Published on : Thursday, March 16, 2017
Suzhou Tourism organized a luncheon at The Getty Center where more than 40 influential members of the Los Angeles travel trade community were invited. The event took place along with Suzhou Tourism’s current social media program – “A Curated Look at Suzhou’s Arts & Culture – No Visa Required” targeting majorly the North American visitors.
Often referred as the ‘Venice of China’, Suzhou is known for its long winding canals, striking stone bridges, and spectacular architecture. It’s one of the oldest cities in Yangtze Basin based on the Yangtze River Delta, 60 miles from Shanghai.
The city is well-known for its beautifully manicured Classical Gardens of Suzhou. Many of them are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Each year, Suzhou witnesses millions of tourists to explore more than 400 attractions in and around, starting right from pagodas, temples to historical districts and outstanding museums. Suzhou is also known as the largest industrial city in China. The Suzhou Industrial Park (SIP) is famous for its five-star hotels, the famous Lake Jinji, and Asia’s largest over water Ferris wheel.
Travelling is also accessible as there are three convenient area airports that have non-stop flights from North America: Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport (SHA) provides bullet train service to Suzhou which is a 30-minutes trip; Pudong International Airport (PVG) is situated approximately 65 miles from Suzhou, an hour and half drive.