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wuzhenWuZhen, located in the north of ZheJiang province, is embraced by the beijing-hangzhou grand canal with rivers and canals crisscrossing the whole town. For hundreds of years, its residents have been building houses along the rivers and trading near the bridges. The ancient docks, waterside pavilions, and corridors stretch out for miles and erect a romantic atmosphere that is typical to jiang nan water towns. Wu zhen boasts its prosperous past and simple lifestyle. Tongxiang’s unique folk custom, such as boxing boat, hua gu opera with local character, shadow play and gathering pilgrim, show the rich tradition of the locality! WuZhen is famous for its natural beauty and many talented people in history. Since the south dynasty when the prince of liang kingdom-zhao ming once studied here, such literary master as mao dun had left many cultural relics here. If boating around the water network, or lingering in the lanes one can always feel the serenity, peacefulness, and subtle beauty of the jiang nan water town.

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