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Topic From: Top 5 Best-located Budget Hotels in Shanghai
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We will be flying into Shanghai from Guilin, spend a couple of nights in Shanghai and then get a train to Suzhou for a few more days from where we will get a train straight to the international airport in Shanghai to fly home via Dubai to Cape Town, South Africa. Which(budget) accommodation area in Shanghai would be most convenient?

Asked by Joy Smith on Apr. 5, 2016
Topic From: Shanghai Attractions
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Please advise place of interest in Suzhou. Please advise cost of dinner at revolving restaurant at Oriental TV Tower. Is prior booking require? Is it a Halal restaurant?

Asked by Poh Yuen on Aug. 22, 2014
Cecilia Peng (Aug. 23, 2014) replied:
Hi Poh, Suzhou offers many attractions such as rivers, hills, historic temples, beautiful ancient towns and unique gardens. The top sights are The Grand Canal, Lingering Garden, Humble Administrator‘s Garden, Tiger Hill, Hanshan Temple Tongli, and Zhouzhuang Water Town. please check below link for Suzhou’s 16 attractions according to customer rating. http://www.chinahighlights.com/suzhou/attraction/ FYI, the revolving restaurant at Oriental TV Tower is not Halal restaurant, the buffet dinnfer is around CNY280 per person. Regards, Cecilia
Topic From: Free Things to Do in Suzhou
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we are going to stay in Suzhou for about 10 day. Please let us know the reasonable and economic way of having sight seeing over there. We cannot spend much but wish to see some important sights. Please advice. Also we wish to visit the ''Great wall of China during our stay. Please advice.

Asked by Emmanuel Raj on Aug. 16, 2014
Nora Ou (Aug. 16, 2014) replied:
Would you like us to arrange a private tour for you? Our price for a group of 2 people would be US$180-250 per person per day. The Great Wall is in Beijing. You could take high speed train between Suzhou and Beijing. It takes about 5 hours.
Topic From: Free Things to Do in Suzhou
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I have 3 french nationals visiting in Suzhou from 15 october. I would like to organize a tour for them in Suzhou, Hangzhou, Shanghai and Tonli watertown. What can u propose?

Asked by Jean Seow on Aug. 15, 2014
Lily Guo (Aug. 17, 2014) replied:
Thank you for your tour inquiry, I have sent one tour propsoal to your email, please kindly check.
Topic From: Suzhou Shopping
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Hello, I will be in Guangzhou and would like to travel to suzhou how far is it from guangzhou and what is best and fastest way to travel there and what is 5 star hotel incase I spend night there ?

Asked by sonja on Jul. 27, 2014
Lussie Lu (Jul. 28, 2014) replied:
Dear sonja, There is only one train from Guangzhou to Suzhou, it takes about 22 hours, it costs about CNY388/US$63 for hard sleeper and CNY686/US$112 for soft sleeper. You could also take a flight to Shanghai, then take a train to Suzhou. It takes about 2.5 hours by plane and half an hour by bullet train or high speed train to Suzhou from Shanghai. According to the 5 star hotel in Suzhou, I suggest you stay in Pan Pacific Suzhou Hotel. Most our clients who stayed there gave a good feedback. Please check the details: http://www.chinahighlights.com/hotel/suzhou-hotels/pan-pacific-suzhou.htm
Topic From: Enjoy Visa-Free Travel in China Cities
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I am an Indian citizen, planning to attend an Internantional conference at Suzhou to present my research paper. Do I need visa to travel from India to Suzhou ?

Asked by ambika on Jul. 20, 2014
Lussie Lu (Jul. 21, 2014) replied:
Dear ambika, You need to apply for a China visa before entering China.
Topic From: Suzhou Transportation
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I need to get from Starway Master Hall Amusement Land, Yu Shan Road, Suzhou to Suzhou Railway Station - approx how much should a taxi cost? Is this where the bullet train leaves from to Shanghai?

Asked by Linda on Jun. 30, 2014
Lussie Lu (Jul. 1, 2014) replied:
Dear Linda, It is about 10 km from the hotel to Suzhou train station. It takes about half an hour and it costs about CNY35/US$6 per car. You could take a bullet train or high speed train from Suzhou train station to Shanghai. It takes about half an hour by train. If you would like to book the train ticket, you could book it on our website. Please click: http://www.chinahighlights.com/china-trains/
Topic From: Taxis in China
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i want to book taxi from Shanghai airport to Suzhou Noahs Hotel for 2 passengers.i will arrive on june 22nd 2014 at 1615 (04.15p.m)how much the price and tell me any taxi drivers contact number.

Asked by koshila on Jun. 16, 2014
Lussie Lu (Jun. 17, 2014) replied:
Dear koshila, It costs about CNY500/US$81. It is too expensive, i suggest you take a bus or a train to Suzhou railway station, then take a taxi to the hotel. Furthermore I don't know the contact number of a driver. If you still need a taxi to Suzhou hotel directly, you could find a driver when you arrive at Shanghai airport.
Topic From: Yixing Ceramics Museum
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From Suzhou to Yixing and back(Train or bus)? Thanks

Asked by Claude Becker on May. 23, 2014
Doris Huang (May. 28, 2014) replied:
Dear Claude, Thank you for your inquiry. There is no direct train from Suzhou to Yixing, so bus is recommended. The bus depart from Suzhou South Bus Terminal Station every 1 hour, and it takes about 1.5 hours to get to Yixing.