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Cloud Rock Pagoda Through Ancient Gate  
   

Cloud Rock Pagoda Through Ancient Gate

This ancient gateway was built in prehistoric times as part of the memorial to He Lu, founding father of Suzhou. He is believed to have died in the 6th Century BC and many legends surround him. One popular story, relates to him being guarded by a white tiger. Hence the name, Tiger Hill.
#9 Teaching at Taizhou Teachers College-Sensational Suzhou

May 15th 2006
Suzhou is one of China's ancient water towns, and is probably Jiangsu's major tourist attraction. It is famous for its classical gardens, silk, freshwater pearls and beautiful women! In recent times, Suzhou is a popular alternative to Shanghai for international companies investing in hi-tech and light industrial manufacturing. It is about 21/2 hrs from Taizhou by bus, and only an hour by train fro ... read more
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Chinese Flag For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation. A... ... read more
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