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“Just like any Chinese water town” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Shanghai Qibao Town

Shanghai Qibao Town
Qibao Town, Minhang District, Shanghai 201101, China
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Ranked #111 of 806 Attractions in Shanghai
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
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“Just like any Chinese water town”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2012

Just like anything with China, it is dirty and honestly a waste of time. The boat ride is over brown, yucky water. There is nothing decent to eat and it is just dirty.

Visited June 2012
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“Nice town”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2012

Little bit cheaper then shanghai and not so crowded. Nice to visit but the boats trip were very short.

Visited July 2012
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“a mini water town”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2012

For the traveller with a bit of time, there are bigger and better water towns farther from Shnaghai. But if you are rushed, Qibao will give you a lovely glimpse of a typical South China Water Town. Several small museums show what life was like decades ago in this region. Conveniently close to Hongqiao airport. I have taken guests there before their departure

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“Qibao”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2012

Went here on a saturday, which might not be recommended, but when working, the only option. A lot of people but still a very nice place. We went on a boat trip on the canal, and enjoyed it very much, wasn't too long either. A lot of strange foods are beeing sold, and it's fun to look at the locals and their food traditions. You can find some gifts here, especially if you come during the week when it's not to crouded. We also went on a 5D cinema rollercoster, which we all enjoyed although we're 25=)

Visited June 2012
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“Avoid peak times”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2012

The area has historic value, which is rarer than I expected in Shanghai. Don't go on a public holiday - you can't move!

Visited April 2012
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