Fengjing is famed among the Shanghai New Top 8 Attractions. This is
a typical water town in south of Yangtze River. Crisscrossed
rivers, ancient bridges, featured local residences, and
well-preserved local customs can all be experienced in Fengjing.
Different from other water towns, Fengjing’s fame mainly comes from
its folk arts – Jinshan Peasant Painting. This is a painting genre
originated in Fengjing. These paintings are
characteristically with creative designs and bright colors, created
by local peasants. These working people express their perspectives
of life in their paintings. Moreover, Fengjing has
colorful folk arts such as embroidery, braiding, paper-cutting,
hearth paintings and furniture carvings, calico-dyeing. Now
Fengjing is the only township in Shanghai on list of Historic Towns
Come to Fengjing and experience local customs,
folk arts as well as water town scenery.