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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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  • In Shanghai Chinese place I went. I went on Sunday morning. Many people already. Restaurant cooking, building, staff.
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  • If there's one thing you need to do when visiting a place, is trying to understand their culture. While walking through the streets and buildings of the old city, peculiar you captures all the spirit of old Shanghai negotiators. I just don't have a lot of patience with the most insistent. Hint, walk the streets around and you will find good deals.
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  • You can stroll day or night, is a sample of traditional china, is one of the must-see
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