Known as Heavenly Suzhou or East Water Town, Suzhou is not only rich in history and heritage, but is also one of the oldest cities in China. Elegant gardens offer unparalleled beauty, while surrounding bridges and canals add an air of mystery and majesty to an already enchanting destination.
GMT/UTC +8 hours
Mandarin and the local Suzhou dialect.
The average temperature in summer is 28°C, while it can drop to 2°C in winter
Police – 110
Fire Alarm – 119
Ambulance – 120
Traffic accident – 122
A visa, as well as a passport with six months’ validity, is required.
220V, 50Hz. An international adaptor can be provided upon request.
Locals are known for their warm, friendly and generous manner. Besides the major Chinese festivities, Suzhou people also celebrate their own local festivals.
A 10% service charge and 6% tax are applicable in the hotel.
Tipping is generally discouraged; however, giving a small tip to your hotel porter is considered appropriate.