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A busy area of hustle and bustle - a shopping space, built in a traditional Chinese architectural style, with a wide variety of shops and food outlets built around narrow lanes and streets. Seems a bit touristy and there is some hard selling from some...More
Easy to walk around in a couple of hours. Pretty gardens and pavilions and lots of shops to buy your souvenirs. Interesting old buildings, fabulous tea houses and lots of produce to tease the senses. Worthwhile. Beware though it is crowded and so be careful...More
The garden area complex with its old pavilions, rock gardens and arched bridges is surrounded by crowded narrow pedestrian streets selling everything from food to antiques to modern Chinese wares. It is a very busy crowded tourist area and a chance to pick up souvenirs.
We enjoyed the Old Town area of Shanghai. Although we visited toward the end of the Chinese New Year holiday, while crowded, it was not overwhelming.
The old Town is a fun place to visit, with a lot of shops offering a large variety of...More
Old traditional look of Shanghai. Our guide called this "China Town" within a China Town. Some beautiful older style buildings, narrow streets, crowded as can be, a lot of small vendors selling tourist stuff. Turkish ice cream vendor was so much fun, acting like he...More
We have been here several times over the years and all those memories came flashing back on this visit. The area is still well kept up. The center of old town is a koi fish reflection pond that is one of the most photographed areas...More
It is a beautiful place, even if you consider how commercialized it is. Walking along the street and alleys of the old town would still give you the sense of the heritage being preserved when you observe the architectural elements of the buildings around.