Visits : Ancient Water Town Zhujiajiao
In the afternoon, you will be picked up from your hotel or home in downtown Shanghai
between 12:30pm-1:30pm, and be driven to visit Zhujiajiao Water Village
, about 1.5 hours on the way.
The picturesque Zhujiajiao is a classic water village, over 400 years old with a signature five-arch bridge spanning the Cao Gang River. Today, its main street is lined with quaint shops and restaurants serving local favorites. You can stroll in the maze of paths and bridges, and take a boat ride to view the residences of this nicely-preserved water village.
Zhujiajiao is also home to two impressive temples, which add to the charm and historic significance of the village.
After a few hours of sightseeing in Zhu Jia Jiao, you will make a stop to shop for silk. Learn how silk making became a major industry in China
. Then bargain for clothes, accessories, quilts and handmade rugs. Finally, be transferred back to Shanghai.