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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.
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  • Very good45%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“boat ride” (103 reviews)
“water town” (103 reviews)
“day trip” (67 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 6 days ago

This was a beautiful trip into China's past. Make sure you get a boat tour through the city and enjoy the ancient songs of the boat operators. It's also great to eat by the water front as the boats pass by. They had some great...More

Thank Briank5555
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're in the area and have the time, it's worth a trip but I wouldn't go back after having seen it. We did a short boat trip, some shopping, pictures, and Starbucks. Not really worth the 45 minute drive out there from Shanghai. We...More

Thank rkontes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did a lot of research on water towns accessible from central Shanghai, and chose Zhujiajiao as it was the closest. We weren't disappointed. Although it is tourist oriented, there's plenty of beautiful and historic sites to see, and the town is quite large, so...More

4  Thank sh0ckey
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were lucky enough to have a friend drive us here. We had been to several "old" streets and towns in Chengdu, Shanghai and Hong Kong but this was definitely our favorite. It's incredibly scenic and the shops were different - not your standard tourist...More

1  Thank Susan K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took an organized tour to this spot and it was a wonderful experience. After arriving we took the short boat cruise on the river and then meandered through the little streets to look at the interesting shops selling all sorts of foods and trinkets.

1  Thank Rowena Z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A little bit of old Shanghai, lots of greetings from children on an excursion/ a trip back in time and a delicious lunch

Thank Sally F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Zhujaijiau is a popular destination for most tours from Shanghai, and I got taken there as part of what was supposed to be an 8 hour trip from Shanghai. The problem I was not aware of when booking, was that I was hitting Shanghai at...More

Thank Richy_m_99
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Zhujiajiao ( tsoo jar jow) is a one hour drive by car from central Shanghai and is well worth the trip. We went on a public holiday so the town was teeming with locals as well as quite a few foreign visitors. There are several...More

Thank pttbw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a cab from the bund and an hour later arived in Zhujiajiao. You can walk around the canal, stop by in one of the liitle shops to buy some souvenir and eat some local delicacies in a rooftop restaurant with a view on...More

Thank leroimarcus
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Zhujiajiao is an oasis within the city of Shanghai. It's a slower paced water town with a canal system criss crossed by beautiful old stone bridges. The town exudes old world charm. There are alley ways where vendors are selling food and vegs, trinkets, home...More

Thank Gretchen A
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19 September 2017|
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Response from Margarite C | Reviewed this property |
Half day is sufficient
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