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Things recommended to get a full view of Zhouzhuang

Updated: Jan 14, 2019 chinadaily.com.cn Print
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Zhouzhuang, a renowned water town in East China's Jiangsu province, is noted for its profound history, elegant waterways and well-preserved architectures. In a bid to get a full picture of Zhouzhuang, visitors are highly recommended to do the following things:

Tour the town on boat

Visitors are advised go sightseeing aboard a traditional boat to tour the whole town, during which they could enjoy elegant waterway views as well as ancient bridges passing by, including Fu’an Bridge, Taiping Bridge as well as the Twins Bridge

A captivating water view of Zhouzhuang, East China's Jiangsu province. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

Enjoy New Year celebrations

As one of China's oldest and most famous water towns, Zhouzhuang is not only a treasure trove of ancient courtyard houses and beautiful water views, but also of some vibrant, unique, and sometimes downright wacky cultural traditions that go back centuries. Visitors to the water town, are still able to enjoy some old Chinese New Year celebrations including whipping the spring ox and welcoming the God of Wealth.

People touch the spring ox, wishing for good luck in Zhouzhuang, East China's Jiangsu province. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]
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