Kūnqǔ Opera Museum
Down a warren of narrow lanes, the small Kūnqǔ Opera Museum is dedicated to kūnqǔ, the opera style of the region. The beautiful old...
Almost next to the Kūnqǔ Opera Museum is the Píngtán Museum, which puts on wonderful performances of píngtán, a singing and...
The tranquil Couple’s Garden is off the main tourist route and sees fewer visitors (a relative concept in China), though the gardens,...
This museum has traditional shuōshū (storytelling, in Chinese only) at 1.30pm daily. Tickets on sale at noon.
This 60-year-old institution also sells noodles but all hail its uber-fresh handmade shēnjiān bāo (生煎包; pan-fried dumplings) stuffed...
Lonely Planet review
A cute little teahouse perched beside one of Sūzhōu’s most popular canal-side streets. Pingvon serves up excellent dumplings and delicate little morsels on small plates. The tea rooms upstairs are more atmospheric.