Nanxun Water Town shares the typical features of other southern water towns: arched bridges, canals, narrow lanes, and old houses. Silk was the product which brought enormous fortune to merchants in the town. If you're longing for the magic of ancient China, take a trip to Nanxun water town back in time from Hangzhou on this private one day tour.
Duration: 6-8 Hours
Nanxun Water Town
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Your Nanxun Water Town tour begins with pick up from your Hangzhou hotel or the Hangzhou Train Station by our Hangzhou local tour guide and driver. It takes around 1.5 hours drive from Hangzhou to Nanxun Water Town for one way.
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Entering Nanxun, first attraction you will visit is the Little Lotus Garden, founded in 1885, it is said that it was the private garden of Liu Liansuo, the richest man of the Qing Dynasty. The lotus blooms from July to August every year, which is the best time to visit.
Then, you will visit the Former Residence of Zhang Shiming. This building is a collection of traditional Nanxun and European style buildings, with a building area of 6500 square meters, which is full of extremely exquisite sculptures, known as "the first house in the south of the Yangtze River".
Next, you will visit the Former Residence of the Liu, Like Zhang Shiming, Liu is one of the four richest people in Nanxun. It was built in 1908, and mixed late Qing style with western style architecture. You can definitely feel how rich he was with gorgeous buildings.
Have a simple lunch at the local restaurant. (On your own expense)
After lunch, pay a visit to the Baijian Lou (Mansion of One Hundred Rooms). This is a perfect place to see the well-preserved traditional residential buildings.They are not restored and have kept their ancient and local charm. The Chinese old town lifestyle still exists there and can be seen along the canal by small numbers of tourists.
Leave here before, the guide will takes you to do a 20 minutes boat ride along the grand cannal to appreciate the beauty of it.
After the boat ride and take a walk around the town.Then, you will be transferred to your hotel in Hangzhou or Hangzhou train station.
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