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Luzhi Ancient Town

Suzhou, China
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Feeling Old Time

I wouldn’t expect “oriental Venice” could be such decent place. It was nice and somewhat clean... read more

Reviewed 10 March 2018
Claire W
via mobile
Luzhi just tip of the culture

From Shanghai station take the high speed train, then the #5 suburban bus for taste of local... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
Paul480
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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

I wouldn’t expect “oriental Venice” could be such decent place. It was nice and somewhat clean. Lots of stores for shopping if you are into it. However, for ppl who is not a big fan of shopping but photo shooting instead. This is definitely a...More

Thank Claire W
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

From Shanghai station take the high speed train, then the #5 suburban bus for taste of local transport. This takes you through the estates along the way to Luzhi, a little more explorative and will cost you 3Y. Takes you direct to the front entrance....More

Thank Paul480
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Reviewed 9 June 2017

If you are looking for some authentic Chinese craftsmanship it can be found here if you look for it. Not just your "run of the mill" souvenir stuff. One of the oldest family own restaurants that serve "squirrel fish" (that's the name) is really awesome....More

Thank bigowl300
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Reviewed 6 January 2017

Wonderful experience walking through this Ancient Town, with many local merchandises, silk works, and there is canal that runs along the whole town. It was clean and not many tourists yet when we were there.

Thank Jtan8992
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Reviewed 9 November 2016

This was interesting place to visit. You can see a small bit of old Chna there. Quite convient location.

Thank JLainpelto
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Reviewed 8 July 2016

LUZHI WATER TOWN Luzhi Water Town, better known as Venice of China is a 2500 years old water town 20 km south of Suzhou city, mostly found in its old traditional form. Conscious attempts have been made to keep its originality and antiquity. The old...More

Thank Tassaduqhussain51
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Reviewed 29 March 2016

Unfortunately, our visit was night due to transport delays & it was raining. However it was obviously a very interesting old town area.

Thank Harry P
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Reviewed 16 October 2015 via mobile

After spending time in some of China's biggest and busiest cities; Beijing and Shanghai, it was a relief to find Luzhi, one of the old water towns. There were a few tourists but it was fairly quiet and easy to explore the little streets that...More

Thank Guest_foodie
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Reviewed 5 August 2015

there are many water towns in the Shanghai area that are accessible by train or bus. This one located between Shanghai and Suzhou provides a great photographic experience for those who do not want lots of people or advertisements in your pictures. Supposedly this is...More

7  Thank Dan H
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Reviewed 28 May 2015

Lots of canals, horseshoe bridges, murky green water, character and characters... Luzhi's the sort of place that epitomizes rural China's small towns. As long as you are not expecting glitz, it's an interesting place to walk around and experience. Plenty of small lane ways lined...More

2  Thank Ian-Down-Under
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