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Painter's Street

No.212 Wending Lu, Shanghai, China
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no more painter street

the government moved the painters shops into the second floor of an ugly old mall next door and... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2018
Petri71
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Paris, France
via mobile
Nice street with something for all budgets

We went there as our friends wanted to pick up something that will remind them of China. We ended... read more

Reviewed 17 February 2018
Mayank211
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Mumbai, India
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16 Feb 2018
“Nice street with something for all budgets”
21 Apr 2018
“no more painter street”
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No.212 Wending Lu, Shanghai, China
Gubei / Hongqiao / Minhang
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Shanghai
USD 56 per adult
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Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

the government moved the painters shops into the second floor of an ugly old mall next door and installed high end foreign interior design stores instead. not worth it

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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

We went there as our friends wanted to pick up something that will remind them of China. We ended up picking 2 ourselves - it's a good place if you want to get a replica made or just pick something for your home. We didn't...More

1  Thank Mayank211
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Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Lots of shops with wide selection with everything a artist needs for painting. Oil paint of various brands also local of great quality for very good prices.

1  Thank clairedj
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Reviewed 14 August 2016

As the name says, "Painter's Street" (written in English at the entrance of the street which is fully pedestrian), is solely composed of painting shops. In most of them you will see the painter producing live in the shop or in the street. You will...More

2  Thank Fabrice P
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Reviewed 9 April 2015 via mobile

Read about this in Time Out Shanghai and decided to give it a look. Located on a small street off Wending Lu opposite a hotel it was an interesting morning. A range of styles and sizes, framed and unframed gave us a bit to look...More

3  Thank Shaolinhammer
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Reviewed 5 January 2015

True, this painters street is smaller and more expensive than others you might find in China. I won't add to the (largely accurate) comments of others. Bigger picture, this area is evolving into the hub of overall home decoration within Shanghai. I revisited the street...More

3  Thank Rich_88888
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Reviewed 14 November 2014

I have been a few times to the painter village in Shenzhen,... So this street is mini and expensive compared to that one. I find the paintings that they have ready are often just OK. However we have got several paintings made there and those...More

2  Thank Dutchguy_in_Allgau
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Reviewed 7 November 2014

My friend, who has lived in Shanghai for a year, had heard of Painters Street from others, but had never managed to get there. So during my recent visit we made of point of checking it out. The lane is not that long, but we...More

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Reviewed 24 October 2014

I'm in Shanghai on business often and I always try to squeeze in a trip to Painters Street. I've purchased several works of art here both in oils and watercolor. Many of the artists have their own pieces along with the copies of famous works....More

1  Thank Marcia B
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Reviewed 2 March 2014 via mobile

A small alley with shops selling paintings and frames. You can pick up a good size painting, or have a copy made up for you. Just ask at the shops and most will find a way to meet your needs. Take a picture of what...More

2  Thank Clodruss
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Gubei / Hongqiao / Minhang
West of Shanghai’s better-known business, cultural and
entertainment centers, lies an expansive area of
residential neighborhoods peppered with lifestyle
pockets that have their own unique attractions. The
schools have formed pockets of international
communities throughout Gubei, Hongqiao and Minhang.
Quite a few entertainment and shopping centers have
built up over the years to cater to these communities.
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ChristySM
23 March 2015|
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Response from Meander19 | Reviewed this property |
Christy, the lady who did some really quirky stuff, including portraits, is Ada, at 212 Wending Road, shop D1.3 & E7. I don't have the details for the store which sold my friend's husband the Shanghai skyline painting, but... More
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