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Nanhou Street

North side is Yang Bridge Crossing, south side is Jipi Road, Mawei District, Fuzhou 350015, China
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Ranked #8 of 116 Attractions in Fuzhou
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
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Hong Kong
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200 reviews 200 reviews
58 attraction reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

It is historical, part of the 3 lanes and 7 alleys, but too many shops and people for my taste. It is a mecca for domestic tourists - I was the only non-Chinese when I visited, though that can be an advantage.

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Shanghai, China
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39 reviews 39 reviews
21 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Nanhou Street in Fuzhou is beautiful. It is a treat for the adventure traveler and shopabout alike, with many historic sites like the old home of Lin Zexu, great eateries, and mystical shops. I love it!

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Magog, Canada
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227 attraction reviews
284 helpful votes 284 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

This could be anywhere in China. Seems every town of a certain size has it walking street with (fake) old buildings selling the same souvenirs. On the side street are the former residences of famous local people but you cannot visit. Ok to walk around there to kill time, have some local snack food and chill at Starbucks. Certainly not... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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356 reviews 356 reviews
234 attraction reviews
191 helpful votes 191 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Great ambient atmosphere on this luttle pedestrian-only area in fujian. The street food is yummy, and some little traditional handicrafts sold here will make good little gifts for friends back home. Worth a visit.

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Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

Very nice place. Beautiful wooden shops all over, gives this place a great ambience. Lots of traditional food around. Near the entrance, there's a lady selling steamed white rice cakes called Migao. Very expensive as it sells by weight. But it's great. Very fragrant and chewy. Best eaten hot. Slightly sweet. Very enjoyable, and romantic. Too short as a pedestrian... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013 via mobile

Its a quite long street which is a must been if you like the older tradional style. The insides of the buildings are very commercial with a price typical for tourists. Most stuff they sell is from plain to very extensive handcraftmanship. Wood / stone / ivory you name it. If you want some typical chinese stuff go show at... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2012

This is a must when visiting Fuzhou. Beautiful pedestrian street with great shops and food. Found some great souvenirs here, not cheap crap, but nice things to bring back to the US. Pretty frustrated that I had found a couple of things I really liked but didn't get, most shops will give you a discount price but don't really negotiate... More

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