Wuzhen Water Town Experience
One-Day Excursion to Wuzhen Water Town from Hangzhou
In the morning, our guide will pick you up at your own booked hotel in downtown Hangzhou and accompany you to Wuzhen Water Town in about 1.5 hours' driving. Your private Wuzhen tour will begin with the Hundred-Bed Museum, which exhibits nearly 30 ancient wooden beds. You can see luxurious beds of wealthy clans, which have ingenious designs and exquisite carvings, as well as the austere beds of common people.
Afterwards, we will move on to the Sanbai Wine Workshop. You can not only admire the architectural style of this ancient wine workshop, but also have a taste of the local Sanbai Wine which is brewed in a traditional way. Then you will be guided to the Blue Printed Flower Fabric Workshop to see how to make the well-known exquisite fabric with ancient crafts.After that, our guide will accompany you to enjoy the Shadow Play. It is a folk play telling stories and legends by manipulating paper-cut figures and animals between the light and a white screen. Lunch will be at your own expense. In the afternoon, you are free to explore Wuzhen Water Town by yourself. At the appointed time, we will drive you back to your hotel in Hangzhou.
Afterwards, we will move on to the Sanbai Wine Workshop. You can not only admire the architectural style of this ancient wine workshop, but also have a taste of the local Sanbai Wine which is brewed in a traditional way. Then you will be guided to the Blue Printed Flower Fabric Workshop to see how to make the well-known exquisite fabric with ancient crafts.
Wuzhen Water Town
Time-honored stores in the ancient town
Wuzhen Water TownWuzhen, an ancient water town in Zhejiang Province of China, is an ideal destination for a 1-day tour from Hangzhou. With a history of over 6,000 years, this ancient town features old houses lining up along the river and flagstone lanes as well as flowing water and stone bridges. Rambling along the stone paths of the water town, appreciating the buildings with elegant and simple architectural style, enjoying the delicious specialty in the snack street and experiencing the local customs and practices, you will be completely enchanted by the particular charm of the water town.
Wuzhen mainly consists of four parts - Dongzha, Nanzha, Xizha, and Beizha. Dongzha and Xizha are more popular than Nanzha and Beizha. Xizha is located to the west street of Wuzhen Water Town, and you can see many distinctive manual workshops, classical pavilions and shops there. It also possesses a large number of bridges, and a total of twelve islets linked by more than 70 small bridges. Compared to Xizha, Dongzha is enveloped by thick atmosphere of history and culture. It is smaller, but attracts more tourists for daily activities of local people can be experienced there. Aside from the beautiful natural landscape, the unique houses' exquisite stone and wood carvings on doors and windows in Dongzha are worth seeing as well. Paying a visit to the Hundred-Bed Museum and watching the Shadow Play will add more value to your one-day Hangzhou-Wuzhen tour.
A glimpse of Wuzhen Water Town in the silence of the morning
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- Prices are per person in US Dollars.
- Private English-speaking guide
- Private driver & air-conditioned vehicle
- Entrance fees to tourist sites
- Hotel accommodation with breakfasts
- Lunches and dinners
- Tips or gratuities for guide and driver
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