Zhujiajiao, 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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Chiang Kai Shek Memorial Hall, Taiwan

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The Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall is a popular tourist attraction and a national monument in Zhongzheng District in the capital city of Taiwan. It was built in memory of the former president of the Republic of China, Chiang-Kai Shek after his passing in 1975. Within its area in the Liberty Square, the National Theatre and National Concert Hall can also be found.

Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, Taipei, Taiwan
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Senso-ji Temple, Japan

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Senso-ji Temple is Tokyo’s oldest temple. It is a Buddhist temple founded in 628 AD in Asakusa after two fishermen fishing in Sumida River found a statue of Boddhisatva Kannon. The village headman then remade his home into a temple which was also rebuilt after destruction by the Second World War.

Senso-ji Temple, Tokyo, Japan
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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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