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Hefang Street

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Hefang Street, Shangcheng District, Hangzhou 310002, China
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All reviews street food shops selling tourist street traditional street nice street busy street cheap souvenirs knick knacks stinky tofu local snacks night market traditional chinese medicine ancient china worth a visit couple of hours both sides walk around
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is the town’s “old street,” where efforts have been made to preserve the look and feel of an ancient Chinese city. However, it is overrun by tourist-trap shops that repeat endlessly. If you don’t mind the crowds, thisc is a fine place to stroll...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Amy L
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Avoid as it’s uncomfortably crowded. Overpriced goods. Usual trinkets that are sold everywhere else. Popular with the locals though who come for weird foods that I otherwise avoid when traveling.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Adeleine
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Hefang Street is a nice place to buy souvenirs. Go toward the middle area of the street, between Zhongshan Road and Wu Hill to find the shopping section.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank RuzannaK7
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a great place to take a stroll and buy some famous Hangzhou Longjin tea. It has plenty of atmosphere with hawkers shouting their wares and abundant morsels offered up for tasting. There are also plenty of arts and crafts kiosks and a large...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visit hefang street in short, we stroll around the area and try 3 local food ( chicken satay, some crepe pancake, and mini hotpot)

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jnizevn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a pedestrian mall it's ok. A few blocks of renovated, older buildings fronting a cobblestone/tiled walking only street with nice lights to add to the ambience make for a generally pleasant evening. My only beef is with the variety of stores, or lack of....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank WFfive
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hefang street is a traditional street in Hangzhou, connected with the Souther Song pedestrial street. It's a bit touristy and a bit kitch-y, but still very nice to visit and a good place to get some souvenirs. Traditional food and international chains are both largely...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank GiushiDG
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Busy, vibrant and colorful old town area with olden day's architecture buildings. Along the streets, there are the pharmacies of yester-years with the brown boxes arranged in rows alike lego blocks; the old and the new blend in well with a variety of shops that...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank makaan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Vibrant. Colourful. Typical Chinese pedestrian shopping street but set in a ancient town setting. Street is wide and easy to navigate

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LSY9
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A very touristy old section of Hangzhou. Great old buildings and lots of entertainment on display. Can get very crowded and everyone is selling something. Worth checking out.

Date of experience: November 2018
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November 21, 2018|
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Response from Winnie T | Reviewed this property |
It's not very crowded there because locals think it's too touristy. Plus, I like to slip into the back alleys cause the back alleys show the real historical areas and read the stone writings with pictures depicting what... More
June 29, 2015|
Response from bella c | Reviewed this property |
Hi, We only stayed one night in Hangzhou, although I wish it had been longer, so I can only tell you about our hotel which was the Zhejiang Media Hotel (4 star). It was a very nice hotel but it did not have lake views... More