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Houjia Road, Fangbang Middle Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200001, China
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All reviews yuyuan garden old style chinese architecture souvenir shops lots of small shops street food fun shopping tourist area bargain hard busy area xiaolongbao worth a visit ming dynasty tea house dumplings walk around xiao long bao
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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

1  Thank janice o
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank NauticalDreamer3010
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a fun place to go to shop. The store owners will usually bargain. There are lots of stores to visit, and the Chinese styled architecture is a contrast to the surrounding high-rise buildings surrounding. Combine this with a trip to Yu Garden. The...More

Thank LibbyH1
Reviewed 27 August 2018

This is one of the places that you might love for the historical buildings but also question a bit given the extreme kitsch offering and setting of some of the shops. Attention foreign travellers, negotiate your prices hard as it is a hobby to charge...More

Thank Carlo W
Reviewed 22 August 2018

Chinatown in Shanghai is a nice place to lose yourself for a few hours. Buildings with striking architecture, crowds from all over, garden mansions, shopping and cafes. Some shops are within the old city boundaries, some are on the street just outside. On most you...More

2  Thank Sofi N
Reviewed 22 August 2018

One of the shopping street located at Yu Garden. The same situation is too crowd for you to have a good shopping experience. Short street as it is take only 5 min you can walk a round. Visited on Oct 2017.

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Reviewed 16 August 2018

Yuyuan Old Street's history dates back from Ming to Qing Dynasties (late 1300 to early 1900). Jewelry shops, souvenir stores, food stalls, banks, etc... abound in this bustling commercial centre. Day or night, this place is always swamped with locals and tourist alike. Bemusing as...More

2  Thank yycflip
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

We visited 'chinatown' of Shanghai on our TripADeal tour of China. The appearance of the buildings and people walking around eating food and enjoying being there was like walking the streets of a China area of Disneyland! The shop keepers weren't giving the hardest sell...More

1  Thank Veronan186
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Well worth a visit. Finished in the 16th Century during the Ming Dynasty nu a Govt Official, it is one of the very few "old quarters" of Shanghai that is left, approx 5 acres in area. Most of Shanghai are relatively new ie early 20th...More

1  Thank 399antoinek
Reviewed 2 August 2018

yuyuan old street and the area around it offers a glimpse into old china. there was nothing remarkable for sale, same stuff as elsewhere, but the cool old architecture and decor is remarkable.

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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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K_Kunkewitz
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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Caroline M
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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