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About Tongxiang

Tongxiang (桐乡) is in northern Zhejiang Province in the Hangjiahu (杭嘉湖) Plain hinterland at the intersection of Shanghai, Hangzhou, and Suzhou. Tongxiang has a flat terrain, many rivers, and a first-rate natural environment. The historically and culturally renowned town of Wuzhen (乌镇) is in Tongxiang. The residences along the streets of Wuzhen date primarily from the Qing era and are well preserved. Also in Tongxiang are the Former Residence of Mao Dun, the Luojiajiao (罗家角) archaeological site, and other Major Historical and Cultural Sites Protected at the National Level.

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Wuzhen Water Town
12,998 Reviews
Ancient Settlement
Wuzhen is an ancient town with over 1300 years of history. It was the filming location for the popular television drama Si Shui Nianhua starring Huang Lei and Liu Ruoying. The town is full of classic bridges, canals, and many elegant residences in the Jiangnan style particular to the region south of the Yangtze River. Here, a rich variety of culinary specialties abounds in a laid-back setting. This is a prime location for experiencing classic Jiangnan water scenery. Today, Wuzhen has two major scenic areas: East Gate and West Gate, where you can soak in the small-town atmosphere and sample local snacks like stinky tofu, “victory cake” (dingsheng bing), or “sister-in-law cake” (gusao bing). You can visit the historic Zhaoming Library or old post office. Of course, you have to see the town from one of the traditional canal boats, and you can't miss seeing the night-time beauty of West Gate.
Fengming Park
54 Reviews
City Park
Fengming Park is named after a "Fengming Pagoda" constructed during the Ming Dynasty. The beautiful legend has given the mysterious color of Fengming Park. Fengming Park adopts natural garden layout techniques, including Fengming Pagoda, man made lake, rockery, Fengming Academy and other scenic locations. The park is filled with different flowers and trees, and they have also paved the road around the lake, which has turned into a leisure and exercise for people. It is a good place to visit.
West Gate
6,631 Reviews
Ancient Settlement
More refined and tranquil than East Gate, West Gate contains the essence of Wuzhen. Here, elegant old buildings stand next to the water, creating the classic scenery of a Jiangnan water town with its small bridges and canals. The cafes and small shops dotting its streets and lanes are infused with a cultural and artistic sensibility. A night-time cruise of West Gate on a canal boat is highly recommended. Viewing the Jiangnan water scene in lantern light with the soft sound of the oar in the water is especially enchanting and will keep you enthralled.
Tongxiang Museum
73 Reviews
The Tongxiang Museum is situated at No. 399 Huanyuan Road, Tongxiang City. It is a double-curved contemporary building with one floor underground and three floors above. It looks similar to a silkworm cocoon and a footprint. The cocoon expresses the reputation of the "hometown of sericulture" and "city of silk" of Tongxiang. The footprint means that wish more people to step into the museum and see the magical land of Tongxiang, which has an ancient history and deep knowledge.

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