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Address: No.5 Daqiao Road, Zhouzhuang Town, Kunshan 215325, China
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Your trip to this town is incomplete without a boat ride, at 120 RMB you can book a boat for 20 minutes, can take upto 6 people, so depending on how many people you are you might... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Augustine F
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Shanghai Region, China

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Shanghai Region, China
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Your trip to this town is incomplete without a boat ride, at 120 RMB you can book a boat for 20 minutes, can take upto 6 people, so depending on how many people you are you might want to look for someone to share the ride if you think its too expensive. The ride gives you good opportunity to look... More 

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Thank Augustine F
Romeoville, Illinois
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163 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

You can't visit the Zhouzhuang water town without taking a wooden boat through the narrow canals and enjoying endless photo opportunities. It's a bit expensive, try to find some other tourists to split the boat tour with you, and if not just go for it. Well worth it for an experience.

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Thank Geo89_12
Shanghai, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

As I think a must for any first time visitor. A half hour ride through some of the canals offers great chances for making perfect pictures. And is an nice enjoyable experience.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 via mobile

The boat guide will sing a Chinese song to you and give you history about the town. I was with Chinese friends so they translated for me, I am not sure if the guides speak English (I doubt it!) But it was a relaxing ride and I really enjoyed it.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
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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Thank wahyu s
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

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 6 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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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
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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