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24 Dec 2017
“Imagine being royalty in a water village”
21 Apr 2018
“Fascinating Home”
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Reviewed 22 April 2018

Perhaps because there was so much to take in but it seemed like this residence blended right in with the rest of the village. As we toured through it was quite amazing to learn the significance of the layout and each room. The history was...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank 373JohnC373
Reviewed 25 December 2017

The water village is awesome, but imagine being the chief family in the village. The house is very similar to all the other major family residences we visited in the area with the exception that outside this one is a beautiful water village. Go with...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank psudino
Reviewed 15 May 2016

Shen Wan San is a very rich merchant during the end of the Mongol empire and the beginning of Ming Dynasty. Shen's residence in ZhouZhuang is still being preserved and entry is free, except for the 2nd floor which cost RMB10 per entry. It is...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank HolidayCNY
Reviewed 31 July 2014

like many places in China…. overcrowded. Interesting I imagine from a historic point of view, but you would need to really arrange a private time to visit. Not impossible, but needs contacts with the tourism beureau.

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank Olli G
Reviewed 4 July 2012

If you don't read Chinese, make sure you have a guide to tell you about the historical significance of the previous owner, and to translate the stories told on the bronze wall carving along the corridors of the house.

Date of experience: June 2012
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