Getaway to the Old China

——2019 ACEM International Students Activities

Publisher:International Cooperation and Exchange Office    Time:2019-05-14

May 11, 2019, a group of international students joined the cultural visit under the organization of ACEM’s International Office, to Nanxun Old Town, a perfect, peaceful place to get away from the hustle and bustle of Shanghai.

With over 750 years of history, the small town of Nanxun tries to best preserve its traditional houses and alleys, old canals and spanning channels, continuing to inspire charm and serenity of the famous water town in Jiangnan (the south of the Yangtze River). 

After having local flavored dishes together, students were grouped to start their exploration. They took the gondola rides; they discovered the mansions built during Ming and Qing Dynasties, and the oriental philosophy which conveyed; they captured the paved walkways, slender stone bridges and channels that were shaded by weeping willows…
About the trip

The cultural visit serves as one of the most popular activities of the International Students Activities hosted by the International Office of ACEM. Participating students have a chance to relax in the laid-back atmosphere and appreciate the beauty of Chinese culture and history.