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Tongli Town, Suzhou

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Originally named Futu, Tongli Town holds the title as one of China's best-preserved water towns with millennia-old history. Explore the venerable streets where poets, painters, and scholars gathered to contribute to the nation's culture. Situated between five lakes and fifteen rivers, the ancient stone bridges connect different parts of the island town, and each bears a poetic name. As you walk through the alleys, inspect the ancient architecture built between the rule of Ming and Qing Dynasties (1368-1911). Visit the spectacular gardens known for their harmonious and compact design. To visit Tongli Town and other attractions in Suzhou, use our Suzhou trip itinerary builder app.
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  • Tongli is a nice place to spend a day, you can just wonder along the canals, have some beers, browse the local merchants and have some nice food. Summer is definitely better than winter.  more »
  • We loved our day here. We had a leisurely trip down the river on a boat and walked around the town. We enjoyed our local food and there were lots of great photo opportunities. We didn't bother...  more »
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