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...
While most of the canals in the city have been sealed and paved into roads, the pedestrianised Píngjiāng Lù (平江路) would give you some...
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.
A cute little teahouse perched beside one of Sūzhōu’s most popular canal-side streets. Pingvon serves up excellent dumplings and...
Lonely Planet review
Almost next to the Kūnqǔ Opera Museum is the Píngtán Museum, which puts on wonderful performances of píngtán, a singing and storytelling art form sung in the Sūzhōu dialect. Shows are at 1.30pm daily.