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Address: No.69 Caohe Street, Zhujiajiao Town, Qingpu District, Shanghai 201713, China
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Phone Number: 021-59242597
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Traditional architecture with many interesting shops

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 18, 2013
Jason W
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Rochester Hills, Michigan
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Kuala Lumpur
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70 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

The best bazzar for great bargain to shop. The building itself show how great the architect was. As tourist this is the best place for you to enjoy the best scenery with young local people. Yes there are so many things to shop here and you may feel its not worth to buy. However, be a great tourist by enjoy... More 

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016 via mobile

Visited but did not go into the temple. Too many tourists, the place seem more for commercial purpose than a temple.

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Ipoh, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

If you have a choice, please avoid this temple. It has nothing worth visiting, and be really careful of the tourist trap.

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Wuhan, China
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183 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015 via mobile

Went to see a temple but ended up in a tourist market, good place for buying trinkets and gifts for friends and family, pretty busy but a fun experience none the less.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

This temple is not so big but very famous in Shanghai, even in south-east China. It is very old and very classic. Most tourist from other part of China may like go visit and have short pray there to request for good luck or good health.

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 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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Thank Jason W
Shanghai, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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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China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013 via mobile

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
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013 via mobile

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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