The history of Luzhi dated back 2500 years ago when King of Wu during the Spring and Autumn Period built his palace north of the town. From Tang dynasty through Ming and Qing, many man of letters lived in this dreamland water town.

Ming dynasty poet Gao Qi's poem "Scene of Pu Li" still accurately describe the scenery of Luzhi:
"Long bridge short bridge with willows
Front stream rear stream with lotus
People watching banner over wine store risen
Seagulls escort boats to home of fishermen."

Luzhi is characterized by her water lanes and bridges some of the bridges dated back to Song dynasty 800 years ago.

Luzhi is currently listed in UNESCO's World Heritage Tentative List as "The Venetian Township South of the Yangtse River-Luzhi".

  • Luzhi is located in the east part of Suzhou City, it is 48 kilometers away from Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport .

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