Walking on the zigzag stone pathway and the winding long lanes, you would feel like walking in an elegant and fresh painting. Small rivers shaded by willow trees, bridges over the river, houses dated back to the ming and Qing Dynasties, unsophisticated local people, all of these are the charm of the small town.
Zhujiajiao Water Town is situated forty seven kilometers away from Shanghai. It is a typical and ancient water town in Qingpu District, south of the Yangtze River, which has almost 1,700 years of history. Zhujiajiao, also called “The Venice of Shanghai”, features lovely waterways, curved rock bridges, old streets cemented with stone, and over 10,000 buildings dating back to the Ming (1368-1644) and Qing dynasties (1644-1911).
Zhujiajiao is the best-preserved ancient water town among the four ancient towns in Shanghai. In the period of the Three Kingdoms, there were already country fairs in Zhujiajiao and the business prospered in the Ming Dynasty. Now Zhujiajiao is a graceful and quiet town.
- Private guide
- Experienced driver
- Transport by private air conditioned vehicle
- Lunch or early dinner if related tour option is selected
- Hotel pickup & drop-off (Pudong airport,Baoshan cruise port pay additional 45usd/group when arrival)
- Zhujiajiao entrance fee and boat ride ticket
- Entry/Admission - Zhujiajiao Ancient Town
- Entry/Admission - Zhujiajiao Yuanjin Temple
What to expect:
Meet up your friendly private guide at your hotel lobby in the morning or afternoon based on your preferred schedule. Transferred by comfortable vehicle to Zhujiajiao, a water town on the outskirts of Shanghai, and was established about 1,700 years ago.
Upon arrival, stroll along the old street and traditional market where you will find many interesting vendors and local specialties. You will also find the best known bridges, built during Ming and Qing Dynasties. Take a relaxing boat ride in the water canals, and your friendly private guide will share with you the history and story of the area.
After the tour, your guide will send you back to the hotel in Shanghai city.
Duration: 3 hours
Stop At: Zhujiajiao Yuanjin Temple, Zhujiajiao Ancient Town, Shanghai China
During the tour, you will also visit the Yuanjin Temple inside of the Zhujiajiao Ancient Town where you can experience the local religion.
Duration: 30 minutes
Language: Chinese, English
Afternoon Tour with Dinner
Dinner : In addition to the half day tour, you will enjoy a tasty local dinner in Zhujiajiao Water Town. Pickup included. Select your departure time from 12pm to 3pm (departure every 30 minutes)
Select your departure time from 12pm to 3pm (departure every 30 minutes)
Morning Tour with Lunch
In addition to the half day tour, you will enjoy a tasty local lunch in Zhujiajiao Water Town. Select your departure time from 8am to 11am (departure every 30 minutes)
Select your departure time from 8am to 11am (departure every 30 minutes)