In this tour, you will enjoy your free time in the morning. After lunch, our guide and driver will meet you in your hotel and start the half day English speaking join-in tour to Zhujiajiao Water Town, the most classic water town nearby Shanghai. Take this Half Day Zhujiajiao Water Town Group Tour to see the other look of metropolitan Shanghai, and you will definitely have an unforgettable memory of Shanghai.
In the afternoon, meet our guide and driver at your Shanghai downtown hotel lobby, you will directly be taken to Zhujiajiao Ancient Water Town. The takes around 50 minutes on the way.
According to the record, the water town’s history can date back to 1700 years ago during the Three Kingdoms Period. And in the beginning, it was Zhujiajiao Village. 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 known for its bridges, old streets, and gardens built during the Ming and Qing Dynasties. The highlight things to see in the ancient town are Fangsheng Bridge, Baoguo Temple, Town God’s Temple, and Zhuxi Garden.
After staying in Zhujiajiao, you will pay a short visit to the silk factory where you will learn knowledge about silk and how to bargain for clothes, quilts, and some handmade things like that. Finally, you will be sent back to your hotel. Your Half-Day Zhujiajiao Water Town Group Tour from Shanghai ends here.
- The tour departs every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday
- Entrance fees to attractions listed in the itinerary
- Air-condition car/van and driver
- English-speaking tour guide
- Personal expense
- Gratuities (recommended)