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Follow travel routes to experience Zhoushan's intangible cultural heritage

Updated : 2022-05-30 (chinadaily.com.cn)

Two travel routes focusing on the intangible cultural heritage of Zhoushan, East China's Zhejiang province, were recently unveiled.

Two-day travel route in Putuo district

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A qipao show is held in Putuo district. [Photo/WeChat account: zsqdly]

Tourists can spend the first morning enjoying the sunrise on Lianhu Island, eating a bowl of seafood noodles, walking along Luotang Road, which has been dubbed the the most beautiful road in Zhoushan, and visiting the Folk Culture Exhibition Hall to try making Guanyin or Avalokitesvara pastries.

Next, they can observe the making of traditional wooden boats and fishermen's paintings and taste special delicacies in the afternoon.

The second day will be spent in rural areas where tourists can learn how to braid Chinese knots and make perfume satchels, rice wine, zongzi, and paper in a traditional way.

One-day travel route in Dongsha town

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A parade of intangible cultural heritage items takes place in the ancient Dongsha town. [Photo/WeChat account: zsqdly]

Ancient Dongsha is a provincial intangible cultural heritage town where tourists can visit studios focusing on puppet shows, fishermen's paintings, ship models, salt carving, fishbone art, and fishing rope knots and watch performances, including Zhoushan Gong and Drum and storytelling zoushu.