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Address: No.5 Daqiao Road, Zhouzhuang Town, Kunshan 215325, China
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If you are lucky, it should not be raining other it will be very difficult to ride a boat. Beautiful view if you do so. Similar to Bangkok Floating Market.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 8, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Zhouzhuang is a water town and circling the alleys by boat is "The" way to get the feel. The boatmen was largely women, and they sang local tunes, that makes everything more 'picturesque' . One boat was big enough to share with others, especially if you want to have good deal per-person.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

A must do is a boat ride down a canal along the water village. 120 yuan for 6 people is great valley and if you are lucky you will hear some amazing songs from the ladies who steer the boats. Even though we had drizzle it was still an amazing ride and if yiu have a guide you can get... More 

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Doha, Qatar
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

If you are lucky, it should not be raining other it will be very difficult to ride a boat. Beautiful view if you do so. Similar to Bangkok Floating Market.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Great place to visit and take the photo of the beautiful buildings in the village. The weather is lovely. I love to hear the local lady sing Chinese songs as she is steering. I paid her 10 RMB per each song. There are many shops that sells the souvenir and food. I could smell the Wansan pork hock everywhere as... More 

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Karlstad, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

If you are getting a bit worn out by the noise in Shanghai, this is the perfect gettaway. So beutiful! But still a lot of people! Lots of great little shops around the area so great to just walk around too.

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Shanghai, China (US Expat)
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

If you travel to a water town ... you must experience the canal boats. The fee is RMB 40 and usually not negotiable. If you ask, the village women may let you steer. But, beware, there has been more than one foreigner who has ended up in the canal. It's not as easy as it looks.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2012

I took a half day trip from Shanghai to see this lovely town. An informed guide adds to the experience. Go early and through the week to avoid the crowds. Driving time is 1.5 hours from Shanghai. The market stores are owned by the locals and prices are very reasonable.

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Island of Hawaii, Hawaii
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2012

I first visited Zhouzhuang twelve years ago back when it was just a small, sleepy, little town. I was teaching in nearby Kunshan and our school had organized to day trip for the foreign teachers on staff. Our school took us there in a school van. We had the ENTIRE town to ourselves! There were young women knitting booties and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2011

A wonderful stay in the water village...people are friendly and warm....and really make you feel at home...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2011

Sure, some would call it cheesy... but then, so is the real Venice of today's Italy, with its hyper-commercialization. Zhouzhuang is a truly lovely "water town". Technically, it is a part of the greater Suzhou urban area. Some tours cover Suzhou only (which is of course lovely to visit, with its fabled gardens and canals). We were lucky enough to... More 

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Address: No.5 Daqiao Road, Zhouzhuang Town, Kunshan 215325, China
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Jiangsu  >  Kunshan
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
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