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Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road)

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People’s Square
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Address: Nanjing East Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200000, China
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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Modern, electric street filled with shops, eateries, and lovely restaurants...

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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A "Must See" if you are in Shanghai

A long and most interesting shopping street in Shanghai. West of People Square on West Nanjing Road is one of the most famous shopping streets where you'll find most of the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Greve, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A long and most interesting shopping street in Shanghai. West of People Square on West Nanjing Road is one of the most famous shopping streets where you'll find most of the expensive Western fashion brands represented. East Nanjing Road is a lively pedestrian street taking you from People Square towards The Bond. Here you'll find more famous Western fashion brands... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It was a nice street/ wide alley with many high end stores. I was upset as I was walking with my son and a random local person was giving flyers out and reached down to give it to my son and kissed him on cheek. I thought it was very inappropriate and keep giving him stuff and advertising the him.... More 

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Tehran
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A very nice and classy street full of shops chinese brands are also there... and there is a miniso shop there it's japanese brand really good and cut stuff with low price... it's accessories are really good...

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nanjing Road: Nanjing Road is a splendid shopping street and market area in the center of Shanghai, about 5 km long, divided by People’s Squire into East Nanjing Road and West Nanjing Road. It starts from Bund in the east and finishes near Jingan Temple in the west. It is the most attractive destination reached by 3 Subway stations i.e... More 

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Vlore, Albania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a wonderful human crowd in the Nanjing Road, from the Bund to the People's Square, in the middle of Shanghai. And, what a wonderful police engagement taking care for the crowd security, forming a human barrier between the cars and so much people pouring in the street.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

full of shopping malls and people. In the night it gets even more crowded than during the day, with people shopping and dancing around

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A scene from the movies?! This is like the equivalent of the iconic New York City Big Apple street. Its blazing neon signs, the gazillion or so people walking the streets and just enjoying life. So many stores, eateries and street life to soak up.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

New Yorkers will know what I mean when I say it's like 14th Street in Chinese. No thanks. Nothing here worth seeing or buying, for my money. Some of the smaller street vendors may have tourist souvenirs you'd want, but I can't imagine you couldn't find them somewhere more pleasant to stroll. Not my cup of tea at ALL.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Nanjing road is great to go through. The shops are all great but don't expect bargains. Everything was about the same price as in Europe WARNING: Every person who doesn't have an asian face will get confronted with this. And a lot of asian people too. There are some older lady's who try to sell stuff and show you a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Oh what I love about Shanghai is the Xiao Long Bao! Cheap at its best! This place is the bargain area and love the buzz of people, souvenirs and cheongsam! How lovely and fabulous are they! Must learn how to speak the language or two for haggling!

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People’s Square
People’s Square brings with it all the excitement you would expect from the town square of one of the biggest cities in the world. The area around People’s Square and People’s Park is always a abuzz with activity. Oceans of local and foreign tourists flow in and out of the area every day to see grand museums, go shopping and eat at some of Shanghai’s most storied food centers. Shanghai residents, meanwhile, live and work in the many residential and office high-rises. While much of Shanghai stays busy late into the night, this really is an area that never sleeps with glitzy nightclubs keeping people up until the wee hours of the morning.