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Tongli Town

Wujiang District, Suzhou 215217, China
+86 512 6331 1140
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Wujiang District, Suzhou 215217, China
+86 512 6331 1140
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Reviewed 1 week ago

1 hour drive from Suzhou and it is a bit touristy but a must to see. Take your time to walk around, take a boat trip, have a lunch in one of the resturants at the canals, visit some old historical houses and enjoy the...More

Thank RITA Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was a nice experience for my friends and myself. 2 hours far from Shanghai by the car, strongly recommendable place for the tourist.

Thank Hojae L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Tongli on a day trip from Shanghai. We took a taxi from Suzhou railway station (100 RMB one way) in order to save time and energy for the watertown itself. We walked the streets plus visited most of the sights included in the...More

Thank Maija_V23
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was an adventure getting there, and it's a bit touristy, but it's a nice day out and the 90yuan boat ride is worth it. The historic buildings and gardens we're worth the 100rmb admission to the town.

Thank Ms G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place have chinese traditional house and road. you can feel chinese culture and beatiful house and road. also you can eat traditional chinese food.

Thank sunjoo_hong
Reviewed May 15, 2017 via mobile

This ancient water/ canal town is less famous compared to others, so it's less crowded & more quite. Worth to stay over night when tourists who do day trip left, so you can explore after dinner or in the early morning as well. Be sure...More

Thank TyngPC
Reviewed May 14, 2017

Tongli is a water town renowned in Suzhou for it's canals and street culture. Depending on the season and holidays, it can get busy, however regulary it is relatively not busy and is nice for a meal and stroll on the canal if you like.

1  Thank Chelsea Z
Reviewed May 4, 2017

I was expecting to really see a ancient town.....well part of it does look old, but just did not seem to be what I have expected. I guess it is now too commercialized.

2  Thank Chor T
Reviewed May 4, 2017

A mix of retail and people still living and working there. Good dining options. Very crowded. A gate guard tried to charge us to enter. Luckily one of our companions was Chinese and refused to pay which no one else was doing. Charming place all...More

Thank Chip P
Reviewed May 1, 2017 via mobile

It's an okay place to hangout and chill but I would say it's pricey for what you see in there... also, avoid going there on national holidays, unless people-watching is your thing...

1  Thank Agiepee
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We arrive in Suzhou with our tour in the afternoon. How do we get to Tongli? Are there water taxis in Suzhou?
March 8, 2017|
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Response from Brian C | Reviewed this property |
I was able to tale the bus to Tongli (I stayed at the Crowne Plaza - taxi to north station). Once at station took a bus to Tongli. The only bad was returning bus left at 3 - at least then (last August). Still about 5 hrs... More