We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Suzhou No.1 Silk Mill

No.94 Nanmen Road, Canglang District, Suzhou 215007, China
+86 512 6525 4658
Website
Save
No entry fee. Enrich your experience with a tour or activity!
Popular ways to visit!
from US$144
More Info
Suzhou and Zhouzhuang One Day Tour from Shanghai
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good41%
  • Average22%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
Open Now
All hours
Hours Today: 00:00 - 00:00
LOCATION
No.94 Nanmen Road, Canglang District, Suzhou 215007, China
CONTACT
Website
+86 512 6525 4658
Write a Review
Reviews (168)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 120 reviews

Reviewed 4 June 2017

I have been to the this museum several times with guests but never bought duvets there. Local expats know Mei Mei's oat the temple entrance on Guan Qian walking Street is the place to get the right size, weight and price for real silk duvets....More

2  Thank Deborah B
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We went to this factory store as part of tour from Shanghai. I have been to this factory store when I was in Suzhou previously. We were there around the Chinese New Year so it was not as busy as it had been in September....More

1  Thank 2torontotraveller
Reviewed 10 January 2017

On 9 Dec 2016, my Singapore tour group was brought by the China tour guide to visit this silk factory cum shop. It's interesting to see the silk- making process. However, I would like to advise tourist like me to be careful when buying bedding...More

1  Thank lmseklk
Reviewed 13 December 2016

This was part of a package with ChinaTour.com. It was fun to learn a little more about the silk process and see the workers "at work" but it was more for show it seemed and not a real "factory" setting... Main part was the shopping...More

2  Thank TamaraW
Reviewed 8 December 2016

This is as good as you want to make it. If you go by tour bus then a tour guide will tell you the history of making silk. They have old machinery that shows how they remove the silk string. They also will have tourists...More

1  Thank UncleAlbertsWife
Reviewed 4 November 2016

It was very interesting to see the Silk-making process from beginning (the eggs) to end (the finished product). But the tour was pretty rushed. The products in the shop are not to my taste--seemed rather garish to me--and not inexpensive. But if you like bright...More

1  Thank RinNYC
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Came here as part of our tour. I knew as a kid how silk worm makes the silk, but that was it. There are a lot more work to it. It was an educational tour for all of us, very interesting of how it all...More

1  Thank travelwith4kids
Reviewed 27 October 2016

A nice tour takes you from the worms eating Mulberry leaves, to cocoons, to harvesting the silk, cleaning and dying to final product. Kids loved the tour. Plenty of beautiful silk finished goods to buy at the end of tour.

2  Thank Socalsix
Reviewed 8 October 2016

The tour of the silk factory was excellent. My wife and I went as part of a China tour package. We were told ahead of time that you could not bargain for the items for sale. But the prices were excellent. Bought an outstanding silk...More

1  Thank AnnapolisAdvisor
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

A most interesting tour, very informative guide, lots to see from the talk on the egg production and the larvae wriggling around munching on the mulberry leaves, right through to the spinning of the silk and the production of the beautiful material. We did buy...More

2  Thank 307Jocelyn
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Xiao BeiQiao Guo Indian Restaurant (RenMin Road)
.17 miles away
Hao PoJia Restaurant
1 reviews
.22 miles away
Dio Coffee (RenMin Road)
.22 miles away
Hai GangCheng Restaurant (Wanda)
.22 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Suzhou Ancient Grand Canal
344 reviews
.94 miles away
Panmen Gate
147 reviews
.59 miles away
Cloud Rock Leaning Pagoda (Yunyan Ta)
161 reviews
.48 miles away
Canglang Pavilion (Blue Wave Pavilion)
76 reviews
.67 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
UncleAlbertsWife
23 October 2016|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from 307Jocelyn | Reviewed this property |
sorry, I cant help we were on a coach-organised tour, on our return to uk, we found it almost impossible to trace this attraction, China doesnt recognise Google or Facebook/Messenger so i don't know how you would be able to... More
0
Votes
Violacasey
22 June 2016|
Answer
Response from Desmawaty | Reviewed this property |
I think they don't sell it online. But they told me that they export their products. Maybe you can get further information by contact them via e-mail. Regards, Desma
0
Votes
Debbie N
26 January 2015|
Answer Show all 3 answers
Response from SteveRHouston | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if there is a site, but bedding, pillows, clothing, table linen, dolls, wallets, purses, etc.... They sell that and many more. You may ask me anything you wish. Prices of bedding start at a low of 100.00USD and... More
1
Vote