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Feel Zhouzhuang's casual life in Chengdu

(chinadaily.com.cn)

A salon about a slow pace of life in Zhouzhuang was held in Chengdu, Sichuan province on August 15.

Feel Zhouzhuang's casual life in Chengdu

A salon about a slow pace of life in Zhouzhuang is held in Chengdu, Sichuan province on August 15. [Photo/www.zhouzhuang.net]

The officials of Zhouzhuang Tourism Co Ltd came up with a travel route specially designed for Chengdu residents at the salon. On the occasion, Chengdu's local reporters also shared their impressions on Zhouzhuang. They were fascinated by the great scenery as well as the distinctive cultural atmosphere that reminded them of their simple lives in childhood.

Zhouzhuang is a typical ancient town in southern Jiangsu province. While maintaining traditional features, Zhouzhuang is adding diversity to its culture. An agreement between Zhouzhuang Tourism Co Ltd and "Huo-hao", an online shop famous for its spicy food was also reached. The cooperation between the two companies showed Zhouahuang's efforts in introducing a variety of cultural elements, which also caters to the tendency of globalization. It will be amazing especially for visitors from Sichuan to find hometown taste in Zhouzhuang.

The salon was broadcasted same day on Zhouzhuang's WeChat account. And thanks to the cloud video technique, people who have signed up to the account had enjoyed the salon via mobile phone at home.

Feel Zhouzhuang's casual life in Chengdu

A salon about a slow pace of life in Zhouzhuang is held in Chengdu, Sichuan province on August 15. [Photo/www.zhouzhuang.net]

It was part of Zhouzhuang's tourism promotion in Chengdu and still going on.

Chengdu and Zhouzhuang are two popular tourist cities in China and both represent an attitude of casual life. They are the only two cities in China that made into the list of "52 places to go in 2015" compiled by the New York Times.

Dubbed as "China's No.1 Watertown", Zhouzhuang has its own features distinct from Chengdu which includes rivers across the town, boats moving smoothly in rivers and people wandering around. They make up a most vivid picture that displays the beautiful and peaceful scenery of this old scenic town.

Edited by Shahnawaz Akhtar