May 21, 2015

Suzhou, Jiangsu, China

What Lonely Planet said: Historically, Suzhou was synonymous with high culture and elegance, and generations of artists, scholars, writers and high society in China were drawn by its exquisite art forms and the delicate beauty of its gardens.

I was there: March 27 - March 29, 2015

Camera used: Google Nexus 5

Suzhou's Guanqian Pedestrian Street

Suzhou is famous for its dim-sum style sweet snacks

Mystery Temple at Guanqian area

I was at Suzhou during Spring. Blossoms everywhere.

Suzhou Museum designed by IM Pei.

The museum features a modern take of classical Chinese garden which Suzhou is famous for

An opera stage at Suzhou Museum

An army of tourists near the entrance of Suzhou Museum

Suzhou is a charming city with well-preserved old parts of town

Canals crisscrosses the city

Canals is prevalent at the Jiangnan cities south of Yangtze rivers

Me with Plum Blossoms

Suzhou's Beisi Pagoda. Sadly, it is closed to the public.

Twin Pagoda at Stone Sculpture Museum in Suzhou

Suzhou train station. In this Jiangnan trip, I went to Suzhou, Shaoxing, Hangzhou, Nanjing, Yangzhou and Shanghai