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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. 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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  • A beautiful ancient town that worth to visit once in your life time, from the term of historical or his old charm. 
  • I had been to 1000 Islands lake the two previous days - a modern man-made lake like any other dammed area - largely wasted time, and I cancelled my second day boat trip there, to move on to Xitang. I ...  more »
  • It was Jan. 1st, but also holiday for locals. Was a bit crowded for time of year, but still worth the trip! Lots of quaint shops & interesting street food. Most fun was the many little shops with loca...  more »