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Xitang Ancient Town

Xitang Town, Jiashan County 314100, China
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A small ancient town on water that still preserves its original look.
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Xitang Town, Jiashan County 314100, China
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Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Beside having your meal inside Xitang. You could go outside to eat too but made sure you have still have a valid ticket to re enter into Xitang again. It would be good if you can stay 2 days there if you like to slow...More

Thank mwk2015
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

definately worth a days visit from shanghai. centuries of preserved culture. cheap vendors for trinkets and food. the bus station near the shanghai railway station will take you there for 70 yuan. stunning gardens and architecture

1  Thank shur c
Reviewed 2 February 2017

A beautiful ancient town that worth to visit once in your life time, from the term of historical or his old charm.

Thank Ideatraveller
Reviewed 7 January 2017

I had been to 1000 Islands lake the two previous days - a modern man-made lake like any other dammed area - largely wasted time, and I cancelled my second day boat trip there, to move on to Xitang. I just love the aimless wandering...More

Thank Lao G
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

It was Jan. 1st, but also holiday for locals. Was a bit crowded for time of year, but still worth the trip! Lots of quaint shops & interesting street food. Most fun was the many little shops with locally made rice wines. Suggest private coach...More

Thank Elaine O
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Try to avoid weekend or public holidays. Stay at least 1 night at the village. Entrance ticket(rmb55)is required to enter the village with compliments entries to 11 museums eg. Wang's house, wine museum and etc. You need at least 3 hour to visit all. I...More

2  Thank Tan P
Reviewed 1 November 2016

you can see the old china town here, the building, the roof and also the street. the food is traditional and the warm welcoming from the seller. it's also colder than Shanghai

Thank Freddy S
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Here is a well preserved (for China) village surrounding a network of canals and waterways with a wonderfully Chinese mixture of shops from fish pedicures to traditional Chinese clothes, to food (there are LOADS of restaurants, bars, snack places to eat and drink) to small...More

1  Thank Roddy P
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is a feedback I wrote to ChinaTravel based on the tour to Xitang that we had just engagedl on the 14th Oct 2016. The tour was a present for my 2 special visitors who came to pay me a surprise visit to Shanghai. Dear...More

3  Thank JoanneKHS
Reviewed 14 October 2016

We've been there in may and it was disappointing.Pics look great but instead a water town we found a "water shop". Crowded, noisy, full of stores of chinese trinkets. We know it's not easy to find a quiet place in China, but it was extremely...More

Thank radialinda
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Lorraine O
How do you get to this lace from Shanghai? Train or fly?
22 June 2016|
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Response from Adventure1976 | Reviewed this property |
You can't fly here, only go by train/bus. Here are the details: Briefly: 1. Catch metro to Honqiao (pronounced Hungchow) Road Railway Station, then 2. catch the bullet train to Jiashan South Railway Station (only 20mins... More
Ana B
How can i buy the wine that the locals make there is realky very good for the health as is rich in antioxidants and pribiotics. I live in California, USA
25 June 2015|
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Response from JoanneKHS | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure I can help you with that. i didn't buy any of their local wine
jo w
hi is h suitable for a group of 14 to 16 year old students? I have a group of 20. Is there an 'easier' room for the younger students?
3 May 2015|
Response from JoanneKHS | Reviewed this property |
Hi, You might want to contact the travel company to arrange a pick-up for your big group. It's an outdoor town (shop houses etc). I'm not sure what you mean by 'easier' room. If you are referring to restrooms, they are... More