou Public Transportation Card, or 苏州通卡 (su1zhou1tong1ka3), is locally referred ...

Foreigners' guide to buy, drive cars

Updated on Feb 28, 2012

A passport and its translation paper with its visa endorsement to the Suzhou ...

By foot or by bike

Updated on Feb 29, 2012

China is known as a kingdom of bicycles. Free from traffic jams and crowded buses, ...

Buying train tickets online

Updated on Feb 25, 2013

Step 1 Register, run by the Ministry of Railways, is the only website ...

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City Guide
Suzhou Metro

Suzhou Metro Line 1, with 24 stations, entered service on April 28, 2012.


Visa Q&A, Residence Permits

City Facts

History, Location, Culture


Airport, Railway, Taxi, Bus


Mobile phone, Internet, IP Card

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Columns Suzhou-Silk City

Suzhou-Silk City is a book compiled by the Information Office of Suzhou Municipal People's Government and published by Foreign Languages Press Co. Ltd. Suzhou, though associated with classical gardens, is even more the city of silk. The peaks and troughs experienced in Suzhou’s silk making and embroidery worlds are an important aspect of the enduring brilliance of China’s silk art.

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