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Huzhou Nanxun Old Town, Huzhou

4.2
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Must see · Historic Walking Area · Tourist Spot
A chance to travel back in time, Huzhou Nanxun Old Town features many well-preserved houses and gardens dating back several centuries. The town spreads along both sides of a water canal and represents a combination of Eastern and Western architecture. Many of the old residences situated here now operate as converted restaurants and souvenir shops, where you can take a break and enjoy the authentic surrounding. Boat rides are available for tourists interested in appreciating the architecture from a different perspective. Put Huzhou Nanxun Old Town on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Huzhou travel itinerary planner.
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  • The authentic and tranquil water village that has managed to retain its original features and traditional culture. I have always been fascinated by ancient buildings and history. I did enjoy a...  more »
  • We visited Nanxun Watertown, taking a train from Hangzhou and then 1 hour cab from train station. It probably less hassle if we could get a driver from Hangzhou but we didn’t know anyone so decided...  more »
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  • If you are looking for a short trip to see the old China from Shanghai, then this is a good place. Very touristy though. Disappointed on the restaurant we went. Quite expensive and food is bad.
  • Compared to Wuzhen I enjoyed this water town much more. More authentic feeling, less Chinese tourists and better prices. The town outside though is quite nasty though, especially near the bus station so be prepared.

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