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All reviews yuyuan garden old style lots of small shops souvenir shops street food fun shopping xiaolongbao bargain hard busy area tea house traditional chinese crowded place ming dynasty worth a visit dumplings shopping area walk around
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a cool stop for cheap souvenirs. You can barter a little as well. Lot's of snack options to try as well.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BrittneyLikeSpears
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kids woke up late - tired from the whole day at Disneyland the day prior. Got freshly steamed Xiaolong Bao (steamed dumplings) from the market next to our residence for breakfast and decided to walk a general direction towars Yu Yuan gardens. Quite easy to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
6  Thank Vigswaminathan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If Shanghai is your only stop in China and you only make it to one city and this is your old town experience, then you should go. You should see the tourist side of China and see some of the traditional architecture. Although, it seems...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank QingdaoAl
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

I have visited this place in November month afternoon its was crowded.its best place to purchase toys for children, suveniour shop have gift 10 yuan are good .it's pearl market also located close yuan garden.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank yogesh k
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

We were really disappointed in this market. The architecture is awesome, but our tour guide told us it isn't actually a historic building. Hardly any food stands and the items in all of the shops were very over priced considering it's all very poor quality....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Amy K
Reviewed 29 October 2018

This place should be a combined with Yu Garden visit at the same time as both these places come as package. If you are looking for local findings, this is the place you must give a try. Good place but do bargain!!!!

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Sourabh-Joshi-INDIA
Reviewed 26 October 2018

Would have loved to have more time for a better visit of the area as we were on a very tight schedule, though if you only have an hour to spare I would still highly recommend you pop (not enough time to enter the garden)...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Alisonzm
Reviewed 21 October 2018

Yes this is a very touristy place - but we loved the vibrance and energy. Many different shops selling lots of different things. A must is Bao - the soup dumplings are fresh and tastey we had a couple - but if you do be...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank John and Deb K
Reviewed 17 October 2018

Very interesting shopping experience. Go with an open mind and be prepared to bargain. I was told 30% of asking price was fair.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank janice o
Reviewed 5 October 2018

The only slightly disappointing experienced during our stay in Shanghai was China Town. Don't get me wrong, the historic basis for the district is important but we found it to be just a little too commercial and not as authentic as it could be. We...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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26 August 2018|
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Response from bechir m | Reviewed this property |
stores are usually souvenir shops and gifts, are closed when tourists do not come, they close around 22-23 o'clock
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5 March 2017|
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Response from ABDUL-ALMALKI | Reviewed this property |
no at all I went there last year in February twice and at June twice as will its free day or night if you want to go for shopping go at the period from 8:00AM to 7:00 PM if you want to go for just hanging out go at night its... More
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