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Shanghai Xinchang Ancient Town

Xinchang Town, Nanhui District, Shanghai 201314, China
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Nice little trip to the past, right out of Shanghai

This was an enjoyable half day trip into old Shanghai. Lots of traditional buildings with plenty of... read more

Reviewed 7 February 2017
Julien P
Still not "so tourist" site of this little ancient town

still keep traditional life with local residential living in this area, quiet and peaceful. local... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2016
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Xinchang Town, Nanhui District, Shanghai 201314, China
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Reviewed 7 February 2017

This was an enjoyable half day trip into old Shanghai. Lots of traditional buildings with plenty of shops and restaurants/snacks places to visit. Just don't go there during Chinese New Year as it will be very crowded. Recommanded if you want to experience life as...More

Thank Julien P
Reviewed 10 December 2016

still keep traditional life with local residential living in this area, quiet and peaceful. local people are kindly . quite easy for parking

Thank shanghai-driver-sam
Reviewed 10 November 2016

not so far from Shanghai Pudong Airport. 10 mins ride of Maglev train, 15 mins of subway and 5 mins of bus. it has good and ancient atmosphere, and I can try kinds of local foods there.

Thank Benjiao
Reviewed 1 November 2016

People who find it difficult to reach this charming town should pass their time in Shanghai. After having visited there many times I still look forward to going back. This is not like some contrived Disneyland like attraction but is still able to bring the...More

Thank Huaqing
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Compared to other water towns, this one gets to the top of our list. There are maybe not so much waterways as others, but it feels pretty authentic, not as much touristically exploited. We visited at sun set and had some great photo opportunities. The...More

Thank Brussels_Judging
Reviewed 24 July 2016

It sounded easy to get there as we had the metro station and expected to walk to it. We had to catch a bus and had no idea where to get off. Thanks to a kind man waiting for the same bus and who spoke...More

Thank Colleen N
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

What a change of pace. Still lot tourists around but the street vendors don't harass you You can walk into shops and just shop Was fun going for ride in boat on the river streets . Prices were great to And I even found a...More

1  Thank Awsomeal
Reviewed 9 April 2016

While it is not the easiest place to get to, it is possible to take the main HuNan road buses and to get off close to the location and walk the last 5 minutes. It is easily accessible from the north or south entrances. The...More

Thank Gary M
Reviewed 16 December 2015

Spent a lovely time here yesterday but it was freezing so dress accordingly if going in winter. Charming olde worlde town and great to visit in winter as you avoid the crowds. However, we got there quite early (9.30 am) and a lot of places...More

Thank Susan K
Reviewed 10 December 2015

Don't fail to try the little riverside restaurants . The food is typical Chinese and the people in the village live a happy simple life reflected in their kind welcome of foreigners .I have to visit this place every time I go to Shaghai to...More

Thank graingrover
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