Farmers Painting Village (Fengjing Ancient Town)

Shanghai, China

The Fengjing Ancient town in Shanghai has inspired many artists since ancient times with its picturesque network of canals and 52 bridges. The most prominent Zhihe Bridge is 700 years old. Originally this village was predominantly a farming area. But the beautiful surroundings has given birth to some of the most talented local artists. Today, it is more popularly known for its peasant art, i.e. paintings done by farmers and other artists. Tourists find the old-world charm of this village very interesting. You can buy affordable paintings and enjoy the delicious local cuisine at the small restaurants in the village.

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