We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Nanxiang Ancient Town

Closed Now: 7:55 a.m. - 4:33 p.m.
Open today: 7:55 a.m. - 4:33 p.m.
Save
Share
Review Highlights
another SH old street place that is worth a visit

other reviewers get it spot on with what the place is like, so if you are looking for something... read more

Reviewed March 3, 2018
AzitiZ
,
Shanghai, China
Small but good

A few streets with the ancient style buildings which has shops selling food, clothing and craft. A... read more

Reviewed December 17, 2016
K31vin
via mobile
Read all 47 reviews
93
All photos (93)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good61%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“metro station”(4 reviews)
“worth a visit”(5 reviews)
“walk around”(2 reviews)
About
Closed Now
Hours Today: 7:55 a.m. - 4:33 p.m.
See all hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
26°
20°
Sep
22°
15°
Oct
15°
Nov
Contact
Nanxiang Town, Jiading District, Shanghai 201802, China
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Shanghai
from US$30.80
More Info
from US$27.00
More Info
from US$28.00
More Info
Reviews (47)
Filter reviews
23 results
Traveller rating
6
13
4
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
6
13
4
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsmetro stationworth a visitwalk arounddumplingsstoneintersectiontemplechinesechina
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 23 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want to visit an ancient water town and don't want to aggro of having to travel a long way this is the one to do. We did it easily without being able to speak a word of Chinese. Easy to get to on...More

Thank CarSteHolden
Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

You can take the subway here and spend a few hours strolling with the locals. You will find no western tourists here. It’s quite nice and well worth the time if you are in the city for more than 3 days. It’s not really a...More

Thank Daniel G
Reviewed March 3, 2018

other reviewers get it spot on with what the place is like, so if you are looking for something different to do on a day - or night - in Shanghai this place is the typical old street kinda place. Has loads of different places...More

1  Thank AzitiZ
Reviewed October 25, 2017 via mobile

After being to several towns like this I would say this is nothing that special. Goods for sale such as clothes, souvenirs, toys and appliances. Also a lot of food places. The town is small. It's a nice little place though.

1  Thank Marco R
Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

... you are looking for a typical small water town near Shanghai, which ist not full of tourist groups. Old houses, some bridges and the two stone pagodas in the 'city center'. We enjoyed the dumplings served at many places. Just walk around and feel...More

Thank Weisteff
Reviewed October 6, 2017

I have lived in Shanghai for a number of years. More recently I decided to start exploring the outskirts of the city in an attempt to discover the less traveled areas and have some new experiences To that effect, decided to jump on line 11...More

4  Thank NickInChina1
Reviewed December 17, 2016 via mobile

A few streets with the ancient style buildings which has shops selling food, clothing and craft. A bit of a walk from the metro station; the walk is about 20 minutes. The temple gates history is worth a look so too the two old wells...More

Thank K31vin
Reviewed December 14, 2016

I really enjoyed my visit to the Nanxiang Ancient Town and nearby Guyi Gardens. I particularly liked the gardens, which are a lovely respite from the hustle and bustle of Shanghai. Neither place was particularly crowded and those there were probably 99% locals just taking...More

1  Thank Tamara S
Reviewed July 31, 2016

This town is as charming as Qibao Town but quieter, without tourists, fortunately. There is beautiful budhist temple worth to visit. Try the famous dumplings! After eating, walk to Guyi gardens. Wonderful place!

1  Thank Margarita703
Reviewed July 16, 2016

In spite of few reviews I went to Nanxiang. It took me over one hour with the subway from Changning District to get there. I visited the Old street and the three small bridges. The old town is quite nice and small. If you have...More

Thank Sandy M
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 5,382 hotels in Shanghai
Holiday Inn Shanghai Nanxiang
25 reviews
1.14 km away
GreenTree Inn Shanghai Nanxiang Express Hotel
34 reviews
1.34 km away
Hanting Express Shanghai Jiangqiao
2 reviews
4.77 km away
Vienna Hotel Shanghai Jiading New City
2 reviews
5.29 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 17,529 restaurants in Shanghai
ZhangXing Lou
3 reviews
.05 km away
LaoJie TangTuan (NanXiang)
3 reviews
.05 km away
JiMei Lou Restaurant
1 review
.11 km away
Miao Yun ZhuSun E
.16 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 1,779 attractions in Shanghai
Guyi Garden
78 reviews
.83 km away
Nanxiang Old Street
87 reviews
.60 km away
Jiading Nanxiang Twin Towers
13 reviews
.02 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Nanxiang Ancient Town staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines