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This street will definitely remind you that you are in China. A nice street that has a lot of people, shops, and food. A good stop if you are a tourist. Beware of the smelly tofu but be sure to try the Suzhou Fish! This...More
Its a must visit place in Suzhou. I would recommend to take 3-4 hours of time if you really wanna enjoy the place. There are lots of places to buy souvenirs, have street food & even nice restaurants. It gets heavily crowded in the evening...More
In my opinion, if you come Suzhou, you should see this street. There are lots of shops where you can buy souvenirs, restaurants, street food, etc. Watching sunset on the bridges is really worth to see. But during holidays, also sometimes in the evening this...More
Shangtang jie is crowded and lively. A evening visit is recommended. There a variety of shops and restaurants. However the best part of the ancient street is the little alley way. There, one can see the daily life of local chinese residents. Plus the alley...More
Way too many commercialized shops but they have managed to keep the ancient street interesting with the old houses and gondola. Didn't buy any souvenirs and would suggest never to visit this street on a weekend evening.
Worth to visit one time to see anicient street located in the center of Suzhou. Ancient buildings are kept intact and can have a boat ride through ancient lane. But heavily commercialized and usually very crowded in summer and during weekend.
If you have the chance to visit this street do so. Just to wander along the long length of the street seeing all the different sights, sounds and smells is worth your time. There are many different types of shops, places to eat, food to...More
First of all... I came upon this place with pure luck. This was closest to my hotel and one of the colleague suggested i visit this place, hence the visit.
But this place is a nice bustling alleyway filled with lots and lots of shops....More
Reaching Shantang Street on a rainy afternoon, with my Chinese friends and their extremely naughty daughter, we booked a private boat for a cruise down the canal. It was a nice relaxing experience, the boatsman tactfully moving across the canal.. he served us green tea...More
The street is interesting and filled with different smells and sounds. The shops are really nice and you can get some, extremely expensive, but very good silk here. You can also purchase pearls. We also stopped at a shop that specialized in rose flavored things...More