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Yuyuan Bazaar

No.269 Fangbang Middle Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200010, China
021-63559999
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Shops, Flea/ Street Markets, Shopping
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Yuyuan is a bustling marketplace set in an old Chinese neighborhood with traditional architecture and shops selling everything from dumplings to kitsch. A great place for people-watching and picking up Chinese souvenirs, and close to the nearby Yuyuan Gardens.
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22 reviews 22 reviews
20 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

Bazaar by name Bazaar by nature, fun and worth a visit, Extremely touristic and extremely busy, Loose yourself in the Bazaar in and among the small shops. The area itself is quite architecturally fascinating and you will find carp filled pools with ducks geese and turtles below crowed walkways in and around the old designed buildings. Tip - be aware... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

The area is really vibrating but this particular market is nothing special. Take time and walk 10-15 minutes from the market and you find more genuine Shanghai.

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Singapore
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44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

I like this place as it is happening~a lot to see, buy and eat. Traditional and cultural buildings come with modern business, not bad!

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Dayton, Ohio
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Hold on to your valuables! "mosquitoes"..hound adults grab u..hey lady what u want??? Will lead u to find whatever! Bargain big time..one lady asked me to leave as I bargained for my friend who wanted freshwater large pearl earrings! They were$280. In US! We were taught to only pay half of asking price! Finally the woman told me to leave... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

I wouldn't suggest skipping it for the experience but be prepared for the crowd and haggling (which you must do well, if you would like to purchase something).

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Pitt Meadows, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

It is a busy bazzar. Bargain your brains out and you will get some good deals. The arts and crafts market which is sanction by government bargains....and will get about 50% off. (Asking 120 for a chinese name painting, small size you will get for 80). Two silk scarves asking 199 yuen get 2 for 199 .... etc. Bargain as... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Would you be comfortable in a place where there are many pedlars around who annoyingly harass you with their the goods they are selling and intentionally block your way and prevent you from taking any photos around the place? This is nothing more than just a maze of shops trying to make a fast buck with crowds of tourists (presumably... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

was told it was a nice place to go so I decided to try it. It's an old Chinese city, worths the visit. It's good for shopping and eating, in case you would like to try some dumplings it's where many locals go. Good for buying scarves, bags, clothes, handicraft, magnets, Chinese traditional clothes, pearls, jade jewelry/bijoux. Try to go... More

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sunshine coast
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Practically across the road from YuYuan station and in the same location as the garden. If you're in Shanghai for more than one day you'll probably go again and again. A great mix of trinkets and souvenirs with some barter. Food, and restaurant's in area. A lovely park off Remmin rd. As well as the already mentioned YuYuan gardens. Its... More

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

In our 4 day trip to shanghai i visited this place 3 times. Located at walkable distance from the Fabric Market. This place has everything from typical chinese shops, jewelry shops, food courts everything what you want in one area. This place to close to the pearl market also and has loads of things to buy from souvenirs to clothes... More

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