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Wuzhen Water Town, Tongxiang

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Must see · Scenic Walking Area · Landmark
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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  • Lovely, clean, historic and visually stunning. The Western district is the best part to visit and the local shops are jammed with authentic gifts from the town and across China.  more »
  • Wuzhen is probably one of the most famous water towns in China if not the most. It is truly beautiful and is worth a visit. I have been recently to Wuzhen and that was my second time. The first time....  more »
  • An ancient town with the charm of the water flowing from the canals, preserving the ancient appearance. The view of exactly of what is usually seen in the Chinese ink wash painting. A worth while...  more »

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