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Address: No.36 Meizhou Road, Zhujiajiao Town, Qingpu District, Shanghai 201713, China
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+86 21 5924 0077
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
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Zhujiajiao is an ancient water town also known as the "pearl...

Zhujiajiao is an ancient water town also known as the "pearl stream." Best known for its bridges, built during Ming and Qing Dynasties, the various spans are built of wood, marble and stone.

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Zhujiajiao Water Village Half Day Tour from Shanghai
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6-Hour Private Tour: Strawberry Picking and Water Town Visiting from Shanghai
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Half Day Tour: Zhujiajiao Water Village Including The Boat Ride

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A Must To Cruise Along The River

Took a 1/2 day tour to here. You can experienced the old China. As the tour include the river cruise, the sights along the river on the boat was so mesmerising. There are a lot of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Singapore, Singapore
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Singapore, Singapore
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68 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Took a 1/2 day tour to here. You can experienced the old China. As the tour include the river cruise, the sights along the river on the boat was so mesmerising. There are a lot of shops along the canal, basically they are selling the same things and pricey (since this is a tourist spot).

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Yekaterinburg, Russia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

With all its waterways and boat-taxis, the 60,000-person town of Zhujiajiao (Chinese name is 朱家角) is the Venice of China. Its ancient buildings and 36 bridges, and traditional Chinese-style residences are amazingly beautiful, and give us a good look into how the inhabitants of hundreds of years ago, lived. Although the present-day village was established some 1,700 years ago, a... More 

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Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an experience not to be missed, this town is not far from the vibrant city of Shanghai, easy to get to , lots of very smal local like shops selling all sorts of fresh food and met along with herbs , clothing and local jewellery, There are lots of ting little places to eat , the locals love... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

See another side of Shanghai. Really interesting views, shopping and smells. It can get really busy especially when I went on the weekend but to me that adds to the atmosphere in a positive way.

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Zhujiajiao Ancient Town is beautiful and gives you a taste of Old China. The quaint streets, waterways and houses are incredible to view. Recommend seeing the area with a knowledgable guide to gain better insight into the history and culture of the area. I recommend Sophie Lee from China Panda Tours, who is incredibly knowledgeable and great fun to spend... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would have probably given the town a higher rating, because we liked a similar town in Hong Kong called "Tai O" village (featured in a Jackie Chan movie) but one aspect overshadowed our visit - we picked the worst possible weekend to visit - Chinese New Year. We spent the entire time fighting packed crowds of domestic tourists.  It... More 

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Doha, Ad Dawhah, Qatar
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This really is a picturesque little old town. Ideal for pictures and shopping and generally just a nice place to be. I went quite early in the morning so it was not too crowded, however later in the day there were plenty of other tourists clicking away. If going for pictures, I suggest as early as possible to get some... More 

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New Delhi, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A good place for taking pictures and enjoying local food. You can also try boating if you like. It's easily reachable from Shanghai city center

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This town is almost 1 hour away from Shanghai. You can take the metro or taxi to reach here. The feel is just amazing.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely ancient town upgraded for the influx of tourists. You get a full fledge ancient feel for the surroundings by just walking around the fairly large town. You will get to roam around the town for free but entrance to some homes, gardens and temples require a small fee. You'll get to cross no less than 5 ancient bridges, hopping... More 

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