Must go places in China—Suzhou (1)

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To be continued

 Suzhou is a major city in the southeast of Jiangsu Province in Eastern China, adjacent to Shanghai Municipality. It is the economical,trading and logistics center of Jiangsu, and the second largest city in the province after its capital Nanjing. The city is situated on the lower reaches of the Yangtze River and the shores of Lake Tai and belongs to the Yangtze River Delta region. Administratively, Suzhou is a prefecture-level city with an urban population of over 5.4 million in its core districts. Suzhou is the ninth most populous city in Mainland China, and the total population exceeded 10 million in its administrative area in 2010. It is considered one of the richest major cities in China.

Suzhou. photo (cc) Huhaoyu321 under Creative Commons License. Some rights reserved. Suzhou. photo (cc) Huhaoyu321 under Creative Commons License. Some rights reserved.

To speak of Suzhou, people are likely to mention a popular and old saying,” Up above there is paradise, down here there…

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