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1933 Old Millfun

No.10 Shajing Road, Hongkou District, Shanghai 200000, China
+86 21 6501 1933
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Fabulous art deco architecture

This is a must-see place - the old pig slaughter house, with ramps connecting the floors which they... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2017
Rick M
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Wellington, New Zealand
Fascinating yet haunted

So we were doing this regular tourist thing --- rooftop bar on the Bund at night admiring the... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2017
Marc V
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No.10 Shajing Road, Hongkou District, Shanghai 200000, China
Hongkou
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+86 21 6501 1933
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

This is a must-see place - the old pig slaughter house, with ramps connecting the floors which they would drive the pigs up, before they were killed and butchered. This is all raw concrete architecture, being wonderfully restored and re-adapted for trendy office space, design...More

Thank Rick M
Reviewed 4 September 2017

So we were doing this regular tourist thing --- rooftop bar on the Bund at night admiring the modern architectural skyline, when my ex pat friend mentioned 1933. The name "1933" immediately brought up more futuristic, sci fi, fantasy- like images in my head. Like...More

Thank Marc V
Reviewed 3 September 2017

If unusual architecture and photography appeal then this building likely has it all along with a touch of the macabre. A concrete oddity with ramps and air bridges(27 bridges apparently - I didn't count them) and bare concrete everywhere. Seems to also be a very...More

Thank 431philp
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Never came here when I lived in Shanghai but decided to explore this attraction when I visited Shanghai recently. Wonderful piece of architecture - as most reviewers have mentioned, it was a former slaughterhouse. Numerous shops within the structure as well as a cafe at...More

Thank Mokkey8
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Used to be an old slaughter house, now reformed to a cultural art site; very interesting building structure There are some small art and creative shops within, but not very much Still expanding and looking for more tenants, Worth coming for a look and walk!...More

Thank EdwardLu
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Within a city filled with tall buildings this place is worthwhile visiting if you like architecture and history. Have a drink at the restaurant on the third floor and obtain a free pass to a small roof garden on the top floor. Not the best...More

Thank Traveler190511
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Take a break from modern-futuristic Shanghai, and enter the world of the brutalist-style Millfun. (Disclaimer: I don't study art nor history so my 'style' descriptors may not be the most accurate.) It offers great corridors to rest at, take photos of and cafes and restaurants...More

Thank serjaytan
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We live in Shanghai and had heard about this old slaughterhouse for awhile but hadn't had a chance to get there until yesterday. If you like art deco architecture, or if you like taking photos, or if you're a history buff, you will love this...More

Thank LavenderFive
Reviewed 3 April 2017

I went there few times, I love to take my camera wioth me, it is an unique place and sometimes give you uncomfortable feeling.. I don't know why.

Thank tiger1127
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Very interesting architecture for this former slaughter factory. Pure 30's style. Industrial look for this 1930 building. The structure looks ok despite minimum renovation done. A place to see even not used as its maximum potential. Nice piece of art.

Thank Stephane J
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the Second World War, and traces of this heritage can
still be found in buildings and park monuments.
Historic foreign relations aside, this neighborhood
throws you into traditional Shanghainese life without
taking you too far away from the city center. Some of
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Carina S
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Hello, You might look for it on expat's events. I went there twice the first one it was at night and it was a private event from my company, so it might be something going on organized by an expatriates association
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