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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 vacation builder to get the most from your Shanghai vacation.
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  • This place has a cachet but touristic exploitation is intensified. the ideal would be to come at a less busy time... but when?
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  • Visited one Saturday morning. Great street food and plenty of shopping. New coffee shop about to open which should be awesome.  more »
  • This was probably the most crowded areas that we were in while in China. Literally people were wall-to-wall, going both directions. There is a "square" for lack of a better term in the middle surround...  more »