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1933 Old Millfun, Shanghai

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Architectural Building Tourist Spot
A raw concrete modernist structure, 1933 Old Millfun once operated as Shanghai’s cattle slaughterhouse, now serving as an industrial park space. Surrounded by roads and water, this five-story art deco building with a brutalist feel was designed by a British architect in 1933. Feel a chill run down your spine as you examine the building's huge gutters and bridges, which were used to transport the unfortunate animals across large halls and maze-like spiral galleries. Transformed into an exhibition space, the building now hosts fashion shows, concerts, and press conferences, and is also used as a conference hall. Make 1933 Old Millfun a centerpiece of your Shanghai vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Shanghai vacation generator.
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  • We live in Shanghai and had heard about this old slaughterhouse for awhile but hadn't had a chance to get there until yesterday. If you like art deco architecture, or if you like taking photos, or if ...  more »
  • I went there few times, I love to take my camera wioth me, it is an unique place and sometimes give you uncomfortable feeling.. I don't know why.  more »
  • Very interesting architecture for this former slaughter factory. Pure 30's style. Industrial look for this 1930 building. The structure looks ok despite minimum renovation done. A place to see even no...  more »