Many of Suzhou’s attractions are close to Tongli, so it is a smart choice as a place to base yourself during your visit. The Retreat & Reflection Garden and Jinji Lake are amongst the many popular places to discover here. Two more worthwhile attractions that are close by Tongli are Pan Gate and the Master of the Nets Garden.
Tongli offers some interesting museums and theaters nearby that allow visitors to really get a feel for the area. In particular, you should make sure you check out Suzhou Museum and the Suzhou Pingtan Museum. For a great night out, pick up some tickets to the Suzhou Culture and Arts Center, one of the region’s most popular performing arts venues.
There are many natural gifts here as well, so make sure you enjoy the chance to get outdoors. When the weather’s fine, pay a visit to Lingering Garden, the Lion Grove Garden and the Humble Administrator's Garden, a place where families can breathe in the fresh air. Discover the beauty of Tiger Hill.
To stock up on supplies or enjoy a light meal, set out to visit the Metro Shopping Mall, the Huacheng Tiandi General Mall and the Suzhou Pingjiang Wanda Plaza.
When it’s time to rest your weary head after checking out the delights of Tongli, check in to one of the area's many accommodation options. Take your pick from the Pan Pacific Suzhou, the Hotel Soul Suzhou, or the Modena Jinjihu Hotel.