Grand Canal in Suzhou is a well-preserved canal with long history, which played a very important role in transportation between North China and South China in the past. While you are traveling in Suzhou, taking a local boat cruise along the canal, you can view the backyards of Suzhou residents, whitewashed houses with gray-tiled roofs, while bridges and narrow alleys criss-cross the passages
Tongli Water Town is near to Suzhou, with a long history of more than 1,000 years. Although it is old, but it is well-preserved. When you travel to Suzhou, you could spare you one day to visit Tongli Water Townyou can get further idea about the inner spirit of water town in South China.