Inside Shanghai Old Town & Yu Garden
Shanghai, Shanghai and Eastern China, China
Head to Shanghai's old town, an architectural treasure tucked away from the high rises and bright lights that Shanghai is so famous for. This visit will take you to the traditional part of the city, and to its lilongs, steeped in history.
Full of old China charm, enjoy a visit to Shanghai's old town. Although mostly restored, you can still spend time wandering around and getting lost in the remaining lilongs (equivalent to Beijing’s hutongs).
The old town is also home to the Yu Garden, a famous classical garden which was completed in 1577. Learn about the Chinese art of gardenscaping here as you stroll around.