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Foreign Language Bookstore

Description: Finally, though the store I'm about to mention hasn't opened yet, it does sound like a promising undertaking, definitely to be taken note of. Phoenix International Book Mall, which is currently under constructi...


Address:580 Renmin Lu, Canglang District, Suzhou

Lanse Bookstore


Frequented by the Suzhou intellectuals, Lanse's shelves are packed with volumes on art, philosophy, literature, poetry and the sciences.



Address:12 Minzhi Lu, Suzhou

Map Bookstore


This intrepid cartographer's heaven is brimming with maps of every description. Most are printed in Chinese, but some English-language maps and atlases are available.



Address:117 Siqian Jie, Suzhou

Suzhou Art Gallery (Suzhou Mei Shu Guan)

Description: Suzhou Art Gallery specializes in painting, calligraphy and modern Chinese art, with particular focus on local Suzhou artists. The gallery also holds special seminars, provides training, continues to serve as a...


Address:3 Canglangting Jie, Suzhou

Suzhou Industrial Arts Museum(Suzhou Gong Yi mei shu Bo wu guan)

Description: Suzhou Industrial Arts Museum has over 1000 items in its collection including embroidery, silk rugs, jade articles, rosewood pieces, sandalwood fans, ivory and wood sculpture, opera costumes, musical instrument...


Address:88 Xibei Jie, Suzhou

Suzhou Library (Suzhou Tu shu guan)

Description: The new Suzhou Library was opened to the public on the 18th of June 2001, in the courtyard of the former Municipal People's Congress, in the downtown area. The new building structure occupies a total built area...


Address:858 Renmin Lu, Suzhou

Suzhou Museum (Suzhou Bowuguan)

Description: The superb new Suzhou Museum, designed by renowned architect I.M. Pei, opened in 2006 in Dongbei Street, and is located 3 km (1.9 miles) north of the center. The building is a dramatic fusion of traditional and...


Address:204 Dongbei Jie, Suzhou (west of Former Residence of Li Xiucheng)

Suzhou Museum of Folk-customs(Suzhou Minsu Bowuguan)

Description: Suzhou Museum of Folk-customs is located to the east of the famous Lion Forest. The museum has exhibits of local housing styles, folk art (including paper cutting, ceramics and peasant paintings) and local marr...

Price:RMB 4

Address:Panru Xiang, Suzhou

Suzhou Silk Museum (Suzhou Sichou Bowuguan)

Description: Suzhou Silk Museum is located in Beishitan Tower, 3.5 km (2.2 miles) north of the center. The various displays give an excellent overview of the history of Suzhou's silk industry and aspects of sericulture and ...

Price:RMB 15

Address:2001 Renmin Lu, Suzhou

Suzhou Traditional Opera Museum (Suzhou Xiqu Bowuguan)

Description: Suzhou Traditional Opera Museum is located in a picturesque neighborhood in the east of Suzhou, inside Zhangjiaxiang Quanjin Assembly Hall. The museum displays traditional instruments and other artifacts connec...


Address:14 Zhongzhangjia Xiang, Suzhou (near Pingjiang Lishi Jie)

The Bookworm Suzhou

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Description: The Bookworm Suzhou is at once café, bookstore, restaurant, library, bar, comedy club, and live music venue; truly a central cultural hub of the great city of Suzhou, and one of the most classic expat-operate...

Price:RMB 45

Address:77 Gunxiufang, Shiquan Street, Canglang District, Suzhou

True Color Museum

Museums Wuzhong



Address:219 Tongda Lu, Wuzhong District, Suzhou

Xinhua Bookstore


This largest of Suzhou's bookstores offers literature, history, management and best-selling books on the ground floor with children's fiction, art-related and English-language books on the second.



Address:164-166 Guangqian Jie, Suzhou

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