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May Day Holiday Travel Guide: Water Town - Sail on the "Venice of the East" (11)

By Xue Meng (People's Daily Online)

15:28, April 26, 2012

Tong Li (chinapic.people.com.cn)

China’s Top Water Towns – Tong Li

Located 18 kilometers from Suzhou City, Tong Li is the best preserved water town in Jiangsu province. As a typical Southern China water town, the water area occupy more than one fifth of the town area. The town is crisscrossed with canals and dotted with traditional Chinese gardens. The most famous attraction in Tongli is “One Garden, Two Halls and Three Bridges”. One garden means the Tuisi Garden; Two halls are the Jiayin Mansion and Gongben Mansion; The three bridges refer to Taiping(Peace) Bridge, Jili(Luck) Bridge and Changqing(Glory) Bridge.

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