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Yuyuan Old Street

Houjia Road, Fangbang Middle Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200001, China
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Houjia Road, Fangbang Middle Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200001, China
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely a great walk about. fun and culturally exciting. We avoided the street food but plenty other western travelers did partake of the adventure. The day was about 100* F and we found refuge in a Starbucks....then the electric went out. But a good time...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This district is now bustling with tourists and souvenir shops, but is a lovely collection of old shops and buildings - especially as only 3 blocks away the old city is being bulldozed to make way for sky scrapers. There are really good tea shops...More

Thank Rick M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a lovely street to go down. Of course plenty of shoppping and locals with bargains. Great place for photos too

Thank Susie L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is where you will find the Yuyuan Gardens and please make sure you find them as they are beautiful. The shopping here is terrific and the food selections is vast. Very authentic old buildings and we went back during the evening and lit up...More

Thank philandcathy
Reviewed August 15, 2017

Need a last minute souveneirs, go here. Everything from magnets, tee shirts, etc. never pay full price. Bargain

Thank Jane M
Reviewed August 14, 2017

My friend and I travelled China in July/August, and our trip started and ended in Shanghai. Both times we were in Shanghai we made a point in going to this area, it is beautiful and full of traditional Chinese architect. Lots of stores, vendors, artists,...More

Thank Alessandra C
Reviewed August 14, 2017

Wandering around Yuyuan Old Street is a nice way to spend a bit of time in Shanghai. Be warned the streets get very crowded with tourists and the stall and store owners will definitely try enticing you inside for a 'bargain'. If you like haggling...More

Thank Drbinoche
Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

This market is the right place to stop on your way to the Bund... It is not a really interested place but there some nice restaurants with typical food...

Thank gorkazm
Reviewed August 6, 2017

Wow the amazing sites and sounds of this bustling market make it such a vibrant place to visit for shopping - so many bargains!!! And the delicious Shanghai dumplings- yummy !!!! We loved this place and visited here twice and recommend it to friends who...More

Thank d0nna8383
Reviewed August 5, 2017

There is nothing old about this attraction. Everything appears to be rebuilt and very commercial. It is mostly a shopping center with shops and food. Very westernized with very little actual Chinese culture. Also, it is packed with tourists.

Thank Jake W
Old Town
Shanghai’s original walls live on in the curve of the
streets that serve as the border to the old city. An
aerial view shows a clear circular outline and parts
of the original wall are preserved as monuments to the
ancient past. The main tourist attraction of Yuyuan
(which means Yu garden, though it is often redundantly
referred to as Yuyuan Garden) draws hordes of tourists
every day, but wandering the streets around the
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Caroline M
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Response from ABDUL-ALMALKI | Reviewed this property |
no at all I went there last year in February twice and at June twice as will its free day or night if you want to go for shopping go at the period from 8:00AM to 7:00 PM if you want to go for just hanging out go at night its... More
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