Suzhou is located in southern Jiangsu Province and close to Shanghai. If you want to live in a historic southern city, Suzhou is one of the best choices, It is an ancient city with over 2,500 years of history and numerous points of interest. The unique characteristics of the past are still retained today. Suzhou is famous for its garden architecture.
As the saying goes - 'Gardens to the south of the Yangtze River are the best in the world, and Suzhou gardens are the best among them'. These gardens attain their high reputation not only for their vast numbers but also for their charming natural beauty and harmonious construction. At present more than 60 gardens are kept intact in the city, and some of them have been listed on the World Heritage List.
Living cost in Suzhou:
Weather in Suzhou:
The weather in Suzhou is maintained at 5℃ to 35℃ all year round. It's a little humid during spring. In terms of air quality, I think that the air quality in Suzhou is better than in many other cities. There will be some haze in only 1-2 weeks in a year, but most of the time the air is relatively fresh. Suzhou is a livable city in terms of weather and air quality.
Food in Suzhou:
Before coming to China, you must have eaten Chinese food in Chinese restaurants in your country. However, the food you get at a local Chinese takeaway restaurant may not be truly authentic. We don't have General Tso's Chicken, Crab Rangoons. And your favorite Chinese food in your country may not even originate from China. Every region has its culinary specialties. Suzhou cuisine tends to be sweet but retains the natural flavor of the ingredient.
Many teachers rarely cook at home when working in China. This is largely due to the fact that Chinese food is inexpensive, delicious, and easy to get. In China, if you do not want to eat out, you can choose the food you want to eat on the take-out APP. Usually, the food can be delivered to your doorstep in 30 minutes, and the take-out price is the same as a meal in the restaurant. In Suzhou, there are restaurants everywhere, even the very normal fried rice or fried noodles are mouth-watering in the inexpensive restaurant. In addition, Suzhou people like to eat dumplings, which is classic and delicious food. Suzhou is a diversified city and there are many western restaurants here. A decent western restaurant is about 150rmb-250RMB per person, and the food tastes pretty good.