is a city on the lower reaches of the Yangtze River
and on the shores of Lake Taihu in the province of
Jiangsu, China. The city is renowned for its
beautiful stone bridges, pagodas, and meticulously
designed gardens which have contributed to its
status as a great tourist attraction. Since the Song
Dynasty (960-1279), Suzhou has also been an
important centre for China's silk industry and
continues to hold that prominent position today. The
city is part of the Yangtze River Delta region.
has a convenient transportation network leading to
other parts of the country. The railways, highways,
ports and airports of Shanghai connect it with
different countries and regions in the world.
For some foreign guest, it may be convenient also to
arrive at the international airport Pudong or
Hongqiao of Shanghai. There are flights from Moscow,
Paris, Auckland, Nagoya, Osaka, Tokyo, Chicago, Los
Angeles, London, Frankfurt, and Istanbul, etc..