Zhu Jiajiao Ancient Town
Zhujiajiao is located in the southwest part of Qingpu District, Shanghai, known
as a "Pearl of the south of the Yangtze River" embedded beside Dianshan
The core area of the ancient town is 3.08 square kilometers. During the song
and Yuan Dynasties, people started country fairs in this area. Later a town
was officially established during Wanli period of the Ming Dynasty. From the
late Qing Dynasty to the Republic of China Period, it had become a famous commercial
The water network and streets in the town are well preserved, presenting the
ancient and simple lifestyle of "small bridges, flowing water and old houses".
The remaining ancient buildings and houses include Kezhi Garden, City God Temple,
Yuanjin Buddhist Temple, Fangsheng Bridge, and Post Office of Qing Dynasty.
In 2007, it was selected into the third batch of famous Chinese historical
and cultural towns. Today, Zhujiajiao is rejuvenated and has become a unique
scenic spot for tourism in Shanghai.