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Taikang Road

Shanghai, China
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

When I first came here, about 5 years ago, there were only a couple of lanes and primarily art galleries. Now it's a beehive of activity with lots of restaurants, shops, etc. Still worth the trip, even though very few art galleries ( which was...More

Thank C D
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We spent a wonderful morning walking through the old restored residential area of Tranzifang in the French Concession area. The lanes are filled with arts and craft shops as well as restaurants. Recommend Commune cafe which is in a slightly quieter area and lovely sitting...More

Thank MaisyB
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Quite small area full of shops, art and restaurants. Can spend hours on nice day. If it is rainy, I would not go. Easy to get since metro stop is just cross the street. Close by are some museums and very popular tee house. Locals...More

Thank Jarmo T
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

This was a great experience - weaving through a very cute and historic part of Shanghai. Would highly recommend going early to beat the crowds. The food stalls smelt amazing and I am sure the nightlife quite interesting. We visited at 10.30 and just missed...More

Thank Rachael M
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Spent 3 hours here around noon time. The atmosphere was vibrant. Very talented artists displaying their work in shops or on the streets. Some nice cafes and bars to enjoy the atmosphere. I'd recommend this!

Thank Sachin V
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Went to this maze of small streets with smaller shops full of touristy, sometimes cheap, sometimes classy, lots of food choices, some beer gardens etc. Absolutely a fun place when the weather is nice. I had good fun for a few hours to just look...More

Thank DdeKerf
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

I walked here through some fascinating side streets and I wasn't disappointed - I love the vibe of the tiny maze like streets - lots of local artists, photographers, food spots etc. It's super crowded and can move rather slowly at times. I would recommend...More

Thank Selin L
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

I love this place, this actually one of my favourite spot of shanghai. There a square market which one of entrance come from this road. The square is originally an old apartment and now it turn as market sells food, souveniers to art stuff. Very...More

Thank tresnatresna
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Small lanes with shops on both sides or restaurants ! Flourish and handicraft shops to get lost in thoughts and imaginations . You can take the metro to there and stop at Dapuqiao station

Thank Shiny V
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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