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* Take photos of the old style buildings in the '''Laocheng (Old Town) Huang Miao''' shopping district. Come back at night after 6.30 pm when the lights are on for an experience. Eat upstairs at one of the restaurants overlooking the square on Yu Yuan Lu (a pond criss-crossed by a zig-zag bridge and tea room) and see the reflections of the night lights. (The entrance to Yu Yuan Gardens can be found in the centre of this interesting area)
  
 
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Revision as of 17:29, 21 April 2009

Old City is the area inside the the ancient walled city of Shanghai, the city walls ringed the city around what is today Remin & Zhonghua streets. During the era of foreign concessions, the old city remained exclusively Chinese, and foreigners seldom ventured there. These days there are more foreigners, and while the attractions here, touted as the old Shanghai is rather touristy, they are undeniably picturesque. Neither is the "Old Town" exclusively old, tall modern buildings have - like in the rest of the city - started shooting up around the two main streets intersecting the district, but you still have a chance to take in the atmosphere if you wonder into the quaint side streets.

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See

  • Chenghuang Miao Temple, Chenxiangge Lu 29.
  • Dajing Tower, Dajing Lu 269.
  • Old City Wall, Dajingge Lu 269. The small surviving part of the city wall
  • Jiu Qu Qiao Bridge.
  • Yuyuan Garden, Anren Lu 132.
  • Chenxiang Ge Temple, Chenxiangge Lu 29.
  • Baiyun Guan Temple, Baiyun Guan Lu.
  • Xiaotayuan Mosque, Xiaotaoyuan Jie 52.
  • Wenmiao Temple, Wenmiao Lu 215.

Do

  • Take photos of the old style buildings in the Laocheng (Old Town) Huang Miao shopping district. Come back at night after 6.30 pm when the lights are on for an experience. Eat upstairs at one of the restaurants overlooking the square on Yu Yuan Lu (a pond criss-crossed by a zig-zag bridge and tea room) and see the reflections of the night lights. (The entrance to Yu Yuan Gardens can be found in the centre of this interesting area)

Buy

Eat

  • Fuyou Antique Market

Drink

  • Huxingtong Teahouse.

Sleep

Contact

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