The city boasts ancient temples, parks, and spectacular scenery amidst its modern aura. Locals take pride in their honesty and legacy of keeping promises. Interestingly, a good-natured rivalry exists between Changzhou and the neighboring city of Wuxi.
Famous snacks made in Changzhou include Pickled Radish, Sesame Candy, Dumpling with Fermented Glutinous Rice, and Silver Thread Noodles. Other famous handicrafts of Changzhou are the “crisscross” style of silk embroidery and carvings made from green bamboo.