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Nanjing Road, Shanghai, China

 
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Distance from city center: 2.7mi
papillon's pictureby papillon Shopping travel tip
added on the 16th of October, 2010
Shanghai is a shopper's paradise, of that is no doubt. Any shopping mall in this city would make a shopping addict go crazy with glee, but there's nothing better than Nanjing Road, if you ask me.  Nanjing Road is three and a half mile of shopping heaven, filled with over 600 shops offering famous and not so famous brands.

Not only the shops are great on this street, but the atmosphere as well. There are dozens of abstract sculptures dotting the landscape, and many street musicians are busking for a bit of change. If you want to stop for a snack, there are many fast-foods like McDonald's and KFC, as well as eateries that served Chinese food.

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Nanjing West Rd, Shanghai, China

 
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