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Zhujiajiao Chenghuangmiao Temple

No.69 Caohe Street, Zhujiajiao Town, Qingpu District, Shanghai 201713, China
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Ranked #127 of 834 attractions in Shanghai
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Historic Sites, Architectural Buildings
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Singapore, Singapore
2 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

Beware this Taoist temple. A part of it was undergoing renovations when we visited a few days ago (23rd dec 2013) but it was still open. When we entered, a man immediately handed my father and I joss sticks to pray. After praying, he gestured toward the donation box and my dad put 10yuan in. The same guy then pointed... More

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Rochester Hills, Michigan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

This was my second visit to Chenghuang temple and it was more interesting than my first. If you enjoy haggling this is a great place to visit. Besides the restaurants and food stands, I don't think any of the merchants had fixed pricing. While there I witnessed colleagues try and deal for anything from small trinkets to hand made wooden... More

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Shanghai, China
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

It is a very typical temple where you could see the towngod and some other Taoist gods. If you were lucky, you would see some religious activities there.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

In here u can see a traditional temple, garden, xiaolongbao restaurant, as well as Starbucks, Pizza Hut and etc modern retailers. It is a must come place if u are coming to shanghai for the first time and want to experience some traditional stuff. Lots of foreigners are here.

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Hong Kong, China
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

Dont go there! The shops are weird. They sell 'pencils that dont break' AKA mechanical pencils!!! The temple is full of smoke.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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72 reviews 72 reviews
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

I have been coming to this place every time I visit Shanghai. The attraction for me is mainly the architectural buildings and the steamed dumplings. The place is flooded with people from locals and foreigners... beware of pick-pocket!

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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

Zhujiajiao is famous for its steam meat, tranditinal architectures and Jiangnan style custom. Walking along the lanes, a good smell always attracts ur stomache, sounds of business men let u slow down ur steps, and strong Jiangnan style features make u taste this place again and again.

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Makati, Philippines
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7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2012

We had a great time walking around this area. Looking at other tourists and locals doing their shopping. We got a couple of stamps that they said were Jade. We had our names in Chinese characters engraved. It was a nice experience to have a souvenir from an ancient artform.

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