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Very nice

Small area navigated by boat. Very old town. Very attractive ancient Chinese city. Well worth... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
TAMAN1951
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Liberty Lake, Washington
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Not yet over crowded

Nice snack/shops walk along the river. You can take a boat for a quick 20minutes-ride at 150rmb for... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2018
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Sanya, China
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Reviewed 5 August 2015

there are many water towns in the Shanghai area that are accessible by train or bus. This one located between Shanghai and Suzhou provides a great photographic experience for those who do not want lots of people or advertisements in your pictures. Supposedly this is...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Small area navigated by boat. Very old town. Very attractive ancient Chinese city. Well worth a visit here if you go to Suzhou. Loved it.

Thank TAMAN1951
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

Nice snack/shops walk along the river. You can take a boat for a quick 20minutes-ride at 150rmb for 4 people. The lady sang a little bit for 1minute... still funny to experiment. Some shocking stuffs though...the turtles trapped in plastic boxes, painted in super heroes’...More

Thank sabinesanya
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Our visit to the Luzhi Ancient Town was nice since we liked the way the boats went around the canal. The town is actually full of small bridges and dozens of ancient bridges, which is quite a nice feature. Though depending upon what time you...More

1  Thank PushExplore
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Less than an hour from Suzhou and worth a trip once you’ve done the main sights. Small but quite pretty and more real water town, as people actually live there. Even though it was Dragonboat holiday and free of charge (apart from two buildings including...More

Thank Synthomer
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

I wouldn’t expect “oriental Venice” could be such decent place. It was nice and somewhat clean. Lots of stores for shopping if you are into it. However, for ppl who is not a big fan of shopping but photo shooting instead. This is definitely a...More

Thank Claire W
Reviewed 4 March 2018

From Shanghai station take the high speed train, then the #5 suburban bus for taste of local transport. This takes you through the estates along the way to Luzhi, a little more explorative and will cost you 3Y. Takes you direct to the front entrance....More

Thank Paul480
Reviewed 9 June 2017

If you are looking for some authentic Chinese craftsmanship it can be found here if you look for it. Not just your "run of the mill" souvenir stuff. One of the oldest family own restaurants that serve "squirrel fish" (that's the name) is really awesome....More

Thank bigowl300
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Wonderful experience walking through this Ancient Town, with many local merchandises, silk works, and there is canal that runs along the whole town. It was clean and not many tourists yet when we were there.

Thank Jtan8992
Reviewed 9 November 2016

This was interesting place to visit. You can see a small bit of old Chna there. Quite convient location.

Thank JLainpelto
Reviewed 8 July 2016

LUZHI WATER TOWN Luzhi Water Town, better known as Venice of China is a 2500 years old water town 20 km south of Suzhou city, mostly found in its old traditional form. Conscious attempts have been made to keep its originality and antiquity. The old...More

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