Must-see entertainment in Suzhou

  • Pingtan Teahouse


    Píngtán enthusiasts gather here to keep the traditions alive. The music usually starts at 8pm. Order some tea (unlimited serves ¥200), and pick songs (¥50…

  • Suzhou Culture and Arts Centre


    On the banks of Jinji Lake is one of the city’s most iconic buildings. Shaped like a crescent moon and bearing a striking nest-like facade that changes…

  • Garden of the Master of the Nets


    From April to November, music performances are held nightly from 7.30pm to 9.30pm. Performances move from room to room so you'll see a bit of the garden…

  • Kunqu Opera Museum


    This place puts on performances of kūnqǔ (regional opera style) at 2pm on Sundays. Buy tickets by the theatre door on the day; arrive early as seats tend…

  • Pingtan Museum


    The Pingtan Museum puts on wonderful performances of píngtán, a singing and storytelling art form sung in the Suzhou dialect. Two-hour shows are at 1.30pm…

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