Tiger Hill & Suzhou, China

Next up on our travels in China was a little trip out of Shanghai to Suzhou. 

Suzhou is a little town outside of Shanghai – and by little town, I mean a major city of a few million people! 

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 We started our tour of Suzhou by visiting Tiger Hill. 

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Tiger Hill is home to Yunyan Pagoda, also known as the Leaning Pagoda, which stands on top of Tiger Hill. 

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This 1000 year old pagoda has become a symbol of Suzhou. 

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Fun Fact: it is taller than & predates the Leaning Tower of Pisa 

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During our time in Suzhou we took some time to explore the beautiful scenery surrounding Tiger Hill. 

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We also made our way to one of the nearby water towns – these canals throughout the city have given Suzhou the nickname “The Venice of the East.”

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 Taking a little boat ride along the canal was a must, we got a chance to see the town from a different view.  

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 We really enjoyed our time outside Shanghai exploring Suzhou – it was great to experience a city of China with a population of less than 10 million! 

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Stay tuned for more China fun! 

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  • Reply Patty O October 26, 2012 at 10:15 pm

    What an amazing quaint little place! The canals and bridges reminded me of Brugge in Belgium. Loved the pagoda!

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