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Zhujiajiao Ancient Town

No.36 Meizhou Road, Qingpu District | Zhujiajiao Town, Shanghai 201713, China
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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.
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  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
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“boat ride” (115 reviews)
“water town” (125 reviews)
“day trip” (77 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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No.36 Meizhou Road, Qingpu District | Zhujiajiao Town, Shanghai 201713, China
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"boat ride"
in 115 reviews
"water town"
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"day trip"
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"express bus"
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"old post office"
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"stone bridges"
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"concert hall"
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"narrow streets"
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"beautiful water"
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"the river"
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"stinky tofu"
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"people's square"
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"shanghai city"
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"food stalls"
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"worth the trip"
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"art gallery"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Really enjoyed this little day trip - great to experience another side to Shanghai getting of the city into a village environment. It felt like a China version of Venice, and just as crowded. Would highly recommend. Make sure you go to the Kezhi Gardens....More

Thank Rachael M
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This site was quite a drive from Shanghai (about an hour) but well worth the visit - even on a rainy day, You can have a lovely little ride on a boat around the canals and see the sights from there. Very atmospheric! There are...More

Thank Helen M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a typical south old china water town. South of China is famous for it water town. The water in the town is dirty, can't swim of course. But the Town is nicely suited with the small river. Many touristy food and snacks over there...More

Thank Qingling T
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Although touristic and crowdy the village is magnificent! The canals the ride with the boats, are all a must!

Thank KONSTANTINOS G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was very much looking forward to discovering one of the "Water Town" surrounding Shanghai. IN my humble opinion, it is not worth the drive, minimum 90 minutes from center of Shanghai. Not much to see, not clean, not well organized. We spent 1 hour...More

Thank BrotherYo
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we loved the ancient towns. they were not as big or sprawling as we expected though and really only needed a couple hours there.

Thank robnkim
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you live in Shanghai and you want to take a trip out of town, it can be pleasant, but consider at least 70 minutes by subway line 17 from the center and 15 minutes by bus to get near the small village. Over the...More

Thank morgansbabo
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

During the first trip to Shanghai, I did not go because I was not sure where to take the bus to Zhujiajiao. But it is rather simple to get there. If you stay near Peoples Square or Peoples Park, bus stop is in the walking...More

Thank kevindkim
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very old town, fun to go thru and see all the little shops and restaurants, lots of interesting foods ( to say the least ). We went to the Fish Spa there, that was a really fun experience. This area looks how I thought parts...More

Thank robin0602
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were offered to visit this town as a day trip, supposedly it was going to be very nice.ñ since this is where a few rivers converge. Well it was disappointing. There is not really to much to see, it will take you 30 minutes...More

4  Thank Juan M
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All_the_way
14 July 2018|
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Response from Neil S | Reviewed this property |
We went on a weekday afternoon and there we plenty of tourists and yes it is very busy on weekends , especially with visitors from Shanghai who come by train It’s a must see in my opinion and I only wish I could have stayed... More
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janicehong
27 February 2018|
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Response from ptpt_jpn | Reviewed this property |
I went there by subway. Very easy. Get on line 2 to Hongqiao railway station. Then transfer to line 17.
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livianam2018
17 January 2018|
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I’m sorry I don’t know because we were on a tour.
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