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Hefang Street

Hefang Street, Shangcheng District, Hangzhou 310002, China
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Ranked #23 of 236 attractions in Hangzhou
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Historic Walking Areas
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

Hefang street was one of my favourite places in Hangzhou, really great place to shop! So many different shops with unique items and easy to haggle with the shop owners! I spent 2 days in Hefang street as I loved it so much, it felt so traditional with all the lovely buildings and there was a great atmosphere around it... More

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Monterrey, Mexico
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56 reviews 56 reviews
23 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

U can come here if u wanna go shopping at hangzhou . The architecture is old and very beautiful . You can find clothes , food , medicine , souvenirs and other weird stuff . Nice place to walk around .

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Hefang street is the famous street in Hangzhou.it is a long pedestrian street,where you can find many stores selling longjin tea,chrysantenum tea,mochi,and many traditional snacks.I love the situation here..,the one I feel not comfortable was when we were eating at the food stalls,there were many beggars there,looking for food..

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Auckland, New Zealand
19 reviews 19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The Street retains many of the older building renovated to hold modern shops. Retains the feel of an older market area. This was a bustling environment with lots of interest around it.

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Hang Dong
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Well worth a visit if you want to buy reasonably priced local goods , your tour guide will help you to bargain .Ny local products produced in Hangzhou are available here such as very high quality scissors.

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107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We were expecting something quite traditional with handmade arts and crafts. The Hefang market isn't that exactly, but there are interesting things to see and buy; mostly silks (beware of the polyester items mixed in with the rest!), teas, local snacks, and general knickknacks. Definitely entertaining!

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Singapore, Singapore
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

From traditional Chinese medicine to hipster cafes, you will be able to experience an array of cultures blended into one, representative of modern day China. I particularly liked the ancient design of the street with the modern interiors.

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Incheon, South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

This place has a certain charm about it, the ancient buildings and all. The setback is that it has become a tad too commercialised. I suppose life must move on even for the Chinese and there is no reason why they have to stand still in time just so that we foreigners may have a glimpse of how their great... More

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Lots of shops selling Long Jing tea, have a sip and try out the different types of tea, some of them are selling at CN$10 per 50 grams, extremely affordable! Lots of chinese medicine shops as well, walk into the small alley you will see some tranditional buildings of old Song/Ming/Qing dynesty, sometimes they will have photographic competition as well.... More

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Los Angeles, California
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Went to take a stroll on this street after dinner. (Tip: have dinner on the street parallel to this one, there's over 20 different Chinese restaurants to try their local foods). Plenty of little shops and activities. Stay away from 10 Yuan products!

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