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Address: No.36 Meizhou Road, Zhujiajiao Town, Qingpu District, Shanghai 201713, China
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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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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Half Day Tour: Zhujiajiao Water Village Including The Boat Ride

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Nice river scenic along of many shops

Remember to try their dumpling (zhong zhi). Very tasty. A lot of shop for you to buy souvenier and small eat. The downside is a bit far from main city of Shanghai

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I took a taxi here from the Pudong area. It took about an hour and a half with moderate traffic a Saturday morning. The fare was around 250 rmb. I was really impressed with the gardens canals and bridges. There are endless restaurants and trinket shops so bring some extra cash. There is no admission to enter the village but... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Remember to try their dumpling (zhong zhi). Very tasty. A lot of shop for you to buy souvenier and small eat. The downside is a bit far from main city of Shanghai

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Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

lots of little alleys and lanes to explore and make sure you take a cruise on the canals.. they do have several great coffee shops too ...so don't fear coffee is near !!!

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It took 2 hours in grueling traffic to arrive there and then another 2 hours to get back. It's one tiny waterway.. you take a 20 minute boat trip and then walk an "ancient" road with tacky tourist gifts and very smelly street food vendors (it was either the food or sewage, couldn't tell). I'm actually angry and kicking myself... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were there very early at 7am as we went there directly from the Pu Dong airport which took us about 1.5 hours on private car. We noted that is was 30minutes away from Hong Qiao Airport. If you have some time in Shanghai, I would recommend a short trip down. When we reached there, all the shops are not... More 

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San Gabriel, California
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We managed to follow the instructions (see other posts) and the bus from Shanghai. It wasn't easy finding the bus but for $12rmb each way, it was worth the savings for us. There's really no need to book a tour, you can roam around your self and be perfectly fine. We bought the admission pack whuch I think includes 8... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It takes about one hour from Suzhou Long-Distance Bus Station to get to this place, but it definitely worth it. We have visited this place during our trip to Shanghai. From Shanghai Railway Station we took a G Train to Suzhou, which took about 25 minutes. Train ticket for the 1st class was 16 Yuan per person. Children may travel... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent over half a day including boat ride. We visited in May and weather is perfect! The food was a tad salty for me.

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very pretty little town called the 'Chinese Venice ' Take a ride along the canals Abundance of shops and restaurants Some very unusual food being cooked Charming place, very interesting

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Broxbourne, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

History dates back over 1700 years and is one of the best preserved towns in the area with its old bridges, bubbling streams and willow trees. There are lots of cobbled narrow streets where you can visit the Qing Dynasty Post Office, a Chinese pharmacy and the delicate stone bridges. There are lots of interesting souvenir shops to explore.

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