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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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  • This is a perfect one-day trip from Shanghai. Zhujiajiao is located 1 hour away from downtown Shanghai. Zhujiajiao is a delightful and very picturesque water-town. Shanghai and all China have the best...  more »
  • Zhujiajiao village is a bit of a tourist trap with loads of little alleyways with shops and food stalls mainly selling food like spicy frogs. Quite nice for a bit of a walk around but not really worth...  more »
  • From Shanghai City 1 hour by bus costs 12 did. You can also ride the ship one of walking on foot to arrive. It was fine, many foreign residents. Great atmosphere and staff.
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