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Taikang Road

Shanghai, China
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Former French Concession
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Reviewed 18 December 2017

This is where the locals shop for fresh cuts of meats and vegetables. In the United States, these markets would be referred to as “farmers’ markets” rather than “wet markets” as is the case in Asia. Walking through them is to see a bit of...More

Thank ITRT
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Added this to itinerary last minute and ended up being nice place to shop for souvenirs and wander into art galleries. Went with guide the first time and by myself by metro the second time.

Thank mcmusgro
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

I’m a regular to shanghai but have never been here and read about it in TripAdvisor. Yes quaint but a serious tourist area. Worth a look but that’s it. I saw that they did tours here for quite a lots of $. Don’t. Get a...More

1  Thank Lawrence B
Reviewed 4 November 2017

The narrow streets are full of shops and restaurants. They are not as cheap as Fang Bang markets but the shops offer a better quality. There are some unique shops including a cat cafe. It was fun to wander for a bargain and find some...More

Thank Barnsey44
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Visited during the day and checked out all the little stores. Not just your usual tourist offering - had some great local traders. Make sure you check out the carved pearl jewellery store. Went back later in the night and had some great beers at...More

Thank Ian R
Reviewed 7 September 2017

A great set of small walking streets off Taikang Road. There's plenty of street food, shopping for souvenirs, trinkets, clothing, jewelry and other things. And there are lots of good bars and restaurants. It's mostly frequented by locals and Asian tourists, but it's very friendly...More

1  Thank Sebastian T
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Great place to enjoy Chinese items, souvenirs and food; the prices is nothing expensive and products has a good quality. We bought some leather items and many souvenirs (same souvenirs and brands that you can buy at airport) but obviously cheaper. You have to visit...More

Thank fedji1228
Reviewed 24 July 2017

This area has narrow streets with cute little shops. Overall the shops are very clean, modern and tidy. No strange dirty shops here. You can buy a lot of things but it is mainly focussed on parfume, food and drings, watches, hand bags, souvenirs, ......More

Thank JonasJackson666
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

My husband and I wandered into this area to see the shops and cafes. Very adorable street with lots of interesting stores and items. Also stopped for coffee and dessert at one of the cafes. Great way to spend a few hours in the afternoon.

Thank Alexandra M
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Little alleys of shops and eateries. Recommended as it is in the same area as the Former French Concession, metro stop Dapuqiao. Walk outside the main alleys and you will find true locals buying and selling their wares. The FFC was a disappointment and luckily...More

Thank HotspiceAustralia
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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