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Wuzhen Water Town, Tongxiang

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Not far from the fertile Yangtze River lies Wuzhen Water Town, an ancient scenic water village intersected by canals and connected by stone bridges. Covering an area of 71.2 sq km (27.5 sq mi), the town is divided into six districts and has successfully managed to preserve its traditional appearance and rich culture, despite the rapid modernization of China. As you stroll through the narrow streets, visit the workshops where you can experience the re-enactment of long-established practices. Stores and shops offer a wide array of local produce and handicrafts. Restaurants here offer popular fish dishes and other delicacies. Plan to see Wuzhen Water Town and other attractions that appeal to you using our Tongxiang trip tool .
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  • I'm giving this a top rating on the assumption that people will understand the place and not go if it is not to their taste. Wuzhen is a genuinely old town, but unlike the other canal towns in the reg...  more »
  • Came here with only a full backpack to see and feel the simple beauty and amorous feelings generated by this ancient Chinese water-town. The town’s over 7,000-year history can be partially seen throug...  more »
  • It is considered as Venice of China. Consists of east and west gate. We spent about 3hrs on the east gate and took a ride to the west gate (spent rest of the day until 10pm). Overall, it is good to be...  more »
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