Qibao Old Street
Qibao Old Street
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Qibao Old Street offers a glimpse of traditional China, with buildings that have been refurbished offering museums, shops, restaurants, gardens, and tea houses.
Duration: More than 3 hours
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Muzzamuzzamuzza
Wellington, New Zealand137 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Couples
Qibao is the only water town within Shanghai. It is compact and does not take much time to experience. There is a Buddhist temple and pagoda nearby too. Other water towns are better but are further away. Qibao was very crowded on the mid-winter weekend that we visited and we enjoyed grazing on the street food, trying different items.
Written 9 January 2024
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xi ra
Ramat Hasharon, Israel553 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Family
favourite place in Shanghai i love it, some cute shops in and out of qibao, crafts, souvenirs, best tea shop ever, food, chinese clothes, feels like it used to be bigger before covid. some of the shops must have closed.
Written 10 September 2023
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André K
Hefei, China285 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Couples
Total waste of time. Just shops selling all sorts of cheap no use products and food vendors which sell local street food. Horrible smells and the place is dirty. Not worth a visit
Written 6 August 2023
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LoveTravelling1116
Singapore, Singapore769 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2019
Qibao old street felt like a slight disappointment as compared to YuYuan old street. If one has a hectic travel schedule, it is advised to just head YuYuan and skip Qibao. Unlike other old street, Qibao has a rather short line of shops selling mainly souvenirs at one area, and food at another area. The variety and exquisiteness of its souvenirs are not comparable with YuYuan old street. In its food section, there is just one stall selling vegetarian snacks, which was deep fried vegetarian duck – quite unhealthy. I encountered the stall that sells scorpions, to my disgust really.

The only takeaway from Qibao is its scenic bridge that is a photographic hot-spot and the main attraction. But it was rather full of people standing to take selfies. I managed to purchase some interesting magnets in one of the souvenir shops, and had a lengthy chat with its stall owner, whose son came to Singapore to study. On our day of visit, Qibao was not really bustling with visitors, and most of the shops were rather quiet.
Written 12 July 2020
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gl0baltr0tter
Shanghai, China1,114 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2020 • Couples
A little exaggerated saying that if you wanted to see Shanghai of the last 10 years, go to Pudong; 100 years, Yu Garden; 1000 years, Qibao because Qibao was founded by descendants from the Three Kingdoms period. Anyway I found it is a little more authentic than Yu Garden because it has a working river run through the town and real people still live in similarly constructed huts with brick tiles and mud walls right along the river.
Written 22 April 2020
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Solitairebride
3 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019
Tried the dumplings which is nice and comes with various flavours.
Nice architecture from Song and Ming dynasties.

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Written 15 January 2020
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Agnnes
Singapore, Singapore52 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019 • Solo
Would definitely recommend Zhujiajiao Water Town instead even though the distance is further as Qibao Town can be too crowded and overly-commercialised. There is also not much scenery to it and the lane can be quite narrow with many people pushing through their way. However, great place for street snacks if you don’t mind the crowd!
Written 7 December 2019
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kierai_ou
Singapore66 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2019 • Family
Place to visit to see ancient shanghai. Many stalls selling foods. There are shops selling clothes, souvenir. This place is very crowded on weekends.
Written 14 November 2019
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OCDane
Los Angeles, CA1,009 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2019 • Friends
This place is kind of fun. It feels like a tourist trap but you see very few western tourists.
You can find your scorpions and larvas on spears and other interesting things but you will most likely not buy much of the other tourist stuff as a western.
The sun was not really out but it still had some good photo ops, but it is difficult to make it look like the pro photos for sure.
Check it of the list and move on.
Written 18 September 2019
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Cool Choong
Malaysia46 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2019 • Friends
Pay a short visit over there after whole week workshop in Shanghai. I love the view, the ambient, the food over there. Have a few bottle beer under that lovely ambient and environment.
May be it summer time there, stil feel warm during night time.
Written 6 August 2019
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