Shore Excursion Details

Water Town of Zhujiajiao

Shanghai, China

Water Town of Zhujiajiao


  • 5
    hrs Estimate Duration

Discover a touch of Venice during this scenic tour of historic Zhujiajiao.

Depart the pier for the 90-minute drive to Zhujiajiao, or Pearl Stream, an ancient town with a history dating back over 1,700 years. Zhujiajiao is the best-preserved among the four ancient towns in Shanghai. Its unique old bridges over bubbling streams, small rivers shaded by willow trees and houses with attached courtyards offer a relaxed, tranquil environment.

During a walking tour of this fascinating little town, you’ll visit some of the must-see highlights. View the stone and wooden structures known for their simplicity and elegance. See Daqingyouju, a post office in the Qing Dynasty, and the only remnant of its kind in East China; you’ll also see the Tongtianhe Traditional Chinese Medicine Pharmacy and the Fangsheng Bridge.

You will also take a boat ride through the old town’s canal system that will enable you to better appreciate its delicate bridges, old residences and peaceful way of life on the water.

Need to Know:

Note: Tour involves over 1 mile of walking and many steps.

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Excursion Type:

Scenic & City Tours
Historical Landmarks

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Tours with this activity level involve a considerable amount of physical activity such as substantial walking over cobblestone streets, uneven or steep terrain, climbing stairs, or extended periods of standing. Not recommended for guests with physical limitations. Comfortable, sturdy shoes are recommended.
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