Shanghai Old City Street

Local name上海老街
LocationPudong, China

The Old City of Shanghai, also formerly known as the Chinese city, is the traditional urban core of Shanghai. Its boundary was formerly defined by a defensive wall. The Old City was the county seat for the old county of Shanghai. With the advent of foreign concessions in Shanghai, the Old City became just one part of Shanghai's urban core but continued for decades to be the seat of the Chinese authority in Shanghai. Notable features include the City God Temple which is located in the center of the Old City and is connected to the Yuyuan Garden. With the exception of two short sections, the walls were demolished in 1912, and a broad circular avenue built over the former wall and moat: the southern half was named the "Zhonghua Road" and the northern half the "Minguo Road"..

The Old City was for decades essentially coterminous with the old Nanshi District, which is now part of Huangpu District.

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Half-Day Old Shanghai Small Group Bike Tour (Day & Night) from 39 USD

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Address Shanghai, China

Coordinates 31°13'38.24" N 121°29'32.836" E

Tours and activities: Shanghai Old City Street

Half-Day Old Shanghai Small Group Bike Tour (Day & Night)

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Shanghai Day Tour: Yu Yuan Gardens and the Shanghai Museum

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