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Zhujiajiao Ancient Town

Zhujiajiao Ancient Town

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Zhujiajiao is an ancient town located in the Qingpu District of Shanghai. The population of Zhujiajiao is 60,000.

Zhujiajiao is a water village on the outskirts of Shanghai, and was formed about 1,700 years ago. Archaeological findings dating back 5,000 years have also been found. 36 stone bridges and numerous rivers line Zhujiajiao, and thousands of ancient buildings still line the riverbanks today. Many centuries-old stone buildings are home to residents today, as they were for many dynasties in the past.

Zhujiajiao Ancient Town

Local villagers at Zhujiajiao

The village prospered through clothing and rice businesses. Till today, old historical buildings such as rice shops, banks, spice stores and even a Qing dynasty post office can still be found.

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