Things to Do in Kunshan, China + ATTRACTIONS + UNIQUE EXPERIENCES. SEE MY TRAVEL ADVENTUReS IN KUNSHAN! | by a FORMER Kunshan Expat
How ironic: I got my e-bike stolen on my very last day of work at Shimao Plaza in Kunshan, and to add icing on the cake, I found out just minutes before my colleagues would throw me a surprise party.
There are 7 major roads you’ll need to familiarize yourself with when living in Kunshan.
There are two train stations in Kunshan: Kunshan South Railway Station, for high-speed trains (G & D trains), and Kunshan Railway Station for slow trains (K Trains). If you're looking to experience an "authentic" Chinese, cross-country travel experience by old-fashion train, Kunshan Railway is where you'll want to hop on board.
Kunshan South Railway Station lies on the Shanghai to Nanjing Intercity Railway line. The major stops are: Shanghai, Shanghai Hongqiao, Kunshan, Suzhou, Wuxi, Changzhou, Zhenjiang and Nanjing.
Taxis in Kunshan, China start at 10rmb and increase by 1rmb after 3.3km. They are either yellow or maroon. Taxis with different colors, such as green or blue, that you may see around town are from different cities.
Kunshan's long-distance coach station is just south of Kunshan South Station if you continue down Bailu Road and cross the bridge. It's directly across the entertainment city that houses Jinyi Cinemas.
Bus Tours are one of the funnest and more convenient ways to explore China. There are numerous Bus Tour agent offices located across Kunshan. They'll usually have pictures and flyers of famous landmarks on their windows, along with travel prices.
There are two train stations in Kunshan: Kunshan South Railway Station, for high-speed trains (G & K trains), and Kunshan Railway Station, for slow trains (D Trains).
Planning to get to the airport from Kunshan? Well, the nearest airports to Kunshan are Shanghai Hongqiao and Shanghai Pu'Dong Airport.
Having an E-Bike is EXTREMELY CONVENIENT in Kunshan; however, I suggest you don't invest in one until you've carefully analyzed the "unwritten" traffic rules of Kunshan, which include everything from how people walk, ride bicycles, ride e-bikes, and drive cars, to how people cross roads, turn onto streets, and well, you get the idea.
Travel across China and you'll see a wide variety of taxis being used to get people from point A to point B. There are normal taxis, such as car taxis, van taxis, and ferry boats, and there are inventive modes of transportation, which include motorcycle taxis, pedicabs, small, old boats, manual bicycles, you name it
Public Bikes in China are a convenient way to travel around town. Many cities throughout China have them, and a plethora of bike stations have popped up all over Kunshan in the past 2 years. Here's what you can expect when using public bicycles in Kunshan:
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