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Zhenzhe Town in Wujiang District

Date:2016-03-31 17:46:00Edit:Bureau of Planning of Suzhou

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  Situated in the west of Wujiang District, junction of Jiangsu and Zhejiang Province, Zhenzhe, an ancient town of 2000 years, is known as the “land of silk” and the “head of the Wu State and the tail of the Yue State”. Originated in Shao Xing reign of the Qing Dynasty (1131-1163), the town has preserved many historical relics. Tourists can find traditional layout of “parallel on rivers and roads”, courtyards of whitewashed walls and black tiles, pleasant, well-proportioned streets and tranquil alleys. Two different types of designs in Wu and Yue cultures are intrgrated in courtyards, houses and carved decorations.