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Old City Bazaar

Pagodas in the Old City Bazaar.

Known by lots of different names such as the Yu Gardens, Yuyuan, Yuyuan Bazaar, Nanshi and Old Town, the area that surrounds Shanghai's most famous classical garden is Tourist Central. Flocks of domestic and foreign tourists alike head to the area to get their fill of culture. The area can be kitschy but it's always fun. All kinds of treasures are located in this small area that was once a walled enclave of Chinese-only when Shanghai was divided into foreign concessions.

Trip Report: May 31, 2010