Nanxun Town is located in the north of Zhejiang Province and to the east of Huzhou. This area is the economic hinterland of Yangtze Delta formed by Tai Hu Lake Basin and Hangjiahu Plain. It is 30 km from Nanxun to the city center of Huzhou and 120 km to Hangzhou, the capital of Zhejiang Province. The town is 9 km from Tai Hu Lake, bordered on the north by Qidu village, Jiangsu Province and on the south by Sanchang Village and Hengjie Village as well as on the west by Mayao Town and Dongqian Town.
Nanxun Town was founded at the end of the reign of Emperor Chunyou in Southern Song Dynasty (A.D. 1252) with a history of 754 years.
- Little Lotus Garden: Also named Liu Garden, it is one of the most famous gardens in China. It is the private garden and family temple of Liu Yong. Liu Yong is one of the Four Giants(Four Millionaire) in late Qing Dynasty. The garden is located along the Zhegu Pond in the south of the town. The construction began in 1885 and was completed in 1924, lasting for 40 years. It was named after the Lotus Villa by Zhaomeng Zhaoye, a outstanding calligrapher and artist in late Yuan Dynasty.
- Book Collection House of Jiangye Tang:The Book Collection House of Jiangye Tang is the most famous private book house in modern China. The entire house was designed in garden style, with a solemn collection house positioned in the elegantly embellished garden. The owner is rich man named Liu Chenggan. His hobby is reading, purchasing, writing and collecting books. He formally began his book collection in 1910. In 1951 Liu Chenggan donated his book house to the State, with a total of more than 10 million books and 30,000 engraved tablets.
- Guanghui Palace: Guanghui Palace is a famous Daoist temple in Nanxun. It is usually called Zhangwang Temple. Established in Northern Song Dynasty, the palace has a history of more than 900 years which is longer than the history of the town. Guanghui Palace experienced prosperity and decline at times in history and was expanded when reconstructed every time. Guanghui Palace used to be a Cishan Temple called Sanqing Hall. According to local history, Guanghui Palace is “only a hall in Song Dynasty with Cishan enshrined”, and for “Daoist worshipers”.
- Baijian Buildings: Baijian Buildings is situated in the northeast of Nanxun Town, constructed along the east and west banks of the old canal. It is said that these buildings were built for his servants by Dongbin— the minister of Cultural and Education Bureau in Ming Dynasty. When the construction of the buildings was finished at the time, there were about 100 rooms. It is why Baijian Buildings was named and kept until today (“Bai” means one hundred in Chinses and “Baijian Buildings” means the building group which has one hundred rooms.).