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Address: Mudu Town, Wuzhong District, Suzhou 215101, China
Phone Number: 0512-66514042
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8:30 am - 5:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 5:30 pm

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pay for a boat to see this town-nice

When I arrived at this town, there is an area with washrooms and small stores. and I walked a long with a narrow street with lots of street food such as tofu and skewers, which is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 27, 2014
Cynthia W
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Xi'an, China
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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

An ancient water town that is linked by water ways. Qing emperor also loved this town that he has a vacation palace that he will rest when he visited Suzhou during his reign ! Many historical monuments to see on foot or by boats. If you love Silk, you should visit some genuine silk stores that you may be able... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Must visit when you go to Suzhou. There are 4 temples near this town which is in ancient style and the most attractive oh this town is the hill near the ancient scenic spot Wer u can see the whole Suzhou town from the top of the hill for an aerial view.

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Xi'an, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 via mobile

When I arrived at this town, there is an area with washrooms and small stores. and I walked a long with a narrow street with lots of street food such as tofu and skewers, which is kind of boring. While I found out I can pay for a boat and see this town from the river, kind of cool and... More 

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Shanghai, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Let's start with practicalities. Mudu is easier to reach these days as Line 2 of the Suzhou Metro comes out here. The sign from the Mudu Metro station says it is four kilometres more to the an cient town, but this feels wrong to us. We walked it on the way back in a leisurely thirty minutes. You can take... More 

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

Mudu has 4 famous sights. Two are average and 2 are excellent. The current price for all sights is 60 RMB which is OK BUT..if the price goes up anymore than you should skip the sights. Mudu is not the bet water town in the region but it makes an easy half day trip from Suzhou. The town is relaxed,... More 

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Suzhou, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

Based on the Trip Advisor recommendations, last saturday, I made the trip to Mudu. I have been living in Suzhou for 3 years and I think the reviews on Mudu are overrated. Tongli, Jouzhang and even Pingjiang Lu are much better alternatives than Mudu. It is clean and have a lot of small food and not very attractive souvenirs. It... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

A nice and interesting place to visit to see a little bit more about Chinese culture. Some very old buildings.

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Asheville, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

Once you get through the morass of modern China which surrounds this redeveloped spot, it is a tranquil and relaxing place to enjoy a day, with a lot of things to see. Worth the trip!

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Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

Mudu is a working water town. Don't expect the Disney experience and be prepared for warts and all. It's easy to walk around and a camera is essential. We got the feeling that not many Westerners visit here because we created a lot of attention, pure curiosity on the local's part. There are gardens and temples to visit. There is... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2012

I went during the fall festival time. Everyone was eating hairy crab on a stick (a weird thing, but tastes very good). My friends and I felt very out of place as the only westerners in the crowd. Even moreso when we stopped to decide where we were going and a circle developed around us with people taking our photos.... More 

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Additional Information about Mudu Ancient Town

Address: Mudu Town, Wuzhong District, Suzhou 215101, China
Phone Number: 0512-66514042
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Jiangsu  >  Suzhou
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Monday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
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