Holiday Inn Express Changshu
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
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Following our excitement on Saturday, we were looking for a calmer day. Alison and I planned to walk to the Suzhou Silk Museum. It has received several favorable reviews on TripAdvisor. The others decided to join us. Unfortunately, TripAdvisor didn't note that the museum was closed for renovation. We were directed to another place with silk making demonstrations but that really wasn't what we expected when we set out. After lunch, Alison, Craig and I toured the ...
... narrow streets all decorated with lanterns, and perused the gift shops. Onwards we walked to the wall which was partially rebuilt and gave a lovely view of the river and the ornate bridge. We caught the subway to our hostel which is perfectly nice but basic and stinks of wet dog! Due to the rain and the 3 dogs I suppose... We had some beer in the bar for a bit and then ventured back into the rain for dinner. We found a nice place near by which we took over and rearranged to suit ...
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Today was a day of contrasts: we visited a 1000 year old garden and I went pearl shopping.
It's incredible to see so much consumerism. Our guide told us the country is "communism with it's own style."
In the evening, at a tasty ...
A world away from the one we live in today, filled with mystic and charm, is how I would describe Suzhou. Less than a hundred miles to the south west of Shanghai, is the beautiful town of Suzhou that Marco Polo endearingly described as the 'Venice of the East'. The town is renowned for, the grand-canal that is over a thousand years old, the rich culture of music, the scattered gardens and the balmy weather drawing people from ...