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Old Town (Nanshi)

Huangpu District, Shanghai 200000, China
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Huangpu District, Shanghai 200000, China
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"old style"
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"yu garden"
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"tourist shops"
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"street food"
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"chinese buildings"
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"lots of shops"
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"zig zag bridge"
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"dumplings"
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"tea ceremony"
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"chinese new year"
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"great shopping"
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"for sale"
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"beautiful architecture"
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Reviewed today

Every product/style conceivable! This is where you can enjoy seahorse/scorpions on a stick - or delicious mung bean icecream (more my style) - bookstores/galleries/tea houses... even a good old fashioned peep show. I could live here :) and can't wait to return.

Thank eeycee
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked around that area and truned by at night time. It is really nice to see that style of houses and streets. Not really sure if the buildings are old but I liked it a lot. This spot is perfect if you like to...More

Thank Worldskarma
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we really enjoyed the old town, but it was amazingly packed with local tourists since we were visiting on a national holiday weekend. I would recommend not going on a holiday, it was too crowded to even walk.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Called old street by the locals, this large outdoor bazaar is fun and huge and the architecture mimics dynasty style buildings. The goods range from cheap to exquisite. There is some soliciting and haggling, but a lot of that seems to have been stopped or...More

Thank saracalcerano
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good shopping surrounded by very beautiful building. One of the busy place I when is shanghai, but worth a visit.

Thank Emma S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went early thinking we would miss crowds. But it was very busy.Very different from when I went before. There are many shops restaurants and Chinese souvenir shops. Very touristy

Thank 918teresah
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just have to do this, like you just have to do the Bund. :-) It is the Tourist area. It has a lot to buy (haggle, buy chopsticks, panda bears, artsy note books, ..), a lot to eat - I mean a lot (cafeteria style,...More

Thank Paul J
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Reviewed July 12, 2018

The old town we were told is not so old, having been created for tourism some 20 years ago to give you an idea as to what China was like way back in the past. However, it was very interesting.

Thank Carol R
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Reviewed July 11, 2018

The old town is a nice place to visit. Although it is touristic it gives you a good feel of traditional Chinese architecture. Do not forget to visit the temple with the statues of historic famous Chinese generals.

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Reviewed July 5, 2018

a good place to find local and overall China artisanal stuff you can get good price after some discussion

Thank adaudignon
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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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Bondikjova V
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Response from saracalcerano | Reviewed this property |
No fee, but you will shop it is irresistible
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alchemista
May 5, 2016|
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Response from DSFontes | Reviewed this property |
See if you can find on GOOGLE MAPS with this coordinates: 584 Ren Min Lu Shanghai Shi, China 31.228692, 121.487442 When you look at it through satellite mode, you'll see a zigzag path bridge.
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