Walk in Shanghai – Zhujiajiao Ancient Town
Zhujiajiao (朱家角) is an ancient town located in the Qingpu District of Shanghai.
It is a water town on the outskirts of Shanghai, and was established about 1,700 years ago. Archaeological findings dating back 5,000 years have also been found. 36 stone bridges and numerous rivers line Zhujiajiao, and many ancient buildings still line the riverbanks today.
Zhujiajiao has many sights of historic interest, such as Fangsheng Bridge, Kezhi Garden and the Yuanjin Buddhist Temple.
The ancient town is close to Dianshan Lake, with its river running through it, and the ancient town’s architecture is the Jiangnan water town style of the Ming and Qing dynasties.
Strolling along the green stone roads of the ancient town, you can feel the quietness of the water town.