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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. 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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  • Station HongQiao went by taxi from Shanghai city centre buses are convenient but disagree time. I think it was slightly congested but didn't take 1 hour 40 minutes. It was also built with villas and new cafes in the old town area. I would not sell water, so to see and to eat.
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  • An hour's drive from Shanghai. Somewhat touristy, in the high season you walk between the tourists. Does give a better impression of the '' old China '' than the modern Shanghai.
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  • it's far from downtown shanghai, but very interesting for tourists, you may try some snacks there, and try the small gondola.