Trip Planner:   Asia  /  China  /  Jiangsu  /  Suzhou  /  Shantang Street

Shantang Street, Suzhou

4.2
Providing a window into local culture, Shantang Street comprises nearly 1,200 years of history. Stroll down the pedestrian road that follows the river from the west gate of the ancient city to the scenic Tiger Hill. The first half of the street is packed with old residences and shops selling snacks and handcrafts, like wood engravings and embroideries. Watch wooden boats floating under small arched bridges, which add even more charm to this nostalgic part of town dating back to the Tang Dynasty. Arrange to visit Shantang Street and other attractions in Suzhou using our Suzhou trip itinerary planning site.
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors
Create an itinerary including Shantang Street

Tours To Shantang Street

Shantang Street Reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.0
797 reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Easily accessed by metro. The streets by the canal are very narrow and congested with tourists. Many shops selling snacks, food, drinks, clothes and souvenirs. If you like peace and quiet, you may...  more »
  • Just like half of Suzhou, no matter if resident or tourist that has just arrived, no foreigners can enter, only Chinese nationals. No explanation offered other than you need an appointment. When you.....  more »

Plan your trip to Suzhou

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in Suzhou

See all ›
4.2
Duration: 2h 30 min
4.3
Duration: 2h 30 min
4.4
Duration: 1h 30 min
4.3
Duration: 2h 30 min

Side trips from Suzhou

4.3
Duration: 4 hours
4.3
Duration: 2h 30 min
4.3
Duration: 2h 30 min
4.3
Duration: 2h 30 min

Parks in Suzhou

4.1
Duration: 2h 30 min
4.2
Duration: 1h 30 min
4.4
Duration: 2h 30 min
4.3
Duration: 2h 30 min

Hidden gems in Suzhou

4.1
Duration: 2h 30 min
4.3
Duration: 2h 30 min
5.0
Duration: 2h 30 min
5.0
Duration: 2h 30 min

Historic Sites in Suzhou

See all ›
3.8
Duration: 2h 30 min
4.8
Duration: 2h 30 min
4.3
Duration: 2h 30 min
4.6
Duration: 2h 30 min

Nearby attractions in Suzhou

4.2
Duration: 2h 30 min
3.9
Duration: 2h 30 min
3.2
Duration: 2h 30 min
3.4
Duration: 2h 30 min