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Tongli Water Village Tour From Shanghai With English Driver Guide & Tuisi Garden provided by Shanghai Driver Tom's Tour

Tongli Water Village Tour From Shanghai With English Driver Guide & Tuisi Garden

Tongli Water Village Tour From Shanghai With English Driver Guide & Tuisi Garden
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Walking along this living water town where local familis still live around, visiting a well preserved ancient tuisi garden, taking a relaxing boat ride along canels and bridges.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 6-7 hours
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English
What to expect
  • Tongli is an aged town located near Suzhou, which is about a hour and half drive outside of Shanghai. This 1000 years old town has only recently been changed into a tourist attraction. The town is characterized by stone bridges and well preserved ancient architecture including private gardens, temples and houses.15 small river lanes crisscrossed the town, over which spans around 49 stone bridges in variety of styles. Bridges are important parts of the town. The most famous bridges among the 49 bridges in Tongli are the three bridges called Taiping (peace), Jili (luck) and Changqing (celebration) bridges, which has been important landmarks of the place and regarded as the sacred architecture by the locals. Whenever there is an important occasion, such as wedding, people would like to walk through the three bridges, which is supposed to bring peace, fortune and happiness in their lives. Buildings well preserved from the Ming and Qing Dynasties standing by the rivers fill the town. The traditional gardens are well worth seeing. The Tuisi Garden makes a good example. The garden was constructed between 1885 and 1887 by an imperial official. In the garden, pavilions, terraces, halls, rockeries, ponds and other elements of the garden were harmoniously integrated together.  After 1.5 hour driving, you will arrive and walk along tongli old street and local community  where a lot local familis still lives , a visit to well preserved private garden build in ming dynasty will show you a picture of  delicate life those accent ellite group use to have.  the relaxing boat ride around the town may make the highlight of whole tour with different angel of view Tongli have. you can practice your bargain skill in local shops. 
Know before you go
  • Duration: 6-7 hours
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
What to expect
  • Tongli is an aged town located near Suzhou, which is about a hour and half drive outside of Shanghai. This 1000 years old town has only recently been changed into a tourist attraction. The town is characterized by stone bridges and well preserved ancient architecture including private gardens, temples and houses.15 small river lanes crisscrossed the town, over which spans around 49 stone bridges in variety of styles. Bridges are important parts of the town. The most famous bridges among the 49 bridges in Tongli are the three bridges called Taiping (peace), Jili (luck) and Changqing (celebration) bridges, which has been important landmarks of the place and regarded as the sacred architecture by the locals. Whenever there is an important occasion, such as wedding, people would like to walk through the three bridges, which is supposed to bring peace, fortune and happiness in their lives. Buildings well preserved from the Ming and Qing Dynasties standing by the rivers fill the town. The traditional gardens are well worth seeing. The Tuisi Garden makes a good example. The garden was constructed between 1885 and 1887 by an imperial official. In the garden, pavilions, terraces, halls, rockeries, ponds and other elements of the garden were harmoniously integrated together.  After 1.5 hour driving, you will arrive and walk along tongli old street and local community  where a lot local familis still lives , a visit to well preserved private garden build in ming dynasty will show you a picture of  delicate life those accent ellite group use to have.  the relaxing boat ride around the town may make the highlight of whole tour with different angel of view Tongli have. you can practice your bargain skill in local shops. 
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 21407P35
Call +1 855 275 5071
Important information
Inclusions
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • English speaking driver guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Bottle water
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
Duration
6–7 hours
Departure details
  • Location Name: Lobby of your hotel Location Address: lobby of your hotel Directions: your hotel Return Location: your hotel
  • Shanghai, Shanghai
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Dress code is casual with comfortable walking shoes
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Inclusions
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • English speaking driver guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Bottle water
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
Departure details
  • Location Name: Lobby of your hotel Location Address: lobby of your hotel Directions: your hotel Return Location: your hotel
  • Shanghai, Shanghai
Duration
6–7 hours
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Dress code is casual with comfortable walking shoes
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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