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Captivating Nanjing Historical and Cultural Day Tour including Qinhuai River Cruise
"Your guide will pick you up at your hotel in Nanjing downtown at 8:00 am and transfer to visit the Chaotian Gong also called the “Heaven Palace”. The buildings of Chaotian Gong today were constructed in the nineteenth century and now a museum. This museum holds an interesting collection that includes fragments of the porcelain pagoda the 15-century Ming Dynasty monument destroyed in the course of the Taiping Rebellion.Then you to visit the Zhonghua Gate meaning ""Chinese Gate"" in Mandarin. It is the south gate of Nanjing City and a precious cultural relic. Zhonghua Gate has the double distinction of being the biggest castle-style city gate in China and a structural element that is believed to be one of delicate structure and advanced construction techniques. It is an important symbol for China's military history as well as architectural traditions.Following the visit of the Zhonghua Gate you will enjoy lunch at a local restaurant and try some traditional dishes from Nanjing. After lunch you will visit the Nanjing Confucius Temple
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Nanjing Sightseeing Day Trip from Shanghai by Train
"Make your own way to Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station for your train to Nanjing.Your round-trip train tickets will be purchased and delivered to your hotel in Shanghai downtown a day before the tour.When you arrive at Nanjing meet your guide at Nanjing Railway Station and be transferred to the Chaotian Gong also known as Heaven Palace. The buildings which can be seen today at the Chaotian Gong were actually constructed in the nineteenth century and now house a museum. This museum holds an interesting collection which includes fragments of the porcelain pagoda the fifteenth century Ming Dynasty monument which was destroyed in the Taiping Rebellion.Then visit the Zhonghua Gate the southern gate of Nanjing City. A precious cultural relic
From $213.00
 
Nanjing Sightseeing Day Trip from Shanghai by Train
"Make your own way to Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station for your train to Nanjing.Your round-trip train tickets will be purchased and delivered to your hotel in Shanghai downtown a day before the tour.When you arrive at Nanjing meet your guide at Nanjing Railway Station and be transferred to the Chaotian Gong also known as Heaven Palace. The buildings which can be seen today at the Chaotian Gong were actually constructed in the nineteenth century and now house a museum. This museum holds an interesting collection which includes fragments of the porcelain pagoda the fifteenth century Ming Dynasty monument which was destroyed in the Taiping Rebellion.Then visit the Zhonghua Gate the southern gate of Nanjing City. A precious cultural relic
From $213.00

More Off The Beaten Path in Zhouzhuang

Zhouzhuang school

There is a school at Zhouzhuang near to the entrance to the ancient town. Instead of turning left when you see the first canal, turn right instead and you can see the school. You can sit outside the...
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Oct 29, 2004

Lake surrounding the town

One of the main reasons why Zhouzhuang was so isolated until recently is because it is protected by a huge lake. Unfotunately, I cannot remember the name of this lake, but it is impressive under the...
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victorwkf
Oct 11, 2004

Fish farms

You will notice that the waterways and lake outside the ancient water town of Zhouzhuang consist of many fish farms. In fact, these waters are rich in fishes, crabs, prawns, clams etc and you can try...
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Oct 11, 2004

Tall pagoda

If you noticed, there is a tall pagoda in Zhouzhuang and you can visit it if you have the time. I could not find my way to the pagoda but perhaps you have better luck. I am sure the view from up there...
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victorwkf
Oct 11, 2004

Chinese old "car" - Jiao Zi

This would be another funny "trip". In the old time, only rich people can afford such transportation. It is called "jiao zi". It is carried by two people - one in the front and one in the back. Hmmm,...
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simcard
Jun 28, 2003

Fishing Trip

Since there are so many waters around this little village, there are also a lot of fishmen here. They have their boats going out to big lakes doing fishing. You can of course pay to go with them for a...
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Nov 07, 2002
 
 
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What is That?

This was certainly something that drew our attention. My friends and I had no idea at all at the first sight of what it could be. And soon we found out it was an ancient machine that can pump water...
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Nov 07, 2002

Garden

There is a very nice garden at the south western end of the ancient town near to the big lake where you can sit down and relax while admiring the beautiful scenery and enjoy the cool breeze.
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Oct 29, 2004

Zhouzhuang's town gate

When you enter the main town of Zhouzhuang, you will come across an impressive gateway to welcome you.
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Oct 11, 2004

Explore the town

There is a town of Zhouzhuang immediately outside the ancient water town worth exploring to see the local way of life. The town is small and easy to move around.
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Oct 11, 2004

Chess Museum Again

Actually I forgot to mention in my last tip that the chess museum also has a small exhibition of Chinese money in different times in the past. It is very interesting!
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Nov 07, 2002

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"Bridges, Water, Boats...."
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"Zhouzhuang - How To Appreciate This Water Town?"
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"Zhouzhuang - Venice of the Orient"
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"The acient town on the river"
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"Zhouzhuang"
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