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A peek into the real local's daily live

This neighborhood is much quieter than other more popular tourist destinations. Real locals live... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2016
Donghao C
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Beijing, China
Lovely old shopping area

It is like going back in time in some areas. Some of the house look like they did when they were... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2016
Hev G
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good45%
  • Average35%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
1 May 2016
“A peek into the real local's daily live”
28 Mar 2016
“Lovely old shopping area”
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Canglang District, Suzhou 215000, China
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Reviewed 2 May 2016

This neighborhood is much quieter than other more popular tourist destinations. Real locals live here, by the canal. We wandered along the street and intentionally got lost in the canal neighborhood. We saw old wine shops, old restaurants, people doing laundry by the canal, and...More

3  Thank Donghao C
Reviewed 28 March 2016

It is like going back in time in some areas. Some of the house look like they did when they were first built.

Thank Hev G
Reviewed 10 July 2015

This shopping area has many shops, museums,restaurants and tea rooms. I like this area the best for finding chinese junks and a quick tour of traditional gardens. The trees planted on the streets dont have bark and ade very unusual

Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 22 March 2015

I have been in Suzhou for about 40 times since last 10 years. Everytime I visited down town I found good food, very amazing views on the streets and channels, it's also a nice place for looking for gifts, e.g. tea! I strongly recommend to...More

1  Thank Skipper-Oli
Reviewed 11 February 2013

This place is famous mostly for the Bars but if you have time try visit it during the day. It is one of the ancient streets of Suzhou with stone pathways and the canal. Very good opportunity to take pictures.

1  Thank aloo707
Reviewed 18 January 2013

shiquan street in the old part of suzhou is nice for shopping on day time although many shops are totally overprized. there is a good choice of clothes for man as well as for women. there is also a great choice of restaurants and bars....More

2  Thank Christian M
Reviewed 20 December 2012

This is the center of the old city, and there are a lot of shops and restaurants, but it feels run down, and the streets are too crowded with taxis and e-bikes. The street is dirty and there are horrible smells coming from all directions....More

3  Thank MichaelinZwolle
Reviewed 1 December 2012

This street is FULL of places to shop and bars with ridiculous names. I loved them. I was there on a rainy day, so it was kind of dead. But I'm sure it picks up on nights when it's warmer and drier. The whole street...More

1  Thank Michael Dino C
Reviewed 12 November 2012

Easy to access via the local busses, lots of women's clothing shops, one store has cashmere sweaters reasonaly priced, lots of hair and nail salons, and good restaurants.

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 1 September 2012

You can spend all day in this street if you like strolling, shopping, eating. Yang Yangs, the Little Camel restaurant are favourite eating places. Mr Xu the silk tailor has gorgeous clothes.

Thank tanegirl
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