City Guide


Updated on Feb 28, 2012

Import Bringing your pets – only cats or dogs are allowed – to Suzhou is possible, ...


Updated on Feb 28, 2012

Many foreigners who live in Suzhou hire a maid -- locally called an "Ayi" -- to take ...


Updated on Feb 28, 2012

Suzhou has an advanced telecom infrastructure. Mobile operators support GSM and CDMA ...


Updated on Feb 28, 2012

The first thing you ought to know about the local medical service is the emergency ...

Post offices

Updated on Feb 28, 2012

During your stay in Suzhou you may want to send some presents to your family or ...


Updated on Feb 28, 2012

When in Rome, do as the Romans do. When you stay in the city, you should have enough ...


Updated on Feb 28, 2012

Let's hope this never happens, but imagine the following scenario: you've just met ...


Updated on Mar 28, 2012

Under some circumstances, foreigners in the city must pay taxes. Income tax is ...


Updated on Mar 18, 2015

Digital development has been a big trend in Suzhou. Many public venues have been ...

Latest additions

Jul 23, 2019, 2:52pmAdmin added Children Musical play | The Window to Events | Stage.

Jul 23, 2019, 2:52pmAdmin add 1 photo to Children Musical play | The Window.

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City Guide
Suzhou Metro

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


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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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