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Address: No.36 Meizhou Road, Zhujiajiao Town, Qingpu District, Shanghai 201713, China
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+86 21 5924 0077
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
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Zhujiajiao is an ancient water town also known as the "pearl...

Zhujiajiao is an ancient water town also known as the "pearl stream." Best known for its bridges, built during Ming and Qing Dynasties, the various spans are built of wood, marble and stone.

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Zhujiajiao Water Village Half Day Tour from Shanghai
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6-Hour Private Tour: Strawberry Picking and Water Town Visiting from Shanghai
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Half Day Tour: Zhujiajiao Water Village Including The Boat Ride

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Getting lost in little streets

Zhujiajiao Old Town was a wonderful visit for me, it was not so much about the quaint little shops but more about getting lost in the small streets that follow the rivers around... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Just less than two hours outside of Shanghai city with a far more relaxing, serene view with quaint shops selling all kind of local delicacies and a nice boat ride along the canal.

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have time when visiting Shanghai this is a perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of the metropolis to the past of water towns. Walk the narrow streets lined with shops and restaurants. Take some time for a traditional lunch overlooking the canal. Then take a ride in a gondola down the canal.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Zhujiajiao Old Town was a wonderful visit for me, it was not so much about the quaint little shops but more about getting lost in the small streets that follow the rivers around the town. It was a chance to escape and explore and I even ran into a retro old vinyl record shop with some interesting old Asian records.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

To see how people lived years ago and still live that way today is extraordinary. Make sure you have a guide that can explain the history of this area. A must see.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jumping on the pink and white bus that departed from the terminus up from the Shanghai concert hall, we headed off to Zhujiajiao with the locals. The 12 yuan fare left us more money to spend at the town. Journey took about 90 minutes with traffic but the bus terminal in the main road was only a 5 minute walk.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of these small old towns are a good option if you are short on time and can't get to the towns where the actual city centre is still in old style. The crowds here are perhaps even worse than in the large places but Lijiang, but you get a feel for the busy life in these areas. It often... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice little Venice with lots of canals and gondolas. Journey from Shanghai by bus was long and hard but cheap at RMB9/pax, almost two hours. Take the pink bus from Shanghai Railway Station or People's Square. Return journey even longer, could be up to 3 hours. Alternative taxi ride would be much more comfortable for a bigger group. The... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Zhu jia jiao ancient town is a nice place to visit. It is near to Shanghai city, around 50 mins bus ride from the city. We took subway to Dashijie station on Line 8 (one stop after People's Square) and walked for 5 mins to the bus stop at Yan An East Road (普安路延安東路). The 沪朱高速快線 will depart every 20... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

According to the local this town is over 1000 years old. It is one of the famous water town in China. Also famous for its Fan Sheng Qiao and local delicacies.

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Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are many watery village around Shanghai and Zhujiajiao is the nearest. It's classic and once you've been there I don't think it is worth too much visiting others (where you normally need to pay for entrance while Zhujiajiao is free to enter). Could be a bit too crowded during weekend. Absolutely worth a visit in nice weather.

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