Videos about water town, China

A day in XiTang 喜糖, ZheJiang Province

XiTang lies not far from ShangHai.

It is a water town that through which nine rivers flow. In the ancient part of the town, the houses sit alongside the banks of beautiful canals ...


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The beautiful ZhuJiaJiao 朱家角 Water Town, ShangHai

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Wonderful WuZhen 乌镇

This beautiful water town, often referred to as 'the Venice of the East', lies in the ancient Kingdom of Wu, between ShangHai, SuZhou and HangZhou, in ZheJiang province, east China.

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ZhouZhuang water town 周庄

Beautiful ZhouZhuang lies in JiangSu province, about 30 km southeast of Suzhou.

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East Lake 东湖, ShaoXing 绍兴, ZheJiang province

ShàoXīng is a water-town not far from HangZhou.

The East Lake is situated six kilometers (four miles) to the east of the historic ShaoXing city. The exquisite crescent-shaped lake is hemmed in by a hill formed of bluestone, a material widely used in building houses, bridges and roads. Stoneworkers have quarried from this hill since the Han Dynasty (206 BC-220 AD) and over time the hill became hollowed out, leaving only steep cliffs, a deep pool and a number of grottoes. During the Qing Dynasty (1644 - 1911 AD), the lake was beautified with diverse bridges, pavilions and willow trees.

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Bonus film - peach tree orchard in ShaoXing ...

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ShaoXing 绍兴, ZheJiang province

SuZhou 苏州 scenes

JiangSu province.

The beautiful ancient water town of WuZhen 乌镇

WuZhen, 乌镇, lies not far from ShangHai, where this film starts, and also HangZhou and SuZhou, in ZheJiang province (on the east coast, south of ShangHai)).

A glimpse of FengHuang 凤凰, HuNan province ...

1 minute in Phoenix ancient water town ...

The beautiful water-town of WuZhen 乌镇

This ancient town lies south of ShangHai in ZheJiang province. A great film by Sticker Travel ...

FengHuang 凤凰 ancient town, and ZhangJiaJie 张家界 national forest park

HuNan province. FengHuang is an ancient water town based on a river. The WuLingYuan scenic area within ZhangJiaJie is also a nature reserve. Both are UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

An evening boat ride in SuZhou 苏州 water town

About 90km west of ShangHai in JiangSu province.

ZhouZhuang 周庄 water town

JiangSu province. Near SuZhou; not far from Shanghai. Along the HangZhou to Beijing ancient Grand Canal (still the world's longest, by far).

Scenes from ZhouZhuang 周庄 (2)

ZheJiang province

Scenes from ZhouZhuang 周庄

ZhouZhuang lies around 30 kilometers south-east from SuZhou in JiangSu province.

A trip to scenic XiTang 西塘, ZheJiang province

XīTang is a picturesque, ancient water-town in JiaShan County, ZheJiang province; within the flat-lands of the YangTse River delta. Its history dates back to at least the Spring and Autumn Period when it was located at the border of the ancient states of Yue and Wu. XiTang is crisscrossed by nine rivers and many canals, linked by a multitude of distinct stone bridges. In the older parts of town, the buildings are set along the banks of the canals, which serve as the main transportation thoroughfares. The town has maintained a tranquil ambiance and scenic beauty, making it a popular tourist attraction and has been frequently depicted in traditional Chinese landscape painting. In XiTang, there are well-preserved groups of buildings from the Ming dynasty (1368-1644) and the Qing dynasty (1644-1911). XiTang also contains numerous antique residences and temples, such as the Temple of the Seven Masters and a 1,200 meter canal-side, tiled-roof long-corridor. Other places of interest include : XiYuan Garden, with trees and plants, lakes and bridges, pavilions and fountains all harmoniously integrated. Xue's House, which is a typical wooden courtyard of the rich merchant from this region during the later Qing dynasty. WangXian Bridge, which was constructed during the Song dynasty, more than a thousand years ago. XiTang can be explored on a day-trip from Shanghai or HangZhou. From Shanghai, the journey takes around 1:45 hours by coach. Alternatively, one can first take a train or bus to JiaShan, from where there is a bus leaving for XiTang every 10 minutes, a distance of around ten kilometers. One might choose to stay overnight in XiTang or JiaShan to take in the evening or early morning ambiance.

The old town of LiJiang 丽江, YunNan province

LiJiang has a history of more than 800 years. The old town, with its picturesque streams and bridges, traditional architecture and cobbled streets, is a UNESCO World Heritage site. The second film shows the 'Black Dragon Pool'.

WuZhen 乌镇 water town

WuZhen is an ancient water town. It can be easily reached by bus or train from SuZhou or HangZhou. It is famous for its blue-dyed fabric.

A walk through ZhuJiaJiao 朱家角 water town

ZhūJiāJiǎo is an ancient water town now situated in the outskirt of ShangHai municipality. The town has 36 beautiful bridges dating from the Ming and Qing dynasties.

A trip to TongLi 同理, SuZhou

A water town in north-east JiangSu province, not far from Shanghai. SuZhou Old Town is famous for its gardens as well as canals. The classical gardens are on the UNESCO World Heritage Site list.

LuZhi 甪直 water town, JiangSu province

LuZhi, also known as PuLi 甫里, lies about 15km east of SuZhou. A town with scenery similar to ZhouZhuang, though smaller and quieter, with many varied ancient bridges and other attractions.

A tour of SuZhou 苏州, JiangSu province - video

SuZhou, an exquisite water town, lies on the banks of the YangTse river and next to TaiHu lake. SuZhou is 45 minutes from Shanghai by train. This film includes the classical gardens and the SuZhou Art Museum.

TongLi 同理 canal boat ride, JiangSu province

TongLi is one of several towns on the outskirts of Suzhou that are based around water - canals and lakes, islands and bridges. Located on the eastern shore of Taihu Lake, just 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Suzhou City, Tongli is 63 square kilometers (24 square miles) in area and has a population of about 35,000.

ZhouZhuang 周庄, JiangSu province

Possibly the oldest canal-based 'water town' in China. A popular tourist destination, so it is best to visit on a weekday. It is 60 kilometers from ShangHai.

SuZhou 苏州 water town - Travelogue

Located not far from ShangHai, on China's Grand Canal, SuZhou blossomed during the Ming Dynasty and is also famed for its gardens.

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