Fengqiao Baimajian Theatre started construction in 2012 and opened to the public on Aug 8, 2015, with an investment of 170 million yuan ($27.07 million).
Suzhou Women and Children Activity Centre (1st phase) is located on the Southwest of Shishan Bridge, alongside the ancient canal.
Color Panda Theatre is a children’s amusement park boasting multimedia technology, holographic performance and intelligent stages.
Visiting Shanghai in 1996, I looked down from the Oriental Pearl Television Tower to where Suzhou Creek entered the Huangpu River. So many barges were navigating or berthed along this narrow channel.
Six Centuries of Art, an exhibition on now at the National Art Museum of China in Beijing through Sunday, reviews artistic creations since the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) of the historic city of Suzhou and its neighboring areas in East China's Jiangsu province.
More than 20 students from countries including the United States, France, South Korea and Japan, attended an embroidery course conducted by local artist Zhang Lixing to experience the charm of the age-old art.