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Suzhou Creek Legends Tour – Amazing
The Suzhou Creek Legends Tour is to discover the real China, working-class neighborhoods anchored to the shores of the river for more than a century.
Every city in which a Creek flows has its own unique stories and mysteries, our city Shanghai has much to tell and reveal, on the Suzhou Creek Legends Tour you will discover the authentic Shanghai.
About the Suzhou Creek
Named with the same name of the city Suzhou that was the predominant neighbour before Shanghai emerged as a strong city in modern China.
Each span of the 54 km of the Creek that runs through Shanghai carries thousands of stories, anecdotes, lifestyles, economic situations of each neighbourhood, traditions and many stories.
In a few words we can say that it is a Creek that has formed and changed the destiny of Shanghai forever, and if we want to know how Chinese society changes, we must follow the Creek and see what the real China is like.
The shores of Suzhou and the political demarcation
On our Suzhou River Legends Tour, we will see many points of great historical interest, buildings and places that played an essential role in the political demarcation that followed 1848, when the port of Shanghai became a point of exchange for international trade.
This situation that the Creek had; it was advantageous in the form of the appearance of many stores; shops and all kinds of economic activities, this situation has also attracted the population to the shores of Suzhou in search of opportunities and a better life.
All these factors resulted till today in a reflection of what Chinese society is; consequently; there are many legends and thousands of stories that were born on the shores of Suzhou.
Suzhou Creek Legends Tour itinerary
- Chinese National Stock Exchange (Wall Street)
- Rock Bund Museum of Art
- Y.W.C.A Headquarters Buildings
- Former British Consulate General Building
- Zhapu Road Bridge Viewpoint
- Shanghai Post Museum
- Embarkment Building
- Former headquarters of the Shanghai General Chamber of Commerce
- Neighborhoods and local alleys
- Sihang Warehouse Museum
- And much more!
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East Nanjing Road Metro Station (line2/10) Exit 6, behind New World Daimaru Mall
Address: Corner of Jingbo Road & Mid Henan Road
In Chinese: 南京东路地铁站6号口（2/10号线），宁波路与河南中路路口，新世纪大丸百货北侧