A journey along Suzhou Creek with literature and culture

May 16, 2024 |

Putuo District will host a secondhand book fair along the Cherry Blossom Avenue next to Tian'an 1000 Trees from May 14 to 19. The event will introduce the "Book Fragrance Cruise" itinerary, aiming to tell the stories along the banks of the Suzhou Creek for readers.

The cruise will set sail from the Changfeng Park Wharf (No. 160 Daduhe Road) at 10 am on May 15, 18 and 19. 

It will pass by historical and cultural landmarks, including the Changfeng branch of the Shanghai Children's Library, the Zhongshan Road N. Campus of East China Normal University, the Changning Campus of East China University of Political Science and Law, Baocheng Bridge, the former site of the Foo Sing Third Flour Mill, the former site of the Central Mint and Jiangning Road Bridge. 

After an about one-hour journey, it will arrive at the Changhua Road Wharf, which is adjacent to the venue of the secondhand book fair.

On the comfortable cruise, passengers can not only enjoy the scenic views of Suzhou Creek but also listen to cultural lectures on board.