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Zhouzhuang Water Town

Qing Ping Shanghai Highway, Kunshan 215300, China
+86 512 5721 7206
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“boat ride” (36 reviews)
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Qing Ping Shanghai Highway, Kunshan 215300, China
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+86 512 5721 7206
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a full afternoon in the town and canals. very romantic place and has an amazing feel. Must visit if in Shanghai.

Thank Salim O
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Reviewed 9 March 2018

Zhouzhuang is larger than Luzhi town, but equally enchanting. A little more commercial but it is up to you to find the quiet coners - and there are plenty. Less commercial than Tongli and Suzhou though. Just take your time to explore and look at...More

1  Thank Uli_in_Germany
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Great experience... maybe the best water town in China... located near Kunshan. One hour by taxi. Almost 160 CNY.

1  Thank ikofidis
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

This is really an exquisite, must see spot if you are visiting Suzhou or Shanghai. It is right in between. If you are attentive to the excellent signs and museum, you can learn a great deal about the history of the region which goes back...More

2  Thank DragonladyHK2014
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Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

A great place. A 5 star tourist attraction according to Chinese authority ratings. Loved the old buildings, the canal setting, the bridges (some famous), the shops and restaurants. Looking forward to taking 16 year 6 children to see the place in March. Plus, bits of...More

Thank CyborgStu
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Reviewed 20 December 2017

I was touring this beautiful town with some business colleagues and we inadvertently went off the main tourist path. We were very happy we did. Our first indication that we may have made a wrong turn is that we saw some locals washing clothes in...More

2  Thank psudino
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Reviewed 14 December 2017

It is the oldest and a well-preserved ancient water town in China. It has a mesh of waterways and stone bridges, the most famous being the Double Bridge (two adjoining twin stone bridges, crossing two narrow waterways at right angles, dating back to Ming Dynasty...More

Thank yipjcs88
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Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

On the recommendation of a friend we stayed overnight in Zhouzhuang, and are we glad we did! We stayed at the Guanshuiyi Inn, which was right on one of the many waterways. The town requires an admission of 100rmb (discount for those over 60), but...More

1  Thank Jerry B
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Reviewed 2 December 2017

This town covers a big area, and is worth visiting. Take a cruise, via man-rolled boat to tour the river. Historic shophouses lined both sides of the river. Have lunch in one of the inn, try the local specialty, braised pig trotter, and have a...More

Thank Ben69059
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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

The place is one hour taxi drive from Suzhou and worth the journey. We came on a November Monday afternoon and stayed for the early evening. The city is charming, weather was perfect, and it was not crowded. Nice seafood in the local restaurants specifically...More

2  Thank IamZozo
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Truly B
6 January 2017|
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Response from JedRevolutia | Reviewed this property |
There is a daily evening performance show called "Zhouzhuang in Four Seasons" and it is a must-watch. The first large-scale water performance and an acclaimed world class theater production, "Zhouzhuang in Four Seasons... More
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Sujit1961
27 June 2016|
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Response from Jill M | Reviewed this property |
You could combine Suzhou and Zhouzhang. Travel from Shanghai to Suzhou and stay overnight, travel onto Zhouzhang the next morning, visit the water town then and return to Shanghai the following morning
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RenNYC
6 June 2016|
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Response from Augustine F | Reviewed this property |
There is a local bus directly from Shanghai to there, but last the return bus is early in the evening, alternately you can take a cab from there to the nearest subway and return late, see my comments on this place for more... More
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