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Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road)

Nanjing East Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200000, China
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Ranked #54 of 840 Attractions in Shanghai
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
Activities: Walking, Shopping
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Modern, electric street filled with shops, eateries, and lovely restaurants tucked away up above the street level. Some can be tricky to find but are worth the effort.
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

On our first evening in Shanghai, on a tour of China, we were taken to the Nanjing Road, and were amazed by the neon lights. We only had a short time and so didn't really look in the shops, so I can't comment on the prices, quality, etc. We did have some Chinese people ask to have photos taken with... More

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Cleveland, OH
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

A mixture of high end, mid range and old time Chinese shopping all in one great location. Spend a 1/2 day strolling the Nanjing Road complex and see everything from Cartier and Apple to the local Chinese store. Wonderful even at night, when the lights come up and the area is full of activity. Plenty of places to eat along... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 NEW

Nanjing Road (West and East) is full of mainly westernised retail experiences. We had a local Chinese guide during our trip to Shanghai, who informed us that the locals didn't shop in Nanjing Road because it's too expensive. I must agree after doing a few currency translations from Yuan to $AUS we tended to agree. Not that much different than... More

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Johnstone, Scotland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We decided to walk the majority of the street starting at Jing'an Temple and finishing at the Bund. Both sides have shops ranging from the small specialist to large Malls. If you want it, you'll probably find it in Nanjing Road.

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Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Nanjing Road is certainly the busiest and most iconic street in Shanghai. Every day (and night), a crowd of people (Chinese and foreign tourists, Shanghainese out for shopping) walks down this pedestrian street that starts from the People's square and ends up on the Bund by the Huangpu river, with the mythical Peace Hotel on your left. Each side of... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

The street is full of people but be very careful of locals who follow non chinese offer cheap goods and try to rob you.Dont talk to them they speak very good English.Enough food out lets also with varying prices.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014 via mobile

Great place to shopping in Shanghai. Many branded stores like : Giordano, Polo,H&M are having a discount along the year. Some people might offer you a black market items randomly on the street, they said they have items which is branded with low prices from the market..beware of it, cause most of the items are not actually genuine. Also, i... More

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

The shops are the same as in any mall. But the busyness and the neon signs makes it it well wort a visit when it's dark. The 5-stars i give is only for the neon lights.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

long, very long road that across almost the city ouest to east from Jing an temple until the bund. Where you can experience the most beautiful, expensive shopping as much as some local experiences and reasonable prices. be aware taxis are difficult to get in the most busy areas, so you better look for them in side roads and alleys.... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Great for taking colourful and lively pictures, both during the day and the evening ... kind of bright and garish in a cool kind of way. Many shops toward the Bund end sell Chinese sovenirs and trinkets for cheap prices, so good for cheap presents to take home. If you're into the "Chinese style" of clothes, then there are a... More

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