Famous Water Towns to Visit in China

Famous Water Towns To Visit In China

These Ancient Chinese Water Towns are often referred to as the Venice of the East. Many of these villages are built around a canal system. that haven’t changed for hundreds of years.

You can easily visit some of these towns as a day’s excursion from Shanghai.

Famous Water Towns to Visit in China

Luzhi is located in the Wuzhong District, 18 km east of Suzhou in Jiangsu Province

Famous Water Towns to Visit in China

Zhouzhuang Water Town

Famous Water Towns to Visit in China

Zhouzhuang Water Town Located between Shanghai and Suzhou, Zhouzhuang is a famous ancient town of Kunshan City, Jiangsu Province

Famous Water Towns to Visit in China

Tongli Water Town – Divided into seven islands, intersected by 15 canals

Famous Water Towns to Visit in China

Suzhou, Jiangsu Province

Famous Water Towns to Visit in China

Zhujiajiao, Qingpu District of Shanghai – With a history of over 1,700 years, Zhujiajiao is one of the most well preserved ancient towns in the Shanghai area

Famous Water Towns to Visit in China

Wuzen, Zhejiang Province is a famous ancient water town with a history of two thousand years

Famous Water Towns to Visit in China

Suzhou Built in 514 BC, this is an ancient city with over 2,500 years of history

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9 thoughts on “Famous Water Towns to Visit in China

  1. Adrienne

    wow you have really blown me away with these simply stunning photos of old China. I have never even had an interest in seeing it but I had no idea that such places even existed. Your photography is beautiful
    cheers

  2. Wandering Soul

    lovely , never-seen-before pics. like the others i had alos never seen this side of china.
    a few pics reminded me of the Damdoen Saduak Market of Bangkok, and the backwaters of Kerala. but this is an entire town. they say when you write about travel, try and explore the city like never before… you did exactly that.

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