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12 workshops in Zhouzhuang

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Bamboo weaving workshop

12 workshops in Zhouzhuang

An elderly craftsman at plies his trade and weaves a basket at the bamboo weaving workshop located on Zenfeng Cultural Street. [ Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

Zhouzhuang has a long history of weaving bamboo. Exquisite and durable utensils made of thin strips of bamboo include baskets, dustpans, plaques, couches, barrels, and mats. Bamboo items are a common sight around zhouzhaung as locals opt for the traditional craft when it comes to such necessities. Visitors who are interested in bamboo weaving are able to observe the masterful skills and even buy some items as souvenirs.