You will never regret the visit to Zhujiajiao Water Town during your Shanghai vacation which is famed as “Chinese Venice”. This tour takes half day to explore the beautiful Zhujiajiao town bearing a harmonious mixture of local folk residence and curving rivers. It provides you a distinct experience from Shanghai city tour to lead you escape from the busy urban life and immerse you into the idyllic water town. Moreover, a break to discover Shanghai local food afterwards would be a big plus for your Shanghai trip.
Meet your guide and driver your hotel lobby at 8 am or 2 pm then drive for about 1 hour to anticipated ancient Zhujiajiao Water Town. Strolling along the old-time town as listening to the guide’s introduction about the its history, which dates back to even 1700 years ago, as early as the time of Three Kingdoms. In the Song and Yuan Dynasties, the village grew into a town and got the name “zhujiacun village”. The appearance of the town we see today was left from the Ming Dynasty. Nowadays the ancient town is best known for its bridges, old streets, and gardens built during the Ming and Qing Dynasties. The highlight things to see here are: Fangsheng Bridge, Baoguo Temple, Town God’s Temple, and Zhuxi Garden. Capture snapshots of charming alleyways and ancient stone houses. You can also take the optional boat cruise here to if you are interested in it. The cruise is along the old canal that was nominated by someone as Zhujiajiao the Venice of Shanghai.
Returning from the suburb it will be time to reward your stomach with delicious food. Catch the chance to taste the most genuine and delicious local snacks. If you feel in the mood for hot pot, please just leave a special requirement when book this tour.
Finally, you will be transferred back to your hotel with great joy and content.