Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road), Shanghai

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Explore one of the city's busiest shopping streets and commercial centers at Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road). Located between the Huangpu District to the east and the Jing'an District to the west, the largely pedestrianized road stretches a total of 5.5 km (3.4 mi). With over 1 million daily visitors, the highly commercial zone houses European-style restaurants, a century-old outdoor market, huge department stores, and traditional eateries. Inspect many remarkable places of interest during your stroll, such as the exhibition center, temple, and the hotel. During the Chinese New Year, the street becomes lavishly covered in lanterns and decorations, and it hosts majestic firework displays. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road) by using our Shanghai trip planner .
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  • The bustling Nanjing Road is now no longer the style of the old Shanghai, the modern consumption, shopping and tourism meaning more. Foreign visitors to the 滬, the local people are not willing to go.
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  • We have a friend living in Shanghai and led us to this site so different both shopping and enjoy their streets and their views also very nice people
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  • It is one of the main market areas of Shanghai. Very crowded with some good shops catering to all stratas of the society  more »
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  • Very busy shopping/eating district. Definitely a fun place to stroll and look around. At the main area, cars are blocked off from entering the street. A lot of it is souvenir shops and trendy shops. It was a little hard to find some of the shops that are more traditional and are hidden gems. When you do find the smaller quick service restaurants, the lines were crazy! But so worth the wait. My family and I booked it before it got dark because there seems to be a lot of scammers.
  • This is one of the busiest shopping areas. So many stores, beautiful architecture. High end stores, mix of everything. There are these people approaching you asking if you want knock offs of high end watches and handbags. Be careful, if you are interested, tell them bring whatever it is you want right there on the strip, don't wander off with them. At night Nanjing road is spectacular with the lights, great opportunity for photos.
  • Great environment. It's full of thugs. Beware for anyone trying to sell a product or service. Posted pictures of girls and place who had robbed us. Do not fall in trap. They are more smarter then you they will ensure to get all the money they can.
  • Beautiful scenic shopping area Walking street with garden A small train takes you from one end to the other Many Western as well as local brands Some building historic Lots of people come just to relax and walk Many hotels and restaurants around Few halal restaurants
  • Busiest shopping district in Shanghai​. Nice buildings along the street, with The Bund at the end of the road. Definitely a must visit shopping avenue at Shanghai ;)

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