Luzhi Watertown, Suzhou, China

Luzhi locates not far from Kunshan, great for a pleasant walk anytime of the year.

DSCN8149

At first, I wasn’t too impressed with the buildings…. polluted river? yeah.

Women crowding the tailor shop.

DSCN8154

Are you sure this is a “tourist destination”?

DSCN8156

Luzhi is famous for its pickled vegetables.

 

We followed the only path in front of us..

DSCN8160

…to the old town center.

DSCN8168

Green cakes, local product.

DSCN8169

Shop advertisement

DSCN8172 DSCN8176 DSCN8177

DSCN8178

A shop dedicated selling malt related products: candies, cakes, etc.

A shop calling itself the original of all pickled vegetables in the area.

DSCN8188 DSCN8189

They also have good wontons.

DSCN8193

A fat chicken crying for “eat me the next Chinese New Year”.

DSCN8196 DSCN8197 DSCN8198 DSCN8199_stitch DSCN8201 

Wansheng rice bank.

DSCN8206 DSCN8207_stitch DSCN8209

Door with delicate carvings.

DSCN8213_stitch

Town park.

DSCN8216_stitch

Town plaza.

 DSCN8221 DSCN8223_stitch DSCN8226_stitch DSCN8233

A memorial gateway to the hilltop.DSCN8239

Gateway was built during the Qing Dynasty.

DSCN8241_stitch

Verses on the bridge pillar.

DSCN8249 DSCN8253_stitch

Though the old town itself is neat, but you do find some modern elements to it. Like this stamped ads for rupees… I wonder who’s gonna make those calls.

发表评论