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One-Day Excursion to Explore Wuzhen Water Town from Hangzhou

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As one of the six ancient towns in the south of the Yangtze River, Wuzhen has the reputation of “the last pillow in China”. The history of more than 7,000 years of civilization and the history of building towns in 1300 have also made Guzhen the first Chinese historical and cultural city. The whole town is divided into Xizha (western street) and Dongzha (eastern street) by a crisscrossing river. During the trip, you will have ample time to stroll on the brick road of this water town, taste the authentic food on the street, watch the neon and noisy exchanges in this picturesque place which will take you back to the ancient times.

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Your trip starts with a pickup at your Hangzhou downtown hotel or Hangzhou train stations. Then count on our comfortable vehicle with licensed driver who will help you with your luggage and take you to Wuzhen Water Town in about 1.5 hours' driving. The whole town is divided into Xizha (western street) and Dongzha (eastern street) by a crisscrossing river. You will visit Dongzha first which maintains the basic original layout. Taking a stroll around the streets of Dongzha, you can find out the original living status of the local people. There are different kinds of manual workshops. If you are interested in the working process of creating blue calico and Sanbai Liquor, you can not miss this place. Workshops like the Hongyuantai dye-house and Sanbai liquor workshop reflect the authentic life of the local people. What's more, Dongzha has many famed scenic spots, like the Former Residence of Mao Dun, Lizhi Academy, Qinggengyudu and Hanlin Mansion. These archaic buildings dating back to the Ming and Qing Dynasty are magnificent.

Duration: 3 hour

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In the afternoon, head to Xizha which is an ancient place now set aside for sightseeing. Xizha is located to the west street of Wuzhen Water Town, and here you can also witness many distinctive manual workshops and classical pavilions. it consists of 12 islands, which are connected by over 70 small bridges. You can take ample time to experience and enjoy the tranquil beauty and poetic flavor of Jiangnan water towns. Each store here has only one style and sells a single kind of commodity. After that, when night falls you can't miss the night tour in Xizha. With water alleys, ancient bridges and white walls illuminated by lights, the building of the ancient town has already been replaced with a gorgeous shining dress. Boarding an ancient bridge, the most beautiful night view of Wuzhen is also present. After appreciating the night scene, escort you to catch your train or back to your downtown hotel.

Duration: 4 hour