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Address: Interchange of Ancient Canal and Bodu Lane, Xishan District, Wuxi 214199, China
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Scenic view and nice boat ride

It is a very lovely area to stroll, relax and eat. Old buildings are nicely restored. Take the boat ride down the canal.

Reviewed 15 February 2017
Betty C
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

It is a very lovely area to stroll, relax and eat. Old buildings are nicely restored. Take the boat ride down the canal.

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Thank Betty C
Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 8 July 2016

I recommend you to spend the money on package deal of the boat, the three museums, and a tour guide, its the best way to see the place and understand the old ways of the canal. The tour guide will take you through the whole three museums and tell you about the daily lives of people living next to the... More 

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Thank Ray L
Lake Macquarie, Australia
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Reviewed 28 March 2016

The ancient canal and it's neighbourhood are a fascinating area with beautiful old bridges, some narrow alleyways, magnificent old-world buildings and well-chosen statuary. We were there in the daytime when it was not so busy. At night, I believe, it turns into a centre of bustling nightlife as all the old houses have been turned into restaurants.

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Thank Wanderering1
Singapore, Singapore
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237 reviews
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Reviewed 3 January 2016

Came here with a tour group at night. It was beautiful and great for taking pictures. This reminded us of Venice. There are shops, restaurants and cafes along the walking street. Starbucks is at the entrance. Across the road is Hotel Nikko Wuxi. It was a pleasant stroll at night though it was drizzling during winter. Starbucks was a great... More 

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Thank TJX05
Wuxi, China
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 12 December 2015

Lovely place to take some photo's with the canal in the background and the bridge. Interesting landmark down Nanchang street.

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Thank NidiaNel
Singapore, Singapore
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8 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 29 October 2015

This bridge is what reminded me of the Rialto in Venice. Lots of little backstreets on either side of canal with interesting shops and restaurants

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Thank triggersg
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 23 October 2015 via mobile

Situated along a stretch of cafes and shops the Qingming bridge is an example of old Chinese architecture. Well worth the visit as the area is a pleasant walking street with lots of other attractions for tourist shopping, dining or just taking in the feel of the Chinese culture, modern and historic.

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Thank Edward N
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Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

This bridge is part of a beautiful stretch of shops, bars, cafes - up and down both sides of the canal. During the day, it's a little sleepy, best for enjoying a slow cup of tea. Not a lot of people around and not all shops are open. At night this place really comes alive and is a bustling place.... More 

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Thank Zhen27
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8 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 19 May 2015

Well in China everything is hundreds of years old.... this place has some historical links but really it is how they have made it into a decent place to have a cup of coffee or beer after a king day that really attracts me.... nit many placed dies it do well

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Thank b00nster
Shanghai, China
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6 reviews
Reviewed 18 April 2015

In this area you are able to walk around in peace and able to feel the surrounding of ancient houses and bridges. On one side of the river, there is a street where you can find small shops and restaurants as well as Starbucks.

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