SIP Jinji Lake Scenic Area Uplifted to National 4A-grade Scenic Spot
Sources from Suzhou Tourism Bureau confirmed that Suzhou Jinji Lake Scenic Area had successfully passed the inspection and acceptance procedure of Evaluation Committee for 4A-Grade National Scenic Spots and become the second national 4A-grade scenic spot in Suzhou Industrial Park, following the Chongyuan Temple.
SIP has been granted China's first title of National Demonstration Zone on Business Tourism by National Tourism Administration on April 28. As the core scenic spot of the National Demonstration Zone on Business Tourism, the 10-square-kilometer Jinji Lake Scenic Area is the business hub that embraces 5 functional sectors: the cultural convention and exhibition zone based on Suzhou International Expo Center and Suzhou Science & Cultural Arts Center, the fashion & shopping zone with Harmony Times Square as the major part, the leisure and gourmet zone on the basis of Ligongdi, the urban sightseeing spot along Hubin Road, City Square and Music Fountain & Water Curtain Movie, and the central waterscape spot formed by Ferris Wheel Amusement Park, Peach Isle and Jinji Lake cruisers.
December 21, 2010