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Zhouzhuang Water Town

Qing Ping Shanghai Highway, Kunshan 215300, China
+86 512 5721 7206
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Qing Ping Shanghai Highway, Kunshan 215300, China
+86 512 5721 7206
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Reviewed 1 week ago

How to get there: There are many long distance bus departing from Shanghai, Suzhou or Hangzhou. Even in Shanghai there are a few departure points. Almost all will bring one to the Zhouzhuang bus station, located north of Zhouzhuang. I took the exception and departed...More

Thank LG_Kay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very old and nice town on the water. Not easy to visit without speaking Chinese though, I had a big help of my local guide. It was raining which made a bit less fun but many things to visit indoors too. Recommended.

Thank Magnus N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Zhouzhuang is considered Venice of China. It is about hour drive from Shanghai and we took taxi from the hotel that was near People's square and negotiated for 800Yuan($117 USD with today's rate) all in for him to take us there, wait for us for...More

Thank Rurina
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although some way from Shanghai, we would not have missed it. Built on a waterway, with a great variety of shops and the chance to visit old buildings and small craft type shops, it is an opportunity not to be missed. We had a ride...More

1  Thank brg68mga
Reviewed 24 May 2017

It is a long drive from Shanghai but worth it. It is built like Venice, buildings surrounded by narrow waterways with stone bridges providing access. The streets are packed with tourists type shops but there are some shops of interest. It is a place for...More

Thank mikewelham
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Located about one hour's drive from Shanghai, this charming water town was made famous by a Chinese painter Chen Yifei, whose famous Twin Bridges was acquired by Armand Hammer and presented to Deng Xiaoping (how ironic). Because of its fame, ZhouZhuang is always crowded, even...More

Thank TeddySoo
Reviewed 9 May 2017

We stayed in kunshun nothing really report Just shopping mall and a park We did go to water village in taxi and that was worth the trip Took boat ride and walked around the village I would not recommend that village when it is very...More

1  Thank trekerAustralia
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Spent a weekend at Zhouzhuang Water Town after a business trip in Shanghai. Enjoyed the local fares for lunch which are very fresh ( you see the local fishes / river prawns and clams swimming in the tanks before the chef whips up the dishes)....More

Thank doctrav
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

This is definitely a must see when you're in Suzhou province. The town is 1450 years old and offers hundreds of shops for souvenirs and other items such as pearls and scarves etc. There are also many traditional restaurants offering among other dishes the pigs...More

1  Thank Clan486
Reviewed 8 April 2017

This is a place where You can feel a climate of Chinese city from the past. It is worth to take a short boat trip through the city.

Thank Tomasz C
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Truly B
Thanks for your review. I'm curious about the show you watched about local life. Do you remember if the show had a name or where I might need to go to find out information/buy tickets for it? Thanks in advance, we're excited to visit Zhouzhuang! Truly
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
Hi, I plan to stay in Zhouzhuang. How many days should i stay here to absorb the sights, the sounds and culture here. I am not the day tripper type. Thanks in advance.
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
I am planning to take the early morning train from Shanghai to Suzhou and trying to figure out how to get to Zhouzhuang. If anyone know the direct way, Or how far by taxi, I would appreciate it.
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