Old Town (Nanshi), Shanghai

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Step back in time as you explore Old Town (Nanshi), the district that used to sit within the walls of ancient Shanghai. Although rebuilt, the area still retains its “old China” atmosphere and charm. Roam its narrow side streets and experience the new interspersed with the old, as you meander through the crowds of the bazaar, or visit one of the numerous temples sprinkled around the area. Browse the district for souvenirs, antiques, or novelty shops, and sample countless local delicacies from the abundant restaurants and street food stalls in the area. For Old Town (Nanshi) and beyond, use our Shanghai holiday builder tool to get the most from your Shanghai vacation.
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  • October 3, 2017
    If visits the Yuyuan gardens will pass by this beautiful and traditional area. Very oriented to tourism, full of shops and places to eat
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  • October 2, 2017
    Took a tour of the old town area and learned many interesting facts about the city and its history including many of the famous people who used to live there.  more »
  • October 1, 2017
    A fun spot to spend a couple of hours. Shops offer a variety of items, although prices can be a little high and not as eager to barter as elsewhere.  more »

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