Zhouzhuang is also known as Zhouzhuang water village which is surrounded and divided by lakes and rivers. Many stone bridge cross the rivers, showing distinctive views of the water-town. (You can also see the Tongli Water Town Tour) So it is thought by many to be the best waterside town in China. Zhouzhuang water village has been classified as a first class scenic area by the China National Tourism Administration, which lies in between Shanghai and Suzhou. It has a history of more than 900 years old with many houses built in the Ming and Qing Dynasties.
Tasting the famous snacks is one of the most exciting things to do in Zhouzhuang. As a local saying goes, "Where there is a family feast, there is the dish of crisp Wansan Pork Shank." Wansan Pork Shank is prepared with a superb recipe. Well-marbled roast of hind legs of hogs are steamed or braised for a whole day in a large casserole with mixed ingredients. Once you taste Wansan Pork Shank, you will never forget the taste. The Wansan's Family Feast Restaurant is highly recommended to visit. The restaurant is located on the Fu'an Bridge, which is recommended for classical style food and still retains the Ming-style including Wansan Pork Shank.
Zhouzhuang water village could be the first choice for you to visit the Chinese ancient towns. All of the Zhouzhuang attractions are waiting for you. You will never feel bored because there are a lot of things to do in Zhouzhuang. Having a good time here will will help you to know more about Chinese culture.