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Zhujiajiao Ancient Town, Shanghai

(3.9/5 based on 1,000+ reviews on the web)
Examine ancient buildings with a rich cultural background divided by stone bridges and numerous rivers at Zhujiajiao Ancient Town. Established some 1,700 years ago, the town contains historic attractions ranging from 5,000-year-old archaeological sites, to Qing dynasty rice shops, spice stores, banks, and post offices. Go on a gondola ride to cruise down the narrow canals and experience China's well-preserved heritage scattered along scenic riverbanks. Be sure to sample some local cuisine, especially dishes prepared with lotus roots and green soybeans. Put Zhujiajiao Ancient Town on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Shanghai vacation route planner.
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  • See another side of Shanghai. Really interesting views, shopping and smells. It can get really busy especially when I went on the weekend but to me that adds to the atmosphere in a positive way. 
  • Zhujiajiao Ancient Town is beautiful and gives you a taste of Old China. The quaint streets, waterways and houses are incredible to view. Recommend seeing the area with a knowledgable guide to gain be...  more »
  • I would have probably given the town a higher rating, because we liked a similar town in Hong Kong called "Tai O" village (featured in a Jackie Chan movie) but one aspect overshadowed our visit - we p...  more »