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Grand View Garden and Jinze Tour

Shanghai Jinze Ancient Town is renowned for its varied shaped bridges and is a peaceful water town but differ with other water towns in China - with a little more dignity but less delicacy.

The Grand View Garden is a replica of Da Guan Yuan, is a large landscaped interior garden for a magnificent imperial family in the classic Chinese novel Dream of the Red Chamber, built within the compounds of the Rongguo Mansion. From there we could learn about this famous novel as it is the setting for much of the story.

Just 15 minutes drive from the Grand View Garden, Jinze is an age-old town in the southern region of the Yangtze River. Because it has not yet commercially developed so it is the best hidden place to enjoy a quiet time in a lovely day.


It flourished in the Song Dynasty and furthered its prosperity in the Yuan Dynasty. During the Song Dynasty, it boasted sin temples, one tower, thirteen workshops, and forty-two bridges. Its stone bridges are believed to be the most densely constructed in the south of the Yangtze River.


The extant bridges now include Rainbow bridge, Wangang Bridge, Puji Bridge, Yingxia Bridge, Tianhuangge Bridge, Ruyi Bridge and Bridge for freeing captive fish.

Price: RMB3900 for up to 2 people

RMB600 per additional person

(Including guide fee, entrance fee and transport)  

For a group of more than 10 people, please contact us for larger group offer


Program is 8hrs. Guide will meet you at your hotel. Kindly note, food cost is not included in this price (these costs are usually minimal), it makes the tour more flexible and you can get the chance to try different kind of genuine Chinese food. Our guides are always happy to recommend. Note that the guide will join you for meals and we ask that you pay for the guide.

To book the program, we do request a small deposit of USD100 (RMB600) per program via PayPal. This deposit will apply toward the program charges and you could pay the remaining balance on the day of the program. You could directly pay deposit by clicking the "Buy Now" button: 

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