The opening ceremony of the activity “An ecological tour: Enjoying Slow life on Shuangshan Island” was held in Zhangjiagang on Apr. 9.
The cruise ship “Century Sky” took the first batch of nearly 200 domestic and foreign tourists to the Shuangshan Island in the Yangtze River or Changjiang, which boasts stunning natural and ecological beauty.
The Shuangshan Island is located in the main channel of the Yangtze River northwest of Zhangjiagang, and it is the only island near the mouth of the Yangtze River in Suzhou.
The island covers an area of about 20 square kilometers, including a 16-square-kilometer area within the ring road and 4 square kilometers of beach wetlands. Its coastline is 16.8 kilometers long.