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Wuzhen Water Village Sunset Tour with Riverside Dining Experience from Hangzhou

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Stop At: Wuzhen Water Town, No.18 South Shifo Road Wuzhen Town, Tongxiang 314501 China

Get picked up at your hotel lobby around 14:30pm and drive to Wuzhen Water Village (West Scenic Area), which boasts charmingly architectures, crisscross rivers and canal, cherished history, and elegant scenery. Hop in an air-conditioned private vehicle.

Upon arrival on Wuzhen water town, you will walk cross Xizha Street with your guide. The first stop is

Indigo Fabric Workshop, it is a large, environmentally-friendly, print and dye workshop with an area of 2500m2. Paved with green bricks, the cloth-drying space is filled with tall poles and terraced cloth frames. In addition to using bluegrass as dye for fabric, the dyehouse also employs its unique color roasting technique which can reproduce bright colors from plants belonging to the local flora, such as tea, mulberry bark and tallow leaves... Patterned indigo cloth is an ideal souvenir for tourists.

Next, pay a visit to the Wedding Museum, the Wedding Museum is the first museum to display the act of marriage as it was historically conducted in this area. This hall, a two-storied complex of four entrances and four courts, consists of the front hall, the wedding hall, the meeting hall, the sedan hall, the worship hall, the colored pavilion, the bridal chamber and the back garden. In these rooms the dowry, decorations, tools, furniture, costumes, jewelry, wedding boats, and musical instruments used during marriage are on display.

Continuing your tour to Chinese Footbinding Culture Museum. Footbinding was a controversial custom that existed for over a thousand years. At the Museum of Footbinding in Wuzhen a comprehensive display of artifacts and photographs describe the painful pursuit of the "three-inch lotus", a euphemism for the bound foot, in ancient Wuzhen as well as the rest of China. In terms of the range and organization of the exhibits, this museum can be regarded as the most authoritative in the world.

Then, you will visit Wuzhen Water Market. The Market on the Water in Wuzhen West Scenic Zone has an area of about 3,400 m2 and is divided in two by Zhan Bridge. The riverside denizens could call out to passing boats, and they would row up to the house with fresh vegetables for sale, much to the delight of local people then and now.

After visiting the highlight attractions, sit down the riveside to enjoy the sunset view of water village. you will enjoy dinner at a local riverside restaurant before making your way back to your vehicle. Dinner is included in the tour, you have a chance to try authentic local food.

Drive you back to your hotel in Hangzhou or the Hangzhou train station and your tour ends.

Duration: 4 hours
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Pick up service can be arranged at your Hangzhou downtown hotel or Hangzhou train station.
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Hotel and railway station pickup and drop-off in Hangzhou downtown
  • Bottled water
  • Professional English-speaking guide
  • Air-conditioned private vehicle
  • Private city transfer
  • Dinner
  • Entry/Admission - Wuzhen Water Town
  • Optional activities
  • Personal expense
  • Gratuities
  • Boat Ride
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Please provide round-trip train itinerary in "special requirement" block if pickup from Hangzhou Train Station is required
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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