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Xitang Ancient Town, Jiashan County

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Historic Site
Crisscrossed by nine rivers, Xitang Ancient Town represents a scenic water town with a history dating back to the Spring and Autumn Period. The town contains eight sections linked by traditional stone bridges, and amid its narrow streets you can seek out many antique residences as well as temples. During your exploration, notice how a large number of well-preserved buildings, corridors, lanes, and bridges bring artistic quality to the ambience. Also, examine a series of archaic residential houses which hold special cultural value, since they were mostly constructed during the reign of the Ming and Qing Dynasty. Make Xitang Ancient Town a centerpiece of your Jiashan County vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Jiashan County trip builder.
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  • This small village near Shanghai us charm, with its bridges, the River, precious local, highly recommended. This just 2 hours from Shanghai children, went by bus from the station South, very cheap and comfortable, arriving at the station of bus of xitang, sell you there, the entrance to the old city 100Y, and take you to there, very funny, a highly recommended excursion
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  • Mission impossible III... the went to see desire never to go after 10 years from the public. Feel pressed for time and tour participation and private Charter, has been sightseeing. Indeed it was very crowded for famous tourist destinations. May need half a day until a city, buy a ticket from quite far away, try all the way around you. We are drivers going from was late and had to change after the three-hour meeting, and subsequent appointments are encouraged after a four-hour meeting, but is. Anyway I'd made and so many people absolutely good walking shoes. Great atmosphere, also want to go in a different season.
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  • We stayed a day and a half and loved it. Arriving on Saturday by bus from Shanghai (gate 4 at the bus terminal; take exit #1 from the Nanpu Bridge underground station), the town was easy to find way a...  more »