Shanghai Handbook: Xintiandi

By Huang Lan (
Updated: 2010-09-28 09:33
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If you came to Shanghai but never visited Xintiandi, you missed feeling the city's strongest pulse.

Situated in the heart of downtown Shanghai, Xintiandi echoes a post-modern "rendezvous of yesterday and tomorrow" design concept. Renovated out of an area of traditional Shanghai Shikumen dwellings, the car-free shopping, eating and entertainment district is considered the center of lifestyle in Shanghai.

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