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Mudu Ancient Town, Suzhou

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Absorb more than 2,500 years of history among the idyllic landscape gardens, ornate bridges, and small rivers of Mudu Ancient Town. Having witnessed the rise and fall of one dynasty after another, the town has remained an important hub of culture and commerce, and over its long lifetime it has given the country some of its finest scholars and successful businessmen. Built upon waterways, the town affords many examples of picturesque folk mansions, filled with intricate and aged artifacts and furniture, alongside carefully constructed decorative gardens, which can be explored for a small fee. Be sure to take a boat ride on the rivers, offering an alternate overview of the ancient town. Plan your visit to Mudu Ancient Town and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Suzhou route app.
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  • Quite commercial and nothing out of the ordinary. It’s another water town with the usual shops and eating places. It’s quite quiet and some interesting sites but really nothing too special  more »
  • We found out this water town by mistake. We were booked into a hotel way out of the city centre. Our friends told us we were near this town. They had never been there. On arrival 10.45am wandered...  more »
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  • Mu du Guzhen town, alias du chuan, Xujiang, ya-Xiang Creek, located in the southeast of Jiangsu Province, the western city of Suzhou, is located in Taihu Lake basin, is the famous scenic area of Jiangnan, known as "Wuzhong first Town", "show the Crown Jiangnan" reputation. The ancient town of Mu du is the same age as the Suzhou City of Han River cultural town, has more than more than 2,500 years of history. August 2008, as a national aaaa scenic spot, is also one of 13 scenic spots in Taihu Lake Scenic area. Mu du is the hometown of traditional handicraft of Han nationality. The history of Clay sculpture Masters Yuan Chang, Silver Master Zhu Bishan, Zhuo Jade Masters Lu Zigang, embroidered Saint Shen Shou and other masters, their work is a national collection of treasures. Have Yan home garden, rainbow drinking mountain room, ancient pine garden, Lingyan, Ping Shan and other famous cultural relics attractions.
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