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If you want to visit an ancient water town and don't want to aggro of having to travel a long way this is the one to do. We did it easily without being able to speak a word of Chinese. Easy to get to on the metro with a 25 minute walk. Lots of shops and food stalls and interesting...
"It would be hard to miss them if you visit the water town"
reviewed April 6, 2019 by Alex K
When visiting the town you will definitely see the towers. They are very pretty but you can’t climb them. If you live in Shanghai it is a nice town to visit. I wouldn’t suggest visiting for tourists with a time limit.
The things I’d do for XLB... it only makes sense to want to visit the birth place of xiaolongbao!! These Shanghainese soup dumplings are 90% of the reason why I love Shanghai so much. Take the dark red line 11 to Nanxiang. Walk 10 mins along Gulong Lu and you’ll find the place where it all began 😍
I consider myself as a fan of Xiaolongbao. I've been to Din Tai Fung many many times before. I mean don't get me wrong, their Xiaolongbao are very very good. But comparing those with Nan Xiang's, I have to say that Nan Xiang's Xiaolongbao still hold the edge. The Xiaolongbaos at Nan Xiang are just perfect, and have to be...
Nanxiang is famous for its dumpling, and old street.
This restaurant is at the side of the old street, you can open the window to see old street.
Food is normal compare to it's price, but environment is good for business meal.
Nice and spacious rooms. Very classy hotel.
There's also a spa at level 4. If I am not wrong, there is also a swimming pool.
But bedsheets were dirty when I was back at night to sleep. As it was too late, didn't ask housekeeping to change
Was booked here for several nights and was very disappointed.
*Note: Front desk clerks do not speak English.
-Escort cards are on your hotel door every evening
-dirty shoe print on bathroom floor upon arrival
-desk was covered in dust
-rooms are tiny
-very little light in room and window small
-construction outside hotel and starts very early in...