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This Brutalistic Architectural Maze is Fun to Explore

The neighborhood along the river to the approach to the Old Millfun is a do not miss as well. I... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Danjiro
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Lake Forest, California
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Interesting building in Hongkou district

If you are in the neighborhood, this place is worth a visit. The architecture is unique and you can... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2018
Nick N
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Portland, Oregon
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The neighborhood along the river to the approach to the Old Millfun is a do not miss as well. I noticed these old Shanghai neighborhoods from the metro, and was delighted to see an area that looks like it might escape development and be preserved...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Danjiro
Reviewed 16 September 2018

The repurposing of the building is interesting although the day we were there, not much was open. The surrounding neighborhood was a good glimpse of the contrast of old and new Shanghai

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank travelmavendiva
Reviewed 14 September 2018

if you dig brutalist architecture, this is a great find. It isn't very crowded, and it is a delight to explore. Its got a great blade-runner feel, and the exterior concrete veneer is geometrically perfect.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank marcmcman
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Imagine a former slaughterhouse transformed into a maze of small shops, with raw concrete everywhere, in a complex setting where you walk up and down stairs, exploring one small alley after another - all just steps away from the Bund - Shanghai's most famous place....More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Carlo W
Reviewed 29 August 2018

An architectural wonder restored and transformed into a commercial and retail space, this former slaughterhouse is full of little touches meant to make the journey for the cattle and pigs as least traumatic as possible.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JulianC51
Reviewed 28 August 2018

The architecture here is amazing. Could spend the day wondering around, admiring the place. Definitely a must go in Shanghai

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

If you are in the neighborhood, this place is worth a visit. The architecture is unique and you can definitely get some interesting black and white photographs if you are into that sort of thing. Also worth going if you’ve always wanted to be an...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Nick N
Reviewed 23 July 2018

I like the building a lot. So many great coffee shops and restaurants here. Always a fun place to hang.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank DaveR2798
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

This is such a great place to spend your afternoon away, you can drink coffee, get a cake from cafe or indulge in photo taking with your friends. 1933 is so instagrammable, it’s so vintage and every corner is unique.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank kenzisstic
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Visit during the weekday's for the best experience, but an interesting place to visit and walk around. Initially can feel like you are in a horror movie, with all the weird angles, tight staircases, and maze like feel - but this is soon replaced for...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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History oozes out of every fiber of the city, but
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Shanghai was a safe haven for about 20,000 Jews during
the Second World War, and traces of this heritage can
still be found in buildings and park monuments.
Historic foreign relations aside, this neighborhood
throws you into traditional Shanghainese life without
taking you too far away from the city center. Some of
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Hello, You might look for it on expat's events. I went there twice the first one it was at night and it was a private event from my company, so it might be something going on organized by an expatriates association
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