Zhujiajiao Ancient Town, Shanghai

3.9
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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  • The narrow streets and canals have prompted comparisons with Venice but this ancient it is much smaller so it is an unfair comparison. Nice to wander around the narrow streets and zig-zag over the can...  more »
  • This is a must visit when in Shanghai. My family thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. We opted to venture out on our own after evaluating various local tour options. Took the Metro from People's Park on Line...  more »
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