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Old Town (Nanshi)

Huangpu District, Shanghai 200000, China
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Huangpu District, Shanghai 200000, China
Old Town
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Our guide took us to the Old Town and my first thought was " So this is where everyone is". What a very busy area, very interesting, but if you don't like crowds in what feels like a fairly tightly enclosed town, this may not...More

Thank Colin B
Reviewed 3 days ago

A great place to start any visit to Shanghai or China. Things to buy things to eat activities of every type happening on the street from bike repair to food preparation.

Thank Jean_Valjean
Reviewed 4 days ago

Our group entered the area and we were blown away by the stunning architecture and beautiful garden and pond. We immediately took a group picture because this is what we think of when we think about Chinese architecture. Then we saw the Starbucks. Then we...More

Thank psudino
Reviewed 4 days ago

It's just not worth the time, nothing but shops that sell things you can buy anywhere else in Shanghai, food is not good, you can get better food everywhere in Shanghai street or in a mall. Just go to the Bund and stay away from...More

Thank nelson c
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth a wander through this beautiful area. Lovely little shops to visit and amazing food to view and sample. Busy and very clean and colourful.

Thank Led1917
Reviewed 1 week ago

Exquisite carved wooden buildings. Very well preserved. Has very interesting trinkets to purchase and all kinds of food.

Thank Riaz U
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must visit as it is where you enter the Yu Yuan Gardens, Very Touristy Full of Shops Plenty of Dumpling Shops

Thank Garry M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It seems like every city in China has an area where you find what you find in Old Town Shanghai. You walk along tight streets where vendors are selling local foods on a stick and other ways and shops are selling tourist items. There were...More

Thank AllanH328
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have been here a few times over the years. Is really nice with the classic architecture, and quite a few buildings to see. Went to the teahouse and had tea on the upper floor overlooking the ponds; that was quite nice but very expensive. Most...More

Thank Joe A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Usual shops and market area visited by locals and tourists alike. Able to negotiate prices but watch out for scams and "Rolex" watches !!! Walk over the Zig Zag bridge in the center of the old town.

Thank glopaul
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
27 August 2016|
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Response from stacy B | Reviewed this property |
No, no entrance fee needed.
5 May 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.