Kunshan is located between Shanghai and Suzhou and is famous for being the cradle of the Kunqu and Liangzhu cultures. Other than being famous for culture and art, the ancient towns are also a reason why you absolutely should not miss out on the opportunity to travel to Kunshan. Zhouzhuang Ancient Town is probably among the most famous and one of the ones which people are most familiar with. Jinxi Ancient Town and Qiandeng Ancient Town are also two water towns that still retain a lot of their original flavor. Kunshan's natural scenery is also well worth coming to see and experience. The Tinglin Park downtown does a perfect job of combining natural beauty with cultural heritage. From the Baili Plains you can clearly see Yufeng Mountain.
In 1984, a painting by famous chinese artist Chen Yifei announced Zhouzhuang Water Town to the world, and since then Zhouzhuang has been regarded by many as one of the best water towns in China. This ancient town has a history of more than 900 years old with many houses built in the Ming and Qing dynasties. Known as Yao City or Zhenfang lane in ancient times, the town was once a part of the Kingdom of Wu, playing an important role in the distribution of silk, ceramics, art pieces, and food. With lakes on the four sides, the beauty of Zhouzhuang has to be discovered through its water lanes and stone bridges. Taking a boat ride would be an interesting option to tour around the town. Famous sites include Zhang Hall, Shen Hall, and the underwater tomb of Shen Wansan, a famous Yuan Dynasty Businessman. If you stay around till the lights light up at night, you can enjoy a view that is seemingly made up from a fairytale.
Jinxi Ancient Town is located on the shores of the Dianshan Lake in the southern suburbs of Kunshan, and is a riverside town in Southern China with thousands of years. The ancient town is not very large. The ancient lotus bridge that resembles a Chinese landscape painting and the mysterious tomb of Princess Chen have attracted many tourists here to explore. The various folk museums are also worth visiting. There are also plenty of snack bars on the old street. In addition, the town's civic collection museums include the old bricks museum, the purple sand pottery museum and the pottery museums that are full of antiques, and a cultural revolution collection museum that allows visitors to revisit history. The snacks on the old street include Jinxi specialties such as Wadisu, Changlong mooncakes, crabapple cake, tied pork and other Jiangnan specialty foods.
TAMU Fun Amusement Park is a large-scale indoor amusement park tailored to kids 2 - 18 years in age and a place where parents can interact and have fun with their children by playing games together. The Park offers a number of rides, including rolling wheels, bumper cars, bumper boats, cliff climbing, etc. and is an ideal place for children with its ample playing space.
Qiandeng Ancient Town is located in Kunshan, Suzhou. It is a typical ancient southern Chinese canal town with a history of more than 2,500 years. Qiandeng Old Town is the birthplace of Kunqu Opera and Jiangnan traditional music. It boasts a relatively intact stone slate street as well as ancient houses in good condition. The town preserves the Yu's pawn shop, and major attractions include the former residence of Gu Yanwu; the tomb of Gu Yanwu; Qinfeng Tower, a thousand-year-old ancient tower; and the Gu Jian Memorial.