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Address: No.36 Meizhou Road, Zhujiajiao Town, Qingpu District, Shanghai 201713, China
Phone Number: 021-59240077
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
Description: Zhujiajiao is an ancient water town also known as the "pearl stream." Best...
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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Excellent time away from the city

Can get there easily by bus if one is on a tight budget. Easier would be to hire a taxi for half a day and driver will wait there while you go around the beautiful water village... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 19, 2015
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Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
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92 reviews 92 reviews
31 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Can get there easily by bus if one is on a tight budget. Easier would be to hire a taxi for half a day and driver will wait there while you go around the beautiful water village. Drive was around 1.5-2 hr depending on traffic condition, from Pudong. A place full of history but can see that it is becoming... More 

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Salem, New Hampshire
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

This captivating attraction was once the opening to the port of Shanghai. It is a delightful ancient village where you can take a boat ride down the rivers through the town. There is a Ming Dynasty house that is a museum. It is a tourist attraction and some of the very narrow "lanes" are very crowed. Lots of shops but... More 

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Rancho Santa Margarita, California
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102 reviews 102 reviews
33 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Unfortunately, this historic place is all about the tourist - multiple shops sell the same thing. Motorbikes ruin the ability to stroll the streets and alleys. The river cruise was relaxing. Visited Feb. 11, 2015

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Gardnerville, Nevada
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Traveled here from Shanghai. There are small shops to explore and you really, really get the feel of the culture coming here. It is worth the trek from Shanghai. It was cold the day we were there and stopped at one of the local places right before going over the bridge for some hot soup which was amazing.

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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Increasingly rare, this old historic Watertown is nearby from Shanghai. Well worth a visit. We enjoyed walking through the small alleyways, the shops and Holmes. I felt like it was a small reflection on what China used to be and is quickly disappearing Great for photography

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Waterloo, Belgium
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57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

This typical Chinese water town is only just over one hour by car from Shanghai. It is very nice to visit, stroll around and take a ride on the town water. I have been there several time with visitors when living in Shanghai. They were all very happy about the visit. If you don't like Chinese food you will be... More 

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Hyderabad
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Located in a suburb of Shanghai city, Zhujiajiao is an ancient water town well-known throughout the country, with a history of more than 1700 years.Unique old bridges across bubbling streams, small rivers shaded by willow trees, and houses with courtyards attached all transport people who have been living amidst the bustle and hustle of the modern big city to a... More 

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Amman, Jordan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

I advise to visit this scene, interesting, but cant find easily western food. so tragic that the river is so dirty there, you can see by yourself how they throw every thing inside the river, so disappointing :(

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Seoul, South Korea
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43 reviews 43 reviews
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

For a week-end excursion from Shanghai, Zhujiajiao is not a bad option but other places like Tongli with similar easy accessibility is way better, even though LP introduces this town is very near...

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Forster, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

After spending a day in the bustling city of Shanghai it was a lovely change to visit this Ancient Water City. It was amazing just wandering through tiny laneways beside the maze of water canals. We did our shopping along the way and had a lovely lunch in one of the many restaurants. Our return journey was on a timeless... More 

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