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Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road)

Nanjing East Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200000, China
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As featured in 3 days in Shanghai
Ranked #51 of 834 attractions in Shanghai
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Activities: Shopping, Walking
Fee: No
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... more » 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. « less
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Preston, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
47 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

The main shopping street in Shanghai and a very busy place from before 0700 until after 2200 every day but the bustle creates an incredible experience. There is a vast array of shops, many still traditional stores but also some of the multi-nationals that are found in every major city. At the moment the balance between the two works. There... More

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Sydney, Australia
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152 attraction reviews
156 helpful votes 156 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

This is a great street of historic buildings and shops of all kinds, including western restaurants such as Subway, etc., and at one stage opens out to a mall area the whole width of the street. There are motorised train-type vehicles running along it if you need a break from walking. The anoying part is that this must be the... More

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San Francisco, California
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23 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

Think of Nanjing Road as part of the Bund. Over and over, I returned to Nanjing Lu's pedestrian street---walking its entire length to the Bund. At night, the neon and lighted signs sparkle like fireworks. Day or night, the urban vibrancy, commercial bustle and people are a sensual experience. For a taste of modernizing China, drop into the department stores,... More

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Mobile, Alabama
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Nanjing Lu is horrible. Maybe if you are Chinese, it is ok, but if you are Caucasian, you cannot walk 10 feet without being approached by some scam artist or prostitute. Literally, it is impossible to simply stroll as a normal person, unless you are Chinese. It is a shame too, because it could be nice if not for the... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

What a relief to browse a shopping mall which retained some of its country's culture in restaurants and stores and to find foods and merchandise unique to the country Also seeing theatre as exciting at night as I the busy daytime was a bonus

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indonesia
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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

My favourite street in Shanghai is Nanjing road..it's a pedestrian street with lots of shops,restaurants..and never sleeps..,so it's better for you to choose hotels near here,cause it's very central in Shanghai,you can reach this place by metro line and stops @Nanjing East station..,and no taxi didn't know this street..very famous street.You can find Forever 21,Zara,HnM,Giordano,Baleno,Metersbonwe,and many other stores..also you can... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The most strategic place for staying and shopping in Shanghai .. Nice hotels and restaurants and good shops for all kinds of items. Don't miss the people sequare underground station shops and the fakes market.

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Toulouse, France
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

a must-must do! i can't imagine a different way to experience the full chinese stuff: shops, people, lights. been there a few times and was always crowded, especially at night.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 via mobile

Nanjing road is filled with loads of branded shops.. M sure being in shanghai you can not shop much here since shanghai has other cheap market places but still the place is a must watch!!! You can roam here around this place and can do window shopping

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Melaka, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Spacious area, lots of branded shops and people. Only thing needed is Public toilets. Good to visit during winter or spring time.

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