“The City Of The Earth”

“…..By the name of Singui [Suzhou] is to be understood ‘the city of the earth’, as by that of Kinsai [Hangzhou], ‘the city of heaven’ “ ~ From the “Travels Of Marco Polo” At first glance Suzhou seems soulless. With its smoke belching chimneys and traffic choked streets, it is one of the largest manufacturing hubs…

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