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For a genuine experience that not only show you the history of China, but also showcase its beauty, try a visit to China’s great ancient water town known as Zhujiajiao. Formed over 1,700 years ago, this wonderful canal laden town that was once an important trading hub, has seen the days of both the Yuan, Qing and Ming dynasties, and has flourished today as a an up-and-coming bohemia of Asia.

In order to truly have an understanding of this beautiful place, one must visit the towns many bridges and canals. The Fangsheng Bridge is the biggest around, wonderfully engraved with eight dragons coiling around a shining pearl. Once you’ve done that, take a boat ride on the canal gondola, where you will experience wonderful views of this historic and well-preserved town. You can also take longer boat rides lakeside, experiencing the town from a different angle and perspective.

Make sure while you’re there to check out Zhujiajiao’s lovely and imposing gardens, particularly Ke Zhi Yuan, or Course Plant Garden, the largest in town.

Zhujiajiao can accommodate those with any budget, as it is not quite as overexposed as the more popular areas in China. From hostels to overnights in traditional guesthouses, there are more there are more than a few ways to live affordable and comfortable as if you were at home. Many guesthouses also speak a variety of languages, so feel free to ring ahead of time.

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Zhujiajiao Water Village Half Day Tour from Shanghai, Shanghai, null
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Zhujiajiao Water Village Half Day Tour from Shanghai

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Experience the picturesque water village of Zhujiajiao on this delightful half day tour from Shanghai. It is the oldest and most-well protected water village ...  Read more

Location: Shanghai, China
Duration: 5 hours (approx.)

From USD $90.00
Private Half Day Tour: Zhujiajiao Water Town, Shanghai, Half-day Tours
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Private Half Day Tour: Zhujiajiao Water Town

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 6 Reviews

Enjoy a 5 hours private tour with a professional driver tour guide and a private vehicle to famous water town Zhujiajiao which renowned as "Oriental ...  Read more

Location: Shanghai, China
Duration: 5 hours (approx.)

From USD $260.00
Zhujiajiao Ancient Town and Night Luxury Cruise Tour with Buffet in Shanghai, Shanghai, Private ... 
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Zhujiajiao Ancient Town and Night Luxury Cruise Tour with Buffet in Shanghai

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Join this amazing full-day tour which will bring you to the "Venice of Shanghai" - Zhujiajiao Ancient Water Town, the best-preserved among the four ...  Read more

Location: Shanghai, China
Duration: 9 hours (approx.)

From USD $127.00
Coach Tour: Zhujiajiao Water Town Plus Huangpu River Dinner Cruise, Shanghai, Day Trips
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Coach Tour: Zhujiajiao Water Town Plus Huangpu River Dinner Cruise

Visit a traditional water town of Zhujiajiao from noon time, and enjoy an international buff dinner on a deluxe ship cruising on the Huangpu River. Appreciate ...  Read more

Location: Shanghai, China
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $105.74
Private Day Tour To Zujiajiao Ancient Water Town and Shanghai Scenic Highlights Including Lunch, ... 
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Private Day Tour To Zujiajiao Ancient Water Town and Shanghai Scenic Highlights Including Lunch

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This private tour combines the best of some popular things to do in Shanghai to fit your perfect day.  You will explore the amazing Zhujiajiao ancient water ...  Read more

Location: Shanghai, China
Duration: 9 hours (approx.)

From USD $99.00
Private Day Tour to Zhujiajiao Water Village from Shanghai, Shanghai, Private Day Trips
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Private Day Tour to Zhujiajiao Water Village from Shanghai

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Enjoy this private 6-hour day tour to Zhujiajiao from Shanghai, and explore the rural area, including enjoying a freshly prepared lunch on a local farm. Shop ...  Read more

Location: Shanghai, China
Duration: 6 hours (approx.)

From USD $63.50
Half Day Tour: Zhujiajiao Water Village Including The Boat Ride, Shanghai, Day Trips
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Half Day Tour: Zhujiajiao Water Village Including The Boat Ride

In this tour you can will discover Shanghai’s culture by visiting a 400 year-old water village Zhuiiaiiao where to enjoy the beautiful scenery of canals, ...  Read more

Location: Shanghai, China
Duration: 5 hours (approx.)

From USD $78.00
6-Hour Private Tour: Strawberry Picking and Water Town Visiting from Shanghai, Shanghai, Half-day ... 
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6-Hour Private Tour: Strawberry Picking and Water Town Visiting from Shanghai

Shanghai Zhaotun village is well-known as "the hometown of Strawberry" in China as there are hundreds of strawberry greenhouses in the area (around ...  Read more

Location: Shanghai, China
Duration: 6 hours (approx.)

From USD $66.20
See Zhujiajiao Water Village and Shanghai City in One Day, Shanghai, Eco Tours
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See Zhujiajiao Water Village and Shanghai City in One Day

This full day coach tour takes you to Zhujiajiao in the morning, and visit Shanghai major attractions in the afternoon. Besides Zhujiajiao, you will visit The ...  Read more

Location: Shanghai, China
Duration: 7 hours (approx.)

From USD $106.00
Day Trip from Shanghai to Zhujiajiao Ancient Water Village Tianzifang and Tea Ceremony, Shanghai, ... 
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Day Trip from Shanghai to Zhujiajiao Ancient Water Village Tianzifang and Tea Ceremony

Engage all of your senses in a day with a day trip outside of Shanghai to Zhujiajiao, an ancient water village to get an idea of what Shanghai used to look ...  Read more

Location: Shanghai Region, China
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $175.00

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