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Jiangsu is a province located in the middle of China's eastern coast on the lower reaches of the Yangtze River. It is a region known for its lakes and rivers. Suzhou, a city to the south of the lower reaches of the Yangtze River, enjoys a worldwide repu­tation for its delicate and clas­sical gardens. The gardens are hidden within the city's walls and were built over 1000 years ago. Today's Suzhou is a city that preserves its awe-inspiring scenery, running streams, small bridges, waterside houses, ele­gant kunqu opera and the most characteristic of Suzhou, the classical gardens, listed in the UNESCO World Heritage lists. In fact, the entire city looks like one big garden in itself.The Classical Gardens of Su­zhou are cultured and the artis­tic essence of folk architecture in China. This can only be ap­preciated by visiting them, and thus to understand why Suzhou is called 'Paradise on Earth'.Jiangsu Province - Suzhou Classical Gardens

Centrally locat­ed in east Chi­na and adjacent to Shanghai, the southeast coastal prov­ince of Zheji­ang is known for the serenity and elegance of its landscape, the rich­ness of its cultural heritage and its reputation as a 'Land of Fish and Meat', 'Land of Silk and Tea', 'Land of Cul­tural Relics' and 'Tourist Re­sort'. The Qiantang River divides the province in two. Famous mountains and riv­ers, ancient silk-producing towns, and places of cultural and historical interest (such as the Buddhist Kingdom on the Sea) combine to turn Zhejiang into a major tour­ist destination. There are 11 national scenic resorts in the province, including the West Lake of Hangzhou, the Thou­sand-Island Lake, and the Putuo Mountain, and 19 sites under protection as key na­tional cultural relics. Hang­zhou, Ningbo, Shaoxing and Zhoushan are major tourist cities. Local tourist programs focus on folklore, such as the tolling of bells to usher in the new year, the festival to watch the tidal bore of the Qiantang River, the In­ternational Boat Festival on the West Lake, the festival in honour of the Great Immor­tal Huang, the pilgrimage to the Putuo Mountain. Zhejiang Province