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Former French Concession
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All reviews art galleries market sells food shops unique shops dapuqiao station narrow streets metro stop wander around french concession tian zi fang couple of hours few hours tianzifang maze souvenirs shopping exit
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its easy to get lost in the alleys in and around Taikang Road and we had lots of fun doing just that. We wondered for about two hours, saw interesting boutiques, had lunch in the upstairs of an old house that gave a good view...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lori C
Reviewed 3 November 2018

Passing this store did not expect 15 minutes of glasses to be done, picked a 299 package with the price of the lens, very affordable A really good quality and cheap! There is also a staff member optometry inside is also very accurate.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Navigator28474688708
Reviewed 15 September 2018

You have to go to this place. These small alleys are a charming mix of small shops (craf and art galleries and the like), bars, restaurants and so on. You can just wander around and then have a snack or a meal. It is a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Aleph_999
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Absolutely worth a visit. Located not far from the main shopping street Huaihai Road, this this small area stands in stark contrast to the high-rise buildings nearby, which makes it charming. Small coffee shops, restaurants, Art galleries, craft and jewellery shops, this is a buzzing...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Carlo W
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Everyone who visits Shanghai must first visit Tianzifang to see the traditional shikumen style block. It’s a cute and unique “outdoor shopping paradise with traditional outlook. ( yes people still living In there. Every time it’s so nice to visit because one can never know...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Pure_Fin
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

An eye opener for foreigners who have yet to experience the “haggling culture” of China. Prepare to haggle at least 50% into the stated price, unless you really like the item. Things are definitely more expensive. Recommend to check out this place at level 2...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Itsmejunko
Reviewed 2 August 2018

A lot of small stores where you can buy good souveniers. You just need to learn how to bargain. Walk around the small streets, buy some stuff, eat or drink in small pubs around the area. its like a one stop shop. i suggest to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank mike03182018
Reviewed 1 August 2018

tai kang road is a cool little street, some decent shopping at night and some great street food is available here.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank robnkim
Reviewed 25 July 2018

A bit curates egg some bits are tacky souvenirs other OK good mix of food shops dont miss the 9" chips. Can get a bit clostrphobic as alleys narrow.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Princethorpe
Reviewed 11 July 2018

This is a warren of old stone lane houses, converted into shops, bars, restaurants. If you want to see some local art and handicrafts, this is a good bet. There are now unfortunately a lot of tacky souvenir shops there, but just ignore those. Many...More

Date of experience: April 2018
3  Thank hellobanana
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Former French Concession
While there are technical borders to the area formerly
governed by the French in Shanghai, the "French
Concession" of today is an amorphous neighborhood that
is a favorite of the city's foreign residents. While
it is mostly within the Xuhui district, residents will
sometimes include parts of Jing'an and Luwan in their
mental maps of the Former French Concession. The area
seems frozen in time, characterized by quiet,
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