Zhujiajiao Ancient Town, Shanghai

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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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  • We were from Pudong but to be able to use the metro was quite a blessing. Zhujiajiao is quite lovely. Crowded. Plenty of food. There’s a few famous attractions there as well like the Hexiyuan...  more »
  • It has a temple built in the Yuan dynasty circa 1341 and a post office used in the Qing dynasty circa 1000 years ago. With a river run through the town, it offers enough bridges, footpath...  more »

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