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Zhujiajiao Ancient Town

No.36 Meizhou Road, Zhujiajiao Town, Qingpu District, Shanghai 201713, China
+86 21 5924 0077
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Zhujiajiao is an ancient water town also known as the "pearl stream." Best known for its bridges, built during Ming and Qing Dynasties, the various spans are built of wood, marble and stone.
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good45%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“boat ride” (97 reviews)
“water town” (100 reviews)
“day trip” (60 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
No.36 Meizhou Road, Zhujiajiao Town, Qingpu District, Shanghai 201713, China
+86 21 5924 0077
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Such an amazing little town, lots of little touristy shops. We wanted to take a boat ride, and did, however they really ripped us off, so watch out.

Thank Claire B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited on a Sunday afternoon, as well many people but much. much more relaxing compared to Shanghai Down Town sightseeing. Lot of bric-a-brac and street food. A must have - take a boat what brings you through the ancient town, takes you app. 30 minutes....More

Thank snoopymoves
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely place to go for a day trip from Shanghai. It is approx. 44 km outside of downtown Shanghai. Great shopping and food is available along the waterways. You can also take a gondola boat ride through the waterways.

Thank CarolTB59
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you've never seen a water Town before, this might interest you. Else please avoid this place. Huge tourist trap and overcommercialized shops everywhere selling the same stuff. Note there are NO TAXIS there waiting in line. Either take the bus or have the taxi...More

Thank infinitium
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Defn don't pass up an opportunity to see the water village. Some of the previous reviews said to get off at the second to last stop.. Despite asking the conductor didn't tell us where to get of, they didn't.. We arrived at the bus station...More

Thank Ali S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went on a wednesday and it was not very crowded. I took the express bus from the People's square and the ride was pretty fast (about 1hr). I went at 10am and came back around 3pm. Try to avoid rush hour. One way is...More

2  Thank Jui C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You must go , is like a Venice in China without the Venice smell ...beautiful and with streets and channels to get lost...

2  Thank P6scu6l
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here with classmates on a guided tour and was not disappointed at all! It was really refreshing to see a different side of Shanghai since we were mainly in the city and the town was very beautiful!

Thank Tracy Y
Reviewed 14 August 2017

This is definitely a place a Little too crowded with tourists for my liking, especially on nice weekend days. A lot of people trying to sell you fish, trying to proactively get you into their cafes and buy their food. Made the whole experience a...More

3  Thank thielhannah
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

You can get here via bus, but admittedly an organised tour or a hired car with driver would be easier. Plenty to see and strikingly beautiful architecture, a lovely relaxing half day.

Thank Mark B
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19 September 2017|
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Response from Jui C | Reviewed this property |
I spent about 2 hours there. And bought the ticket to visit 4 sites (post office, chinese herb museum, art museum and a chinese garden). So yeah half day is good
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12 July 2017|
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Response from Crystal P | Reviewed this property |
I just took the bus from People's Square today. I paid 12 RMB cash on the bus (each way). The person collecting money could make change, but its best to bring exact fare just in case. Make sure you have the Chinese word for... More
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31 March 2017|
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Response from jamgypsy | Reviewed this property |
My friend ordered the Chinese version of Uber, so I don't know the cost. Getting there was easier than getting back, because it is a more remote area than Shanghai so fewer of these kind of taxis were available, but we... More