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1933 Old Millfun

Address: No.10 Shajing Road, Hongkou District, Shanghai 200000, China
Phone Number: 021-65011933
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Ranked #42 of 828 Attractions in Shanghai
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Sights & Landmarks

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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

It is originally a slaughter house, but building itself is like when you walk into the building, you find it European gorgeous cultures, at the same time you will find contemporary art galleries. What I felt it the best of best is its ball room !! cloth handy wood work and its gorgeous shandellier♡ This venue absolutelly tells you the... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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19 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

I wandered through this spot on a cold Sunday. Staying at a near by hotel I was hoping to get something to eat. At this point options are few. Mainly coffee shop food which in most cases I can live without in China. I was however left wish I had brought my photography equipment and chose a rare day with... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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43 reviews 43 reviews
10 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

This building is a must visit if you're putting together your own Shanghai architecture tour. We arrived late morning on a weekday and though there are a number of shops and eateries it was not crowded and most people were there to see the building. The easiest way to visit is to take one of the elevators to the top... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

It's a old slaughter house built in 1933 which is designed by a British designer. It's one of the few buildings in Shanghai with such good design that is preserved so well from that time. You can still have a walk on the roads that was previously used for shipping cattle. Now it has offices for creative industry, two wonderful... More 

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28 reviews 28 reviews
25 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I've seen some bad reviews, but I loved the place. It's a little bit pricey as far as Shanghai goes, but I would go at least once a month for dinner with friends while I was living in Shanghai. Walking through the structure it really is easy to get lost, but certainly a lot of fun. I swear, the most... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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124 attraction reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

It used to be old (and still is) but there's life in this old place. There's some trendy shop in this shopping maze, which still feels like a slaughter house to me. Only this time, they aim for our wallets.

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New York City, New York
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7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Unless you need to take some pictures or you’re into architecture, you only need one hour there. There are a few stores in this interesting place (featured in a few movies) but the main attraction is the building itself.

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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014 via mobile

As previous reviewers have mentioned, this is an ex-abbatoir designed by an English architect and completed in 1933, hence the name. The design is interesting, an opportunity to get some great photos, although as usual light plays a big role and you need a lot of help from the sun to get the best out of this place - overcast... More 

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Hong Kong
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33 reviews 33 reviews
25 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

this slaugterhouse turn shopping center is an interesting maze like piece of architecture with a rectangular outer block encasing an inner circular central block. Cattles used to walk through its corridors to the central slaughterhouse. The entire area has an industrial ambience that reminds shoppers of its unique past. However, stepping into the shopping center i felt a bit lost... More 

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New Zealand
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138 reviews 138 reviews
41 attraction reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Such a bizarre art deco 1933 beef slaughterhouse in the middle of shanghai. A photographers dream. Quiet and not well stocked with stores but it doesn't detract from the beauty of the building itself. Not on the normal tourist list but was recommended by our hotel manager. Go and see. Good toilets!

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