Zhujiajiao Ancient Town, Shanghai

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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. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Shanghai holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Zhujiajiao Ancient Town and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Lovely little old style village on the water. Nice to stroll around the markets and interesting food stalls. Prices for items were cheaper than in Shanghai so buy souvenirs here. Long way from main do...  more »
  • If you have time in Shanghai take a trip out to Zhujiajiao water town. It is fascinating and not just a tourist destination but a living, breathing community. There are so many things to see here. The...  more »
  • Excellent ancient town. Not too far from Shanghai. Best to be there early in the morning. This place is very crowded after 11:00 am. I have been there on a Sunday morning and it was a great place to b...  more »
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