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Touristy but nice architecture and many restaurants

I have been here twice and plan to try to come in the early morning on a weekday in the future to... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2018
Calvin C
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Manchester, New Hampshire
Serene environment

We went there on a sunny morning, which the artistic shops were opened. The area is within the Ming... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2018
retiredhaha
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Oahu, Hawaii
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Intersection of Gutong Alley and Jianzi Alley, Nanjing, China
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Reviewed 3 May 2015

Near the newly opened MRT stop to Wudingmen station 武定门站 (line 3), Take the 2nd exit out of the station, turn right and you'll find the entrance to Loamendong around 400m down the road on your left. Laomendong is a tourist area based on an...More

5  Thank BobbyGentry
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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

The view and the architecture of ancient Chinese lifestyle there is awesome. I’ll recommend to visit in the evening because the lighting can illuminate its beauty. You can go there by line 3, get out at wudingmen station and take exit 2 , after that...More

2  Thank imwaqasnawaz
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Reviewed 6 October 2018

I have been here twice and plan to try to come in the early morning on a weekday in the future to see it before the crowds come. This area is filled with attractive and historic buildings which are now restaurants and souvenir shops. It...More

Thank Calvin C
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

We went there on a sunny morning, which the artistic shops were opened. The area is within the Ming wall, the architecture of the structure are reminiscent of bygone era. There is an art academy within the area and simple eateries that cater to the...More

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Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Nice area to walk through with tons of restaurants, there is also an art museum here. Great place for photo opportunities and food, but besides that there is nothing much to do.

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Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

our receptionist at hotel told us this place is good. we went there, no expectation. turns out this place is so nice, so pretty to take a lot of pictures and relax a bit. recommend you to visit this place anytime you come to Nanjing.

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Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Love the atmosphere of this area . Gives you a complete picture of the art , culture and food . A time honored fried dumpling place here is a must . It's halal lamb fried dumplings . Very famous with the locals and the tourists

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Reviewed 24 August 2018

I first saw this area from the wall and wanted to see it. It is an original area of housing that has been "updated"in a fairly major way but you can still appreciate the old houses and the beautiful old woodwork. The shops are for...More

1  Thank KatePnz
Reviewed 7 April 2018

If this is your first time in china, then perhaps this place would be of great interest. If not, then it’s just another Nanjing thing to do if you have nothing else planned.

Thank pattng
Reviewed 1 April 2018

We went to Laomen East Pedestrian Street to find a burger place that we found online and when we arrived found that the area is great. It is filled with shops, cafes, restaurants, art and artists, scenic beauty, historic buildings, and is huge. Laomen will...More

Thank Greg R
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

The view and the architecture of ancient Chinese lifestyle there is awesome. I’ll recommend to visit in the evening because the lighting can illuminate its beauty. You can go there by line 3, get out at wudingmen station and take exit 2 , after that...More

2  Thank imwaqasnawaz
Reviewed 21 January 2018

One of Nanjing's more recent attractions, Laomendong looks like an old city quarter, but actually it is all new. It is old only by name. The eastern section is already teeming with shops and restaurants, whereas the western section (the section close to Zhonghua Men)...More

Thank Markus A. W
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Response from Rob B | Reviewed this property |
Take Metro Line 3, get off at Wuding Gate Station. Go out from Exit 2, turn right walk about 700 meters Laomendong is on the left
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