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Suzhou 蘇州

A canal in downtown Suzhou

Suzhou is located west to Shanghai Municipality is accessible by an express train, CRH
in 30 minutes. The city is situated on the lower reaches of the Yangtze River and on the
shores of Taihu Lake and is a part of the Yangtze River Delta region. Suzhou is with
an urban population of over 4 million expanding to 10 million in the administrative area.

Lingering Garden 留園

Lingering Garden

Lingering Garden

Classical Gardens, Lingering Garden

Lingering Garden

Lingering Garden

Lingering Garden

Lingering Garden


Hanshan Temple 寒山寺

The HanshanTemple, which means the cold- mountain temple, is a Buddhist temple and monastery
in Suzhou. Traditionally, Hanshan Temple is believed to have been founded during the Tianjian era,
502-519. Hanshan temple was established in Ome, Tokyo in 1929.

(L) The bell of Hanshan: Two bells are currently used at Hanshan Temple, both dating from the late Qing Dynasty when
the temple was last built. One was forged in China in 1906, and the other was forged in Japan around the same time.

Hanshan Temple

(L) Hanshan Temple (R) Buddha in Hanshan Temple

Hanshan Temple

Hanshan Temple

Hanshan Temple

Hanshan Temple

Suzhou Calm Garden is located next to the railway track, and because of noise released from
a high-speed train, it is not always calm. However, a garden trail around the small river makes
a visitor rather relaxed.

Suzhou Calm Garden

Suzhou Calm Garden

(L) Exhibition of an ancient chinaware (R) So-called colored temple at the Calm Garden

Chinese dished served in Sozhou

Suzhou: Top water towns in China

Prosperous Suzhou by Xu Yang

When Marco Polo visited Suzhou in the 13th century, he saw "no fewer than fifteen thousand vessels"
on the canals and compared the city's intricate bridgework and architecture favorably to his hometown
of Venice.

A boat we used for a boat cruise in Suzhou.

A tour boat passes under the Suzhou's arched stone bridge over the canal in downtown Suzhou.
It was raining heavily.

An old house in Suzhou with a displayed mask on the river


蘇州市は、中華人民共和国江蘇省東南部, 太湖の東側に位置し、中国高速鉄道で上海から30分で到達できる。

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The article was written and photograph was taken in May 2013,
and last revised in June 2019.by Junhaku Miyamoto, M.D., PhD.

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