Wuzhen is one of the most famous water towns in China and the town is known as the "Venice of the East". It has more than 3000 years of rich history which makes Wuzhen even more special. On this one day Wuzhen tour you will get to see the local's daily lifestyle, fascinating museums, unique architecture and much more...
Pick you up at your hotel lobby or Hangzhou train station and drive to Wuzhen (1 hour). You will hop in a comfortable air-conditioned private vehicle and start exploring the ancient town.
Upon arrival in the water town, first, visit the Jiangnan Hundred Beds Museum: the first museum in China to collect and exhibit ancient beds of the Jiangnan region. With exquisite design and workmanship, these are more than items of furniture, but excellently-preserved examples of Chinese folk art.
Next, pay a visit to the Folk Custom Show Room. This museum displays artifacts used in festivals and celebrations by local people over the centuries.
Move on to Sanbai Wine Workshop, one of the most famous distilleries in Jiangnan area, dating back to the Ming Dynasty. Sanbai wine is a pure liquor, which made of flour, water and rice. Here you will have a chance to witness how it is brewed and sample one cup of one of the world/s finest rice wines for free.
Continue your tour to Indigo Fabric Workshop, Wuzhen is one of its original manufacturing places. It was first founded in Wuzhen during the 13th century. You can have a look at the production base and distribution center of indigo cloth. Visitors may operate the machines to get an idea of how the original work was carried out over 200 years ago.
Then visit the Former Residence of Mao Dun, a well-known Chinese revolutionary writer. It was the Mao family home for many generations and witnessed the growth of this great revolutionist and writer. In 1988, it was listed as one of the Key State Preserved Relic Units and in 1994 was renamed the Mao Dun Museum of the City of Tongxiang.
Free on your own for a while at the water town. Then you will be taken back to Hangzhou.
After a long day sightseeing, you will be provided an authentic Chinese foot massage, which has been practiced in China since the 4th century BC.
Drive back to your hotel or the Hangzhou train station.
Please don't forget to add your full name for the name sign and train details/ hotel address for a pickup and drop off.
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