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Address: No.50 Moganshan Road, Putuo District, Shanghai 200000, China
Phone Number: 021-62663639,021-62667125

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M50 Art District

Official called M50 Art District Shanghai, this former cotton mill complex house all kinds of (little) contemporary art galleries. Nice complex to visit!

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

Official called M50 Art District Shanghai, this former cotton mill complex house all kinds of (little) contemporary art galleries. Nice complex to visit!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

I love this area of Shanghai. It's a little gallery district with a wide range of artwork. Many different styles and mediums. Spend an afternoon here and get lost in the little pathways and galleries. The graffiti wall leading up to it is cool to see too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

I enjoyed my walk around M50, its really a diffferent side of Shanghai, away from the hustle and bustle and regular tourist attractions. I have a collection of photos and thoughts on my website http://www.alexroanphotography.com/shanghaiartm50/

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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Great space with a number of galleries to visit but it's missing a soul. If you like contemporary art, then you could spend a couple of hours here. Personally, I found Red Town more enjoyable.

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Shanghai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

- Plan around 2 hours for casual walkers - There is a sit-down cafe inside the complex for sore-legs - A nice getaway from the throngs of tourists on bund/tianzifang/jingan

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Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

There are lot of small art galleries packed to this old industrial area & therefore lots to see. Liked about the chances to meet in some galleries the artists & have a chance to discuss their paintings. Mostly focused to contemporary art. During Saturday afternoon visit there were also some openings of new exhibitions and some galleries offered free snacks... More 

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Subang Jaya, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

If you've been to Beijing's 798, Shanghai's M50 will not be unfamiliar. Though I was hoping to get the same vibe M50 felt rather mellow somehow. Still it was a nice day visiting galleries and talking to the curators about the exhibits.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Large area with galleries and workshops... Some busy, some deserted.. All sorts of contemporary art right down to some nice souvenir kitsch for the tourists...

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I loved this place and stayed for 2h. You kind of walk in artists studios and i saw plenty who was working on new pieces. You can really feel the importance of art in a dictator. And it showed in many artists pieces. There are restaurants there as well so you don't have to stay hungry. Outside it is plenty... More 

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Aventura, Florida, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 via mobile

We visited the 798 art district in Beijing and loved both the galleries and the energy (even though we went on a weekday). We were hoping the M50 area would be much the same. We also went on a weekday, but it was dead. We saw probably 20 other visitors over 4 hours. The galleries were all open and there... More 

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