Admission Fees Daytime Ticket: CNY 100 (for entry to the town and seeing 15 scenic spots)

Night Ticket: CNY 80 (for entry after 16:00 and seeing only two scenic spots – Shen House and Zhang House)

Free of charge for children below 4.6 feet (1.4 meters).

1. One can enter the town without a ticket from 20:00 to 7:00 the next morning, but can not visit any of the scenic spots inside without a ticket.
2. If a daytime ticket holder wants to stay overnight in the town, he/she should have his/her picture taken and printed on the ticket at the ticket office, so that the validity of the ticket can be extended to three days. During the three days, one can enter and exit freely.

Opening Hours The town is open all day long.
The scenic spots inside are open from 8:00 to 16:30, except Zhang House and Shen House are open for the whole day.
Performance Four Seasons of Zhouzhuang: CNY 150 (ordinary seat)

Free for children below 1.2 meters (3.9 feet), without seat; CNY 75 for children between 1.2 and 1.4 meters (3.9 – 4.6 feet), with seat.

Boat CNY 180 for a daytime cruise; CNY 220 for a night cruise

A boat allows six people at most and a cruise takes about half an hour.

Zhouzhuang, renowned as one of China’s most picturesque water townships, is nestled in Kunshan City, a mere 18 miles (30 kilometers) southeast of Suzhou. This enchanting destination is celebrated for its rich cultural heritage, impeccably preserved ancient residences, tranquil water vistas, and vibrant local traditions.

With origins dating back to the Spring and Autumn Period, Zhouzhuang boasts a fascinating history that is intertwined with its enduring cultural legacy. Originally known as Zhenfengli, the town was renamed in 1086 during the Northern Song Dynasty to honor Zhou Digong, a devout Buddhist who donated the land to Full Fortune Temple.

Spanning an area of 124 acres (half a square kilometer), Zhouzhuang is a treasure trove of Ming and Qing Dynasty architecture, with 60 percent of its existing structures dating back to this period. Embarking on a gondola ride, visitors can marvel at the town’s stunning sights one by one, immersing themselves in the timeless beauty of its ancient streets, tranquil canals, and charming bridges.

Whether strolling along its cobblestone lanes, admiring the intricate wood carvings of its historic residences, or savoring the serenity of its watery landscapes, Zhouzhuang offers a captivating glimpse into China’s rich cultural heritage. A visit to this idyllic water township promises an unforgettable experience, where history, tradition, and natural beauty converge to create a truly enchanting destination.

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