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Jiaxing Xitang Wine Museum, Jiashan County

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Included in the Xitang Water Town tours, Jiaxing Xitang Wine Museum offers a collection of traditional winemaking tools displayed in an old house. Xitang developed as a rice wine brewing center in the Ming period and the museum seeks to illustrate this process through several dozen drawings and artifacts, such as old pots, presses, and urns. You can see the results of research into winemaking and wine drinking culture as reflected in folklore, literature, and local economy, but with very little information in English and no guided tours. Arrange to visit Jiaxing Xitang Wine Museum and other attractions in Jiashan County using our Jiashan County trip generator.
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Where to stay in Jiashan County

While several four-star hotels lie scattered across Jiashan County, situated in Jiashan Town, most of the available accommodations concentrate in the nearby city of Jiaxing, the administrative center of the province. There, choose from a number of options, ranging from luxury five-star hotels to mid-range establishments and private rental apartments. The ancient water town of Xitang in the northern part of the county also offers lodgings, mostly three-star hotels and basic hostels situated on the water.
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  • The emphasis here is on vessels for storing, serving, and drinking beverages. Vessels are pottery, copper, and brass primarily. Little or no information on the wine or its manufacture.  more »
  • This spot was included in the ticket. Very basic museum but having some antiques which related to wine or wine making.  more »
  • this is a compact place to introduce briefly the procedures and history on how to make the rice wine using the techniques developed locally with photos and utensils. It's not a very interesting museum...  more »