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Half-Day Tour: Zhujiajiao Water Village with Boat Ride

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    Located in a suburb of Shanghai city, Zhujiajiao is the nearest ancient water town around Shanghai, with a history of more than 1,700 years. Endowed with another elegant name - 'Pearl Stream' - the small town is the best-preserved among the four ancient towns in Shanghai. Unique old bridges across bubbling streams, small rivers shaded by willow trees, and houses with courtyards attached all transport people who have been living a midst the bustle and hustle of the modern big city to a brand-new world full of antiquity, leisure and tranquility.

    The architectures which can be dated back about 500 years are still standing here quietly. 36 stone bridges and numerous rivers line Zhujiajiao, and thousands of ancient buildings still line the riverbanks today. Many centuries-old stone buildings are home to residents today, as they were for many dynasties in the past.

    Your tour stars at 1:00pm at meeting point. After an hour driving, you will arrive zhujiajiao water town. You will walk along old street and you can practice your bargain skill in local shops.

    The biggest stone arch bridge - Fangsheng Bridge is a must visit attraction as it located at the best point both for view and taking photos. After walking around, you will take a boat ride there. The local Gondola not only shows you different angle of this little village with beauty and tranquility but also take you into the most chic corner of this town with many unique coffee & tea houses, restaurants and shops.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time
    1:00 PM
    Duration
    5h
    Inclusions
    • Boat ride
    • Driver/guide
    • Local guide
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    • Entry/Admission - Zhujiajiao Ancient Town
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Dress code is casual with comfortable walking shoes
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 4 February 2019

    Our guide, Tom, did a great job showing us the highlights of our tour, explaining the historical and cultural background of everything notable, and providing interesting information about what we were seeing: truly a great friend to have as a guide. The tour itself was...More

    Date of experience: January 2019
    Thank TukPiyada
    Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

    The driver and guide were very professional and knowledgeable. First a fun boat ride, a walk through the old business streets, strolling in the old residential alleys, great visit to the Ma family gardens. They picked me up at my hotel, on the return they...More

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    guo t, Manager at Tom's Shanghai Driver & Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2018

    Dear Nenad ! Thanks for your feedback, we are very sorry to hear that you had a later lunch during the tour. It was our national holidays from 31th March to 2nd April, the traffic is always bad on the road, that makes 1.5 hours...More

    Reviewed 18 March 2018

    Worth the trip out there. It's more quaint than inner city markets. There are few unique shops as well such as a photography shop where you can have your little ones dressed in traditional and beautiful Chinese clothing. The boat ride is pleasant and adds...More

    Date of experience: September 2017
    Thank donnaj453
    Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

    Fun tour! Toms knowledgeable and speaks good English. Did tour with my wife but he can handle big groups too.

    Thank Jim G
    Reviewed 21 March 2017

    Tom's tour made our trip to Shanghai! Highly, highly recommend to all (families, colleagues, friends, etc.). My colleague and I were in Shanghai for work and booked the half day Zhujiajiao water village tour and it was incredible! We definitely would not have gotten the...More

    Date of experience: March 2017
    1  Thank courtneycsik
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