Half-Day Zhouzhuang Water Town from Shanghai

Tours & Sightseeing in Zhouzhuang

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This half day coach tour is going to take you to Zhou Zhuang, the most famous Ancient Water Town in China which is built amid canals, ponds, and lakes. What makes it special are the old buildings and bridges, boat rides, crafts, and the quaint water town scenery.
Experience the picturesque water village of Zhouzhuang on this delightful half day coach tour. With its interconnected waterways and beautiful landscapes, it is often referred to as the number one water village in China. Well-preserved for over 900 years, it is renowned for its elegant and simple architecture. The majority of the town´s residences were built during the Ming and Qing dynasties; nearly 100 classic courtyards and 60 carved-brick archways from those periods are still in use. Take in the exquisite ancient architecture of Zhang Hall and Shen Hall, then take a scenic cruise across the old town. With almost a thousand year’s of history, the townspeople people have kept their unique lifestyle as well as exquisite craftsmanship. While shopping in Zhouzhuang, you will find momentos with special meaning. A typical 'south-of-the-Yangtze River' water town, Zhouzhuang abounds in silk, Suzhou embroidery, woven bamboo, and other exquisite handicrafts.After seeing all there is to see of this incredible ancient village, you will return to Shanghai. 

What’s included

  • English Speaking Guide
  • Air-Conditioned Coach
  • Four Departure Points: The Kunlun Jing’an Hotel (Former Hilton Shanghai)Concierge, Radisson Blu Hotel Shanghai New World Concierge, The Westin Bund Center Shanghai Concierge, Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai Concierge
  • Entry/Admission - Zhouzhuang Water Town

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pick up and drop-off


  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Separate driver ensures your guides full attention throughout the day