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Old Town (Nanshi)

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All reviews turkish ice cream tea house old style yu garden chinese buildings food stalls tourist shops amazing architecture lots of shops dumplings zig zag bridge buy souvenirs chinese new year narrow streets great shopping for sale worth a visit
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good for resting . , have dining ,historical ., take photos ., nice for children ., tea house , will visit again in next trip

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank habib_ilean
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Paul T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Joanne P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank shark939
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Impressive place at night. It is a must see if you are in Shanghai. Tried the Chinese crispy traditional pancake. Absolutely delicious :)

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Portmac1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Chris v
Reviewed February 12, 2019

A real view of what life was like. The people here are actually friendly and just as curious about us. Loved the feel, every corner was a new place to explore. Genuine.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank 306alannat
Reviewed February 7, 2019

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank midwaytoheaven
Reviewed February 5, 2019

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. It...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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No fee, but you will shop it is irresistible
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Response from Doris Satie F | 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.