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Zhouzhuang is located 87 kilometres west of Shanghai, and only 38 kilometres east of Suzhou and is well-known for its beautiful environment and simple architecture.
A very old town for more than 900 years old, its architectural style is still well preserved. More than 60 percent of the residential houses were built during the Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1911) dynasties.
Also known as the "Venice of the Orient", Zhouzhuang is the most representative water-town in "Jiangnan" (Southern Jiangsu Province) and is supposed to be the first water-town that gained attention and popularity from tourists all over the world. Surrounded by canals that carry the gondola-like boats and running through the simple stone bridges.
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Famous dessert in Zhouzhuang with various fillings like sesame, peanuts, walnut, etc. Near the Hall of Shen's Residence,... more travel advice
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