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7 Water Villages That Are Some of China’s Most Charming Ancient Towns

There is an old saying in China: “Up in heaven is paradise, down on earth are Suzhou and Hangzhou.” These two cities are famous for their enchanting scenery, with lakes, pavilions, well-designed gardens, and beautiful silk products. Nearby are many ancient water villages, where most of the buildings are centered around lakes, rivers, canals, or ponds. 7 ...

Emma Lu

Chinese ancient garden with pond in autumn, Suzhou, China.