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Nanxun (南浔, Pinyin: Nánxún, south of the Xun river) is a small town in the Chinese province of Zhejiang. It's known for its ancient water town but not as crowded as the water towns like Tongli or Zhujiajiao that are mostly visited by travellers from Shanghai or Suzhou.


Get in[edit]

The ancient water town of Nanxun

  • The next airport with many connections is Hangzhou. The next international hub is Shanghai.
  • The town has no train station. The next station with fast trains is in Huzhou approximately 50 kilometres away. You can go there by bus or taxi.
  • Most tourists will arrive in Nanxun by bus. The 1 bus station is situated north of the river near the town center. The short ride with the auto-ricksaw (嘟嘟車) costs ¥10. There are busses from all surrounding bigger cities like Suzhou (¥25), Huzhou or Hangzhou (¥10).

Get around[edit]

You can walk in town. The ancient water town is not too big. Auto-ricksaws are available as well (¥10 for a trip in town).



  • 1 Guanghuigong-Temple (广惠宫) (besides the Guanghui bridge). Taoist temple Q28097793 on Wikidata


  • 2 Jiaye Library (嘉业堂藏书楼). Q10923928 on Wikidata
  • 3 Former Residence of Zhang Shiming (张石铭旧居). Q11067500 on Wikidata
  • 4 Former Residence of Liu Ansheng (刘氏梯号). Q28155822 on Wikidata
  • 5 Former Residence of Zhang Jingjiang (南浔张静江故居). Q10908430 on Wikidata
  • 6 Qiushuli Villa (求恕里). Q17498610 on Wikidata
  • 7 Jili Natural Silk Exhibition Hall (南浔商会旧址). Q24833065 on Wikidata
  • 8 Baijian Lou Houses (百间楼). Q10431520 on Wikidata


Tongjin Bridge
  • 9 Tongjin Bridge (通津桥). Q17061926 on Wikidata
  • 10 Hongji Bridge (洪济桥). Q8516762 on Wikidata
  • 11 Guanghui Bridge (广惠桥). Q17025080 on Wikidata

Parks and Gardens[edit]

  • 12 Little Lotus Garden (Xiao Lian Zhuang) (小莲庄). Lesser Lotus Manor on Wikipedia Q10960400 on Wikidata




Sunrise at the Baijian-Lou-Houses



  • 1 Volks Mehood Hotel (沃克斯美豪酒店), NO.1, Zhenxun Rd, Nanxun District, 313000 Huzhou +86 139 49614920. Check-in: 12:00, check-out: up to 17:00. from 50€. Q28075839 on Wikidata
  • 2 Yuemutang Villa Hotel (南浔悦木堂别墅酒店), West Str., Nanxun, Huzhou +86 572 2900117. Check-in: 14:00, check-out: 12:00. from 80€. Q28090550 on Wikidata
  • 3 Shangyuge Eaglewood Hot Spring Hotel (赏玉阁温泉会所), No.100, South East St, Nanxun, Huzhou, 313009 +86 572 3018000. Check-in: 14:00, check-out: 12:00. from 150€. Q28090494 on Wikidata



  • 1 Tourist Service Center (游客服务中心),  +89 572 3016999. Q28214317 on Wikidata

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