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Guan Qian Street | Mei Mei silk shop, Suzhou 215000, China
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is like any "walking street", street closed to cars but not motorbikes, for pedestrians only. The shops and restaurants along the street opened pretty late, so you can go there in the evenings and look at the lights and do some shopping or have...More

Thank Kenneth H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You want to do some serious people watching, this is the place. Many many shops and restaurants. Old man in a booth sells small snuff bottles that are painted in the inside with a tiny brush. Expect to pay about 50 to 60 yuan. Be...More

2  Thank George H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A lot of shops and many places to eat. It is not particularly special but it is a nice place to walk around, have lunch or dinner and do some shopping

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Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

The shopping is not much different from any other shopping street in china. Guan qian steet is very similar to dongmen in shenzhen. It's not as clean as wangfujing in Beijing or Nanjing road in Shanghai. But it is lively and less crowded especially at...More

Thank angryduck113
Reviewed August 9, 2018

shopping and seeing, like anywhere else. So nothing special but ok. The restaurants deliver ok quality an it's one kind of feeling the asian spirit.

Thank jtk1962
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

Guan Qian Street is a main shopping and dining street in Suzhou. There are a lot of Chinese shops and they are quite cheap. Recommend to go but beware of the shuttles and the motorbikes there as they always use the horn and it's quite...More

1  Thank Harry W
Reviewed July 4, 2018

I've been going here for years. I visit here on a weekly basis and its amazing. The food is good but look out for the scams. If anyone asks you to buy a watch or a bag, just tell them to go away. We went...More

2  Thank Joshua E
Reviewed May 17, 2018

I went here as a tour group ranging from adults to the elderly. Public parking areas are available although it'll take a while to get to the main shopping street. There are many benches and seating spots with vegetations (in case it's a hot and...More

Thank Michael_Adii
Reviewed April 10, 2018

This was 'the' shopping street and has been pedestrianised for nearly 20 years and still looks modern. Mainly local shops, the silver shops are worth a look but you will not find the brands in the more modern shopping malls that are everywhere now. There...More

1  Thank David G
Reviewed March 6, 2018 via mobile

A crowded area, like Taiwan Xi Men Ding. Long queue whenever there is retail selling food or snack. Few shops selling silver handmade jewelry, fashion, shoes. Not really interesting to foreign visitors.

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October 4, 2016|
Response from John D | Reviewed this property |
I have no information on a service apartment, as a tourist visitor I stayed in hotel not apartment. It is a convenient area.