Zhou Zhuang is one of the loveliest watertown daytrips from Shanghai. It has magical narrow canals with atmospheric old Chinese houses and ancient temples. But what’s a place without the people? Though there’s no doubt Zhou Zhuang has become commercialized as "China’s number 1 watertown" for some it still is a place to live and for others – a place to work or a place to display their arts and crafts.
To wrap up the visit to Zhou Zhuang, here are random captures of the local people of Zhou Zhuang.
If you’re in the Shanghai area and want a watertown day trip, make it this one.