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Yuyuan Old Street, Shanghai
(3.5/5 based on 700+ reviews on the web)
Also called Mioqian Dajie throughout history, Yuyuan Old Street represents an attractive combination of entertainment and culture with an enviable commercial background. Many banks, jewelery shops, and teahouses are situated in this bustling street, which dates back to the Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1911) dynasties. Many residences were preserved and restored, while some parts contain traces of European influence. Visit a variety of stores which purvey all sorts of handicrafts, paintings, jewelery, herbs, and clothing, as well as local delicacies. Should you tire from exploring the site, relax at the famous classical garden, or head to a Taoist, Buddhist, or Muslim temple for some peace and quiet. To visit Yuyuan Old Street on your holiday in Shanghai, and find out what else Shanghai has to offer, use our Shanghai tourist route planner.
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  • In short, lots of restaurants, you can eat a wide variety of shops, so it makes perfect sense to buy good souvenirs. At night, turn on the lights on the eaves of points. The former People's Republic of China felt the market. Five hundred years ago: I feel walking long distances.
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  • At first came on the night the illuminated building was very clean. 2-10 buying China ornament in original uniform. In addition, figurines of the Oriental Pearl Tower (30 original) Watch, leave suddenly 15 offered to buy. By the way same figurines in airport duty-free shops 98 did.
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  • The location is easy to access just stop at yuyuan garden station . Crowded during weekend . Go to exit 1 then you can follow the crowd . Nice location if you love taking pics . Oh ya for muslim i spo...  more »
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  • This place is huge and it's a maze if you don't turn on your body's internal GPS you'll get lost easily because everything looks the same. There's nothing special to see here, the food aren't particularly good and some of the places smells really bad because garbage is everywhere.
  • A really fun shopping area. The high traffic areas a kind of tourist traps, so be brave and explore the alleys. Bring your negotiating skills.
  • Had lunch at a Chinese food cafe outside the garden, they charged double the price but serviced cold food.
  • Whatever it is a mixed feeling of ants. Japanese good duck, so just come smattering Japan Japanese people. "Turkey, allow. Geneve, knockoff. Omiyagenydozo ' I w
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  • Now, although is called "Old town", but not really has to do something. All more or less for us tourists rebuilt and is somehow similar to Disneyland. Unfortunately, nothing at all is originally. At most times, surviving a photo for the home, which it clearly a China see as we know it from the movies.
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