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Suzhou City Moat

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The moat and an old gate comprises what Chinese people calls "scenic area". In this area you can... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2018
Salamanca, Spain
A nice relaxing area

I greatly enjoyed this location. It was neat to see the city lit up and get a view from different... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2018
Daniel D
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13 Oct 2018
4 Oct 2018
“A nice relaxing area”
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Reviewed 13 October 2018

The moat and an old gate comprises what Chinese people calls "scenic area". In this area you can find a pleasant road to walk, the city walls and different places for dancing or for making some exercise! A lot of Chinese people gathered here for...More

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Reviewed 4 October 2018

I greatly enjoyed this location. It was neat to see the city lit up and get a view from different parts of the old city walls. It was one of the few areas that were not too crowded when I was there.

Thank Daniel D
Reviewed 13 August 2018

The Suzhou City Moat is not too far from the train station and you can easily walk to it. Once you get here you can walk around this place and also take a boat ride. The moat is really historic and really iconic. Its true...More

Thank PushExplore
Reviewed 9 June 2018

The scenic moat around the city walls is bordered by a pleasant walkway that includes at different points fitness equipment, playground equipment and somebody’s laundry line. It also incorporates some rocks like those of the Garden of Stone Lions and quite handsome Japanese maples. It’s...More

Thank Follync
Reviewed 17 August 2017

There's a great walkway that follows the river around the ancient city. At certain sections you can see the old city wall, which is nicely lit up. Would recommend at night to see the lights and cool down. Only negative is it's a bit crowded...More

Thank jbikales
Reviewed 26 March 2017

The ancient city moat surrounds Suzhou on 4 sides of a NESW square and you can walk it on an exercise trail. I suspect that most of the reviews of boat trips on the Grand Canal at Suzhou actually refer to the city moat, so...More

2  Thank CorshamRay
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Actually it was amazing trip but first problem was the language because he speak in Chinese just also they put gurl playing music with sing song was so bad voice also if you want see good you should jump fast in side tge boeat and...More

Thank travelSalman
Reviewed 9 October 2016

If you like a long, quiet walk, then this is a great place in Suzhou. The Suzhou moat has a "fitness trail" running along its 15 km perimeter. We walked a fraction of it, but would love to explore more of it. It's a scenic...More

2  Thank The_Summer_Indian
Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

Great boat ride, fairly quick but the diversity is wonderful. The smaller canals give insight into life and is a relaxing trip.

Thank advcards
Reviewed 29 July 2012

We took an enjoyable cruise in the City Moat. We had the whole boat to ourselves. We cruised in the moat and along the canals, and checked out the scenery from the water. It was fairly crowded the day we went, as the city was...More

Thank Melinda D
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