Xitang Ancient Town, Jiashan County

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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. Using our world travel planner, Jiashan County attractions like Xitang Ancient Town can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • One of the six ancient towns of Jiangnan, a living Millennium ancient town, has been included in the history of the world's historical and cultural heritage. Xitang's biggest special point is that the streets of the river have a porch, the ancient town has well-preserved buildings in the Ming and Qing dynasties, such as kind of Futang, Zun Wen Hall, Xue Curtilage, and so on, these buildings are old and Pot element. Pot or perhaps a cup of green tea is a memorable, day and night of the very disparate, as the ancient and modern generation of ingenious combination.
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  • Unlike the town is a city, a bar street, the collapse of a street, snacks a street, everything is complete. In the Chinese culture festival, full streets of the costume decoration, in the ancient and modern costumes funny extreme, night town dead.
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  • Xitang is a small town of channels... and inevitably reminds of Venice or the Riverwalk in San Antonio... If, Yes if... There was not the culinary specialities, such as Scorpion brochettes, chicken feet, on every corner. So it is certainly very touristy and a little cheesy, but still very very nice a Chinese side-
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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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