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Address: Xitang Town, Jiashan County 314100, China
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Phone Number: 314100
08:30 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 08:30 - 17:00

A small ancient town on water that still preserves its original look.

A small ancient town on water that still preserves its original look.

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it's an old china town

you can see the old china town here, the building, the roof and also the street. the food is traditional and the warm welcoming from the seller. it's also colder than Shanghai

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 November 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

you can see the old china town here, the building, the roof and also the street. the food is traditional and the warm welcoming from the seller. it's also colder than Shanghai

Thank Freddy S
Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Here is a well preserved (for China) village surrounding a network of canals and waterways with a wonderfully Chinese mixture of shops from fish pedicures to traditional Chinese clothes, to food (there are LOADS of restaurants, bars, snack places to eat and drink) to small hotels and lodges. It must be popular as on a mid week day with sight... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is a feedback I wrote to ChinaTravel based on the tour to Xitang that we had just engagedl on the 14th Oct 2016. The tour was a present for my 2 special visitors who came to pay me a surprise visit to Shanghai. Dear Sir, I am very dissatisfied and unhappy with the overall experience. I booked this tour... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

We've been there in may and it was disappointing.Pics look great but instead a water town we found a "water shop". Crowded, noisy, full of stores of chinese trinkets. We know it's not easy to find a quiet place in China, but it was extremely annoying. The experience would be lovely without all this things. Be aware and work your... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

this is a beautiful old village we visited at night. great for photography. taxi from Jiashan to there costs 50rmb.

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Taizhou, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

Xitang Town, located in Jiaxing, Zhejiang province, is a well-known cultural and historical ancient town at home and abroad, covers an area of 83 square kilometres. Most of the foreigners have been visited here and they will call this place "Venice of the East"

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

My partner and I have never visited somewhere so random in all of our lives! Culturally it is an amazing place rich in history! However by night it transforms into a crazy party place for middles aged Chinese! We were amazed by it! A true gem and well worth a visit!!!

Thank arrhayes88
Penang Island, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Xitang Ancient town is one of 6 scenic ancient towns in Southern China. Xitang is located in Jiashan County of Zhejiang Province in China. Xitang is located approximately 90 km from Shanghai, 80 km from Suzhou and 100km from Hangzhou. It is easily accessible from these cities by bus or train. There are about 104 varied bridges arching over canals,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

Also: This is the place where Tom Cruise were in Mission Impossible 3. China's Venice with a lot of markets an coffee shops. You can buy food, have a beer or just take a photo next to the water. Some places can seem expensive compare to other parts of China (e.g. 50 RMB for a coffee). You will need to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

Excellent Ancient Water Town I eve visited. Very pleasant to take a boat along the river with streets and ancient style buildings surrounded. There are lots of bridges. Tons of small business along the streets selling almost everything. On one of the streets there are bars with loud music all over the place (probably 50 bars) (only open at night).

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