Asia, Ancient, Architecture, Brick, Bridge - Built Structure
Zhouzhuang, China - July, 15th 2007 : Villagers row boats at a canal, many tourists sitting on the boat and go sightseeing in Zhouzhuang Town of Kunshan City, Jiangsu Province, China. Some tourists are standing at the bridge. Zhouzhuang, first built around 1,000 years ago, is one of the most famous water townships in China, noted for its profound cultural background, the well preserved ancient residential houses, the elegant watery views and the colourful local traditions and folklore. Sixty percent of Zhouzhuang\\\'s structures were built during the Ming and Qing Dynasties from 1368 to 1911.