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Dongtai Lu Antiques Market, Shanghai, China

 
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added on the 20th of October, 2010
If you are intending to pick up a few interesting things on your travels to China, then Chinese antiques are the best idea. Most of the time they are not cheap, but sometimes you can end up buying something really special and valuable.

In Shanghai, Dongtai Lu Antiques Market is the  place to go and shop for antiques. This isn't a market in the traditional sense, but rather a street line with stalls selling everything from porcelain to paintings, jewelry, tea sets and other things. You should definitely try to bargain if you find something you like, but the price seems too steep.

Also, if you don't have any knowledge about antiques, buy only things that you are really sure of, because the market has just as many fakes as valuable antiques!

Address:
Off Xizang Lu, Huangpu, Shanghai, 200021

 
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