Suzhou Silk Museum

Suzhou is famous for being the silk capital of China – the city was the center of silk production for imperial families throughout the Ming and Qing dynasties. Suzhou Silk Museum provides an opportunity to learn about how silk has been produced and used throughout the centuries, dating as far back as 2000 BC. It’s also a chance to admire the crafts, embroidery, and clothing made from silk, and perhaps purchase a souvenir to take home.

Those interested in architecture will note that Suzhou Silk Museum combines a sense of ancient civilization with a modern design, with white walls representing the purity of silk and round edges symbolizing its softness. The museum is divided into several sections, each offering a different angle on the life and times of silk. In the silkworm-rearing room, you can see live worms enjoying mulberry leaves, their favourite food, before being transported through time in the silk-weaving workshop, where ancient looms reveal the past grandeurs of the silk industry.

A visit to Suzhou Silk Museum is a captivating experience, combining history, culture, and art. To provide the most context, it is best visited as part of an extended cultural tour of the area, with stops at the Classical Gardens of Suzhou, Suzhou Museum, plus several other key attractions in the city. It can also be visited as part of various day trips, which might include entry into one or two classical gardens, as well as time to explore the city’s ancient streets.

Practical Info

If not arriving as part of an organized tour with transport included, the quickest and easiest way to reach Suzhou from Shanghai is to take the high-speed express train between the two cities.

Did You Know? The larvae of a moth, a silkworm cocoon can produce a single thread of raw silk up to 900 meters long. The cocoons are put in boiling water to ease their unravelling.
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Adresse: 2001 Renmin Road, Suzhou, Eastern China 215001
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Åbningstider: Tues-Sun 9am-5pm
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Private Imperial Beijing på en dag

Hvis du har begrænset tid i Beijing, så kig ikke længere end denne private helgedags sightseeingtur - en hurtig og bekvem måde at krydse den kinesiske hovedstads højdepunkter. Rejs med lethed i en klimatiseret bil og beundre på Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang), Den Forbudte By (Imperial City) og Summer Palace (Yiheyuan). For yderligere bekvemmelighed er hotel afhentning og drop-off inkluderet.
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Privat dagstur: Suzhou fra Shanghai

Oplev Kinas rige klassiske have- og silkefremstillingsarv på en privat 8,5-timers tur fra Shanghai til Suzhou. Rejs til denne historisk infunderede by, og spadsere rundt i pavilloner, damme og broer af to UNESCO-beskyttede havemesterværker: Mesteren i netværkerne og ydmyge administratorhaver. Efter frokost (egen regning), lær, hvordan Suzhou's prisbelagte broderede silke er lavet på byens silkemuseum. Rundtur privat transport, adgangsgebyrer og centralt hotel afhentning og afgang inkluderet.
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Private Day Tour: Suzhou Gardens og Silk Museum fra Shanghai Inkluderet frokost

Oplev byen Suzhou på en dag fra Shanghai på denne 9-timers private tur. Med en guide, vil du blive introduceret til byens skønhed, kendt for sine haver, som tilsammen udgør en UNESCO World Heritage Site. Du vil besøge Lingering Garden og ydmyg Administrators Have, plus besøge Suzhou Silk Museum. Frokost er inkluderet.
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