China’s biggest and most populous city, Shanghai is a huge metropolis and a major financial, administrative, and trading center. The downtown part of the city bears traces of the colonial past manifested in the well-preserved buildings overlooking the landmark seafront promenade, the Bund. The modern city skyline is crowned by the futuristic looking Shanghai Tower and the Oriental Pearl TV Tower with its signature pink spheres.
Zhujiajiao 朱家角 is an ancient town located in the Qingpu District of Shanghai. The population of Zhujiajiao is 60,000. Zhujiajiao is a water town on the outskirts of Shanghai, and was established about 1,700 years ago. Archaeological findings dating back 5,000 years have also been found. 36 stone bridges and numerous rivers line Zhujiajiao, and many ancient buildings still line the riverbanks today.