Suzhou to create a world-class tourist destination

Suzhou to create a world-class tourist destination

Suzhou, in neighboring Jiangsu Province, has stepped up its efforts in enriching Jiangnan cultural flavors, cooperation with Shanghai in culture and tourism fields, and tourism recovery. 

The Suzhou Bureau of Culture, Radio, Television and Tourism has launched a program bringing local cultural performances such as Kunqu Opera and pingtan (storytelling and ballad singing in Suzhou dialect) into hotels and tourist attractions, Wang Rudong, director of the exchange and cooperation department of the bureau, said yesterday during an award ceremony.

The award ceremony in Suzhou hosted by the bureau and TripAdvisor recognized 58 tourist attractions, hotels and restaurants as “Travelers’ Choice.”

Tongli Ancient Town, Suzhou Museum, popular canal side street Pingjiang Road, Huqiu (Tiger Hill), Shantang Street, Zhuozheng Garden, also known as the Humble Administrator’s Garden, and Jinji Lake were on the list. 

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