Zhouhuang and its channels
Zhouzhuang, located in the Jiangsu Province, is characterized by its narrow canals and its incredible craft and gastronomic heritage.
We suggest starting from north heading south, along the main canal.
You will discover immediately, the beauty of ancient stone bridges.
In the same street you will discover the two most important ancient residences of the city.
You will encounter first the Zhang Residence. Let it fascinate you with its traditional style.
A little further south, the Shen Residence is characterized by elegance and size.
We recommend these visits to learn about the lifestyle of two important families of the past, lived in different ages.
At this point, cross the main canal and head west.
You will visit the amazing Quanfu Temple.
Beautiful Buddhist building surrounded by a large, idyllic and hidden space.
Continuing north, along the main canal, you will notice a marvelous ancient road.
Along Zhengfeng Street you will discover why the city of Zhouzhuang is so special for crafts and business opportunities.
You can buy artifacts, such as tiger head shoes, combs, bamboo baskets, still handmade by skilled artisans according to traditional techniques of the past.
On the west end of Zhenfeng street you will find many restaurants for a break.
Once the tasty stop is over, it will be time to get back on the road.
We suggest at this point to reach the main channel to visit the opposite side.
In Beishi Street, another important shopping street, you will find lot of ancient residences.
Having a very wide opening time, you can visit these homes even in the late afternoon.
At the end of this wonderful day, you can relax and enjoy a boat ride through the city's canals.
You will thus be able to capture the charm of bridges and architecture from a different perspective.
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You will be entitled to 8 hours of service. If the itinerary chosen by you has a duration of less than 8 hours, you can add another PortaleCina itinerary in the same city among those available or just few other attractions, or ask your tour guide to assist you in visiting another point of interest or help you with your shopping.The cost of the service refers to a group, regardless of the number of participants (eg if you travel with friends your whole group pays only once)
You can choose from the drop-down menu if you want a transportation service of 4-seater private car, or 9-seater tourist bus or 30-seater tourist bus. You are entitled to 8 hours of service. If the itinerary you choose has a duration of less than 8 hours, you can add another PortaleCina itinerary in the same city among those available or just few other attractions, or ask to assist you in visiting another point of interest.The cost of the service refers to a group, regardless of the number of participants (eg if you travel with friends your whole group pays only once)It's a private service, so the mean of transportation you select can be solely used by your group. The parking and lunch costs of the driver are not included in the fee. The costs will be shown to you upon receipts and the amounts can be reimbursed directly to the driver.