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Address: No.39 Xinfeng Road, Fengjing Town, Jinshan District, Shanghai 201500, China
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Beautiful on a winter afternoon

How to get there 1. Metro: get on line 1 and alight at Jinjiang Park station (锦江乐园) 2. Get out of station via Exit 2,North. 3. Turn left and walk till you come to a bus depot... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 December 2016
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Fun place to stroll around and get lost in time. There is no admission fee. The buildings are from the Ming and Qing era and are well maintained. It is a water town with numerous bridges. There are lots of food choices to try.

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

How to get there 1. Metro: get on line 1 and alight at Jinjiang Park station (锦江乐园) 2. Get out of station via Exit 2,North. 3. Turn left and walk till you come to a bus depot (it took us less than 1 min). 4. There are ticket counters at both ends of the depot. We found the ticket counter... More 

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Andover, MA
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123 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

A very quiet and old-world feel is in the air in the Fengjing River Town area. Small buildings, craft shops, private homes all on the edge of the river/canal system. Interesting stone bridges, old style architecture, local people playing cards on the street in front of their homes. You can't feel any further from the downtown Shanghai towers and crowds... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Compared with the other water towns around SH, this one is rather unspoiled. Yes there are tourists, but far less then in others. Saw a few tens of Chinese tourists, no Westerners, but then it is no longer the tourist season, a working day and not the best weather. The town feels original, yes with loads of shops, but mostly... More 

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152 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

If you have a chance to get out to this beautiful water town, you won't be disappointed. It was reasonably busy with Chinese tourists, but as westerners, we appeared to be the only ones, as such, we ended up in a few photos, as people took photos of us, either walking or in the little boat on the canal. The... More 

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

- location: about 60km to the southern east from Shanghai - travel: take metro to JinJiang Park station (line 1) and get of to take the highway bus (50 minutes); taxi or drive there is ok too. Last bus from shanghai is about midnight, last bus from Fengjing is 9:00pm - beauty and peaceful ancient village. Some ancient houses/spot required... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

We visited the village with friends and kids, nice setting, nice street scenes. You can visit the town for free, but you can also get an access pass to visit several houses and exhibition. The visit are well worth it. Only typical Chinese street food and local restaurant. A Starbucks is being built but not available yet.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015

Spent an afternoon exploring the area. Not too bad, like other water towns... but upkeep is a bit run-down. The put-off: they sell dog meat! Yucks! I'm not a dog lover but...

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Shanghai, China
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199 reviews
116 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2015

Fengjing is a stretch of streets along two canals with lots of shops and restaurants. It was raining the day we went, so we did not take any of the boat rides. Most walkways are covered to provide shelter from rain and sunshine, so it is worth going at any kind of weather. We learnt about chinese life and chinese... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2015

a wonderful contrast to the pulsing Shanghai downtown is this ancient little village just at the outskirts (roughly 1 hour travel time). History has been preserved in a way that it is easy to recognize how social systems in the environment have functioned. Local handmade production of various goods, a nice little shopping street, teahouses, channels on which you can... More 

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