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Address: Nanshi Street, Kunshan, China
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$110*
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Zhouzhuang Water Village Tour from Shanghai
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$136*
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Private Day Tour of Zhouzhuang Water Town from Shanghai

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Interesting bit of Chinese history

If you don't read Chinese, make sure you have a guide to tell you about the historical significance of the previous owner, and to translate the stories told on the bronze wall... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2012
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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

Shen Wan San is a very rich merchant during the end of the Mongol empire and the beginning of Ming Dynasty. Shen's residence in ZhouZhuang is still being preserved and entry is free, except for the 2nd floor which cost RMB10 per entry. It is worth a visit if you like history and wants a glimpse on how the rich... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

like many places in China…. overcrowded. Interesting I imagine from a historic point of view, but you would need to really arrange a private time to visit. Not impossible, but needs contacts with the tourism beureau.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2012

If you don't read Chinese, make sure you have a guide to tell you about the historical significance of the previous owner, and to translate the stories told on the bronze wall carving along the corridors of the house.

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