Zhujiajiao is one of the nearest water towns away from the urban area of Shanghai. Its traditional atmosphere is completely different from Shanghai city. If you want to relax yourself and learn some exquisite water town culture, Zhujiajiao is a good option.
Fangsheng Bridge, 70 meters long and 7.8 meters high, is the largest stone arch bridge. Standing on the bridge, tourists will get a charming view of a river and the houses on the banks of the river. In a word, it is the best place to enjoy water town view in Zhujiajiao.
Baoguo Temple, an important place to learn Buddhist culture in Zhujiajiao, was initially built in 1640 AD. Besides, there is a 20-meter-tall tree in the temple. It is said the tree is over 1000 years old.
There thousands of Chenghuang Temples in China. They were built to commemorate local heroes. The Chenghuang Temple in Zhujiajiao was built in 1763 AD. Not so many people know which hero the Zhujiajiao Chenghuang Temple was built for. However, lots of people visit the temple for its beautiful views.
With a history of around 50 years, Zhuxi Garden is one of the youngest gardens near Shanghai. But the views in the garden are as charming as other ancient gardens. The Chinese Zodiac Corner is a must-visit part in the garden. Statues of 12 lovely zodiac animals are welcoming you with their unique dance.
These four major attractions are recommended by our experienced tour guides. They will help you get the most authentic Zhujiajiao experience with their abundant knowledge on the water town.