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Pingjiang Road

Address: Pingjiang Road, Pingjiang District, Suzhou, China
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Ranked #6 of 202 Attractions in Suzhou
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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84 reviews 84 reviews
14 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Not impressed. It seems to be loaded with shops targeted at tourists. Where's the original China? Wanted to see more sites dedicated to culture.

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Xi'an, China
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21 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Just past the humble garden, at the end of the cobblestone street, turn right at the Family mart and then wander down the narrow street along the canal. The beginning doesn't look like much, but it improves. Cute little tourist area, nice photos, old homes, pubs, food vendors, souvenirs, and a cat cafe. Looks really great at night after the... More 

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Kochi, Kerala, India
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172 reviews 172 reviews
69 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I felt this street was similar with old capital, Kyoto. Even there were many restaurants and souvenir shops along this street, you may be relaxed and experience the old city's life-style. When I visited there, one Chinese played the sounds by harp. It was surely much better to make the suitable atmosphere with this street.

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Subang Jaya, Malaysia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

A pedestrian street with touristy feel. Nonetheless you get the view of local Suzhou houses across the canal. You can find hostels and craft stores with local merchandises, and surprisingly, Starbucks. Street food is a good (and cheaper) option if you don't wanna spend too much at a bar or restaurant.

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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Pingjiang lu is a pedestrian street that runs next to a canal in the oldest part of the city. It's tastefully touristy for sure, but lined with appealing small shops, food places that include great local food - Pinvon one of the best - music bars, tea and coffee shops, all without the noise and fumes of traffic! It's a... More 

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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

It's a path long the side of the river. It awesome place to be with family and as well as friends for hanging out. A must see place wen you visit Suzhou. No entrance fee nothing. Recommended to visit this place at nights because it is an another heaven on earth to be watched.

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

An old, small street form by bunch of beautiful old buildings, all the buildings built by the canal, you may take a boat to cruise along or just relaxing at the coffee house of pub by the river.There are a lot of unique and beautiful restaurant, coffee house, art gallery, hostel and shops here. The atmosphere here is nice, a... More 

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Hong Kong
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

It has a small river alongside and there's a lot of small shops, restaurants, I saw an old man playing harmonica and giving candies to children walking by... a must go place.

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113 reviews 113 reviews
37 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

This street has a nice feel to it. The canal along side is relaxing. The store owners/workers don't harass customers overly much, although there may be a bit more attention than westerners are accustomed to. We tried some tasty street food. By Chinese standards, the prices are quite high, but for your average overseas tourist, not so much. It's worth... More 

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Gresham, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

I just had a short time in Suzhou and an even shorter time on Pingjiang road. I went there at dusk and took pictures, then back the next day with my wife before we checked out of our hotel. Getting there was just a short walk, because we were staying at the Suzhou Scholars Hotel nearby. I recommend going both... More 

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