Pick up from your hotel in midtown Shanghai --Arrive Wuzhen -- Boat Around The Town -- Hundred Beds Museum -- Lunch -- Folk Custom Museum -- Footbinding Museum -- Shadow Play -- Free Time For Shopping -- -- Transferred back to your hotel in midtown Shanghai.
A scenic and historic town that lies within the triangle formed by Hangzhou, Suzhou and Shanghai, has a history of more than 1,000 years. The majority of the ancient residential houses, workshops, and stores still standing on the banks of the rivers have remained unchanged for centuries, lending an atmosphere of antiquity to this ancient town.
Hundred Beds Museum
Magnificently carved traditional Chinese beds are to be found in this museum. All of the ancient beds in the collection display elaborative carving, luxurious decoration, unique style and excellent design.
Folk Custom Museum
This museum displays the folk customs of birthday and wedding celebrations, as well as various other festivals from the late Qing Dynasty to 1949. The clothes, waxworks and pictures in each themed hall all give you a feeling for the cultural history of the region.
Footbinding existed in China for over 1,000 years. In feudal Chinese society, a pair of tiny feet was regarded as the biggest treasure a woman could possess. The museum displays 825 pairs of footbinding shoes from various regions of China.
Shadow Play Theatre
Shadow Play is a leather-silhouette show using props made by ox hide or sheepskin to perform various plays behind a screen. The props are hand-made, using thread to link the joints so that they can move freely, whilst they acrobatically fight gangsters, dragons and tigers.