A FAMOUS HISTORICA TWON SOUTH OF THE YANGTZE RIVER
"With a natural scenery of little bridges spanning bubbling streams
and there are the original Ming Qing Dynasty streets", Zhujiajiao,
where market had already formed during the Song and Yuan Dynasty, was
officially set up as a town during Emperor Wanli`s reign of the Ming Dynasty,
Another name for Zhujiajio is Pearl Streets Pavilion and has also been
given a nice name, the Peal Stream, The town occupies an area of 47 sq.km.
It is crisscrossed by rivers and canals, with 9 long streets running along
the rivers and thousand of buildings of Ming and Qing Dynasty architecture
flanking both sides. There are 36 ancient stone bridges, among these there`s
a first 5stone-arched brige in shanghai called "Fangsheng Brige"
or "Setting-free Bridge". There are prosperous long streets
and zigzagging lanes. Among these , Great North Street boasts "a
mile-long road with a thousand shops", KeZhi Garden is representative
of the architecture of rich families in south of Yangtze River,the Memorial
Hall of Wang Chang one of the "Seven Scholars" of the Qing Dynasty,
No 1 Tea House is very famous in south of the Yangtze River. The ancient
streets paved with stone slabs, deep and quiet alleyways, arched stone
bridges, little creaking boats all express the beauty of water in the
ancient town of Zhujiajiao The antiquity of the bridges, the rareness
of the streets and the seclusion of the alleyways all present you a scene
of "boats sailing on the water and people touring in painting".
The traditional special native produce are rose-flavored fermented bean
curd, fried gluten, dark-rice zongzi dumpling, meat wrapped in leaves,
roast soybeans, wood carving knit ware, stone carving, roast soy beans,
and pork meat zongzi. In autumn, people can have taste of the fresh water
crabs form Dianshan Lake.