Zhujiajiao Ancient Town, China

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Zhujiajiao, located in the suburb of Shanghai, is the best among the four preserved ancient towns in the area. An hour away from the city centre takes you to a place of more than a thousand years of history, with its old bridges around the water town. Fangsheng Bridge is one of the main attractions among the 36, spanning five arches at 70 meters length.

Zhujiajiao Ancient Town, Shanghai, China
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Yuyuan Garden, China

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The moon gate is a traditional Chinese landscape element found in gardens. The celestial body from which it was named is important in Chinese culture, and bringing its shape to architectural elements, it symbolizes a portal in between worlds and thought to bring good luck. This is one of the moon gates found in Shanghai’s most visited garden.

Yuyuan Garden, Shanghai, China
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Jiufen, Taiwan

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Jiufen is one of the most visited tourist spots outside of Taipei. It is usually a daytrip destination, which can be visited together with Keelung. To go to this area, people can ride a train from Taipei to Ruifang Station, and ride another bus bound to the old street.

Jiufen, New Taipei City, Taiwan
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