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Address: NO. 5 Daqiao Road, Kunshan 215325, China
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Zhouzhuang Water Village Tour from Shanghai
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Private Day Tour of Zhouzhuang Water Town from Shanghai
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Take The Boat Ride, For God's Sake

If you happen to be in Zhouzhuang ancient town, you have to take the boat ride, otherwise why on earth do you come to Zhouzhuang? Hahaha... So before we have this gondolas in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2016
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

If you happen to be in Zhouzhuang ancient town, you have to take the boat ride, otherwise why on earth do you come to Zhouzhuang? Hahaha... So before we have this gondolas in Venice, Marco Polo visited Zhouzhuang in the past. The way they keep their boat as it was in the past will give you a nostalgic feel. Don't... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

You get a different perspective when you are on the boat. The trees over your head and the tourists looking at you from the banks. The lady rowing the boat will ask you to pay to hear her sing. If you decline, she will not introduce the sights along the trip. Per boat is RMB120 and sits maximum of 6... More 

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Thank RightAngle
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

The boat ride is definitely worth the money. Great way to see the town, it's very peaceful and relaxing. For a small tip the lady will also sing which adds to the atmosphere.

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016 via mobile

There are 4 different boat rides. Ancient Town Water Lane, Shen Wansan Wealth Trip, Around Town Water Tour and Jiangnan Trip of Pearl Searching. All are great boating and they will sing along while they roll.... And explaining all the bridges details. Would recommend the Ancient Town Water Lane 120RMB for 6 paxs or Shen Wansan Wealth Trip 220RMB for... More 

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016 via mobile

The boat ride on the canal is a great way to see the perimeter of the city. Just like the gondola rides of Venice. Be sure to request a song for a small tip.

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Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2016

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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Romeoville, Illinois
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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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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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Nashville, Tennessee
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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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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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