Zhujiajiao Ancient Town, Shanghai

3.9
#2 of 10 in Neighborhoods in Shanghai
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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  • It is quite a lovely place with well preserved buildings and narrow streets. But it can get quite touristy from late mornings onwards, so coming early is ideal. It is only an hour train ride from...  more »
  • The trip is about an hour from Shanghai but well worth the traffic. Our guide “Bruce” was very knowledgeable and well worth the time. The town is quaint with lots of stalls to purchase local food and....  more »
  • A must visit attraction for all visitors to Shanghai. This is ticketed entrance so plan to reach in the afternoon for boat ride & shopping and dine at the many restaurants along the river. There are.....  more »
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