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Introduction to Tongli

Tongli, formerly known as "Futu", can be traced back to the "Songze Culture" period 6000 years ago. It was founded in the Song Dynasty and has a profound cultural heritage. It is known as a place of elegance and talent. There are currently 4 national key cultural relics protection units, 5 provincial-level cultural relics protection units, and 18 municipal cultural relics protection units in Tongli. Tongli is the earliest and only ancient town in Jiangsu Province to be designated as a cultural relic protection unit. Tongli Ancient Town, as an ancient water town in the south of the Yangtze River with two world cultural heritages, a classic masterpiece of "the Classical Gardens of Suzhou in Jiangsu Province", and the "Beijing Hangzhou Grand Canal" flowing through Tongli, is known as one of the "six ancient towns in the south of the Yangtze River". With unique tourism resources, sound service and reception, it is a well-known national AAAAA scenic spot.

Tongli is more than just an ancient town

The millennium old town and the world of Tongli, as the business card of Tongli tourism, has always been a popular tourist destination for tourists both at home and abroad. However, the beauty of Tongli goes far beyond the ancient town. Located in the northeast of Tongli Town, with a total area of 1142.7 hectares and a wetland coverage rate of 80.52%, Tongli National Wetland Park, known as the kidney of Tongli and a biological paradise, has a forest area of about 4000 acres. It is a wetland forest park that integrates forest landscape, pastoral landscape, water network landscape, and natural landscape. In 2020, it was awarded a national wetland park by the National Forestry and Grassland Administration. There is the Tongli Science and Technology Agriculture Demonstration Park located at the northernmost end of Tongli Town, which is a national modern agriculture demonstration park with a planned total area of 15000 acres. It is known as the Tongli rapeseed flower paradise in Beilian Village, Tongli Town. Beilian Village was selected as a beautiful leisure village in China in 2019. Tongli Beilian is also the only village selected in Suzhou city. In recent years, Tongli has successively won honors such as China's Top 10 Historical and Cultural Towns, China's Top 10 Charming Towns, and National Beautiful and Livable Towns.

Tongli's geographical advantage

Tongli Ancient Town is located at the core of the demonstration zone for ecological and green integrated development in the Yangtze River Delta region; It is 18 kilometers away from Suzhou and 80 kilometers away from Shanghai. Having imaginative development space and opportunities.