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Nanxiang Ancient Town

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another SH old street place that is worth a visit

other reviewers get it spot on with what the place is like, so if you are looking for something... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
Shanghai, China
Small but good

A few streets with the ancient style buildings which has shops selling food, clothing and craft. A... read more

Reviewed 18 December 2016
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Nanxiang Town, Jiading District, Shanghai 201802, China
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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...More

Thank CarSteHolden
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

You can take the subway here and spend a few hours strolling with the locals. You will find no western tourists here. It’s quite nice and well worth the time if you are in the city for more than 3 days. It’s not really a...More

Thank Daniel G
Reviewed 3 March 2018

other reviewers get it spot on with what the place is like, so if you are looking for something different to do on a day - or night - in Shanghai this place is the typical old street kinda place. Has loads of different places...More

1  Thank AzitiZ
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

After being to several towns like this I would say this is nothing that special. Goods for sale such as clothes, souvenirs, toys and appliances. Also a lot of food places. The town is small. It's a nice little place though.

1  Thank Marco R
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

... you are looking for a typical small water town near Shanghai, which ist not full of tourist groups. Old houses, some bridges and the two stone pagodas in the 'city center'. We enjoyed the dumplings served at many places. Just walk around and feel...More

Thank Weisteff
Reviewed 6 October 2017

I have lived in Shanghai for a number of years. More recently I decided to start exploring the outskirts of the city in an attempt to discover the less traveled areas and have some new experiences To that effect, decided to jump on line 11...More

4  Thank NickInChina1
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

A few streets with the ancient style buildings which has shops selling food, clothing and craft. A bit of a walk from the metro station; the walk is about 20 minutes. The temple gates history is worth a look so too the two old wells...More

Thank K31vin
Reviewed 14 December 2016

I really enjoyed my visit to the Nanxiang Ancient Town and nearby Guyi Gardens. I particularly liked the gardens, which are a lovely respite from the hustle and bustle of Shanghai. Neither place was particularly crowded and those there were probably 99% locals just taking...More

1  Thank Tamara S
Reviewed 31 July 2016

This town is as charming as Qibao Town but quieter, without tourists, fortunately. There is beautiful budhist temple worth to visit. Try the famous dumplings! After eating, walk to Guyi gardens. Wonderful place!

1  Thank Margarita703
Reviewed 17 July 2016

In spite of few reviews I went to Nanxiang. It took me over one hour with the subway from Changning District to get there. I visited the Old street and the three small bridges. The old town is quite nice and small. If you have...More

Thank Sandy M
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