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650 Gongyuan Rd, Qingpu Qu, Shanghai Shi, China, 201700
This street is next to the Yu Garden (on your way), and store after store are endless gift shop and eateries. I went there in a rainy day, but still - look how crowded it is!
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People's Square, Huangpu, China, 200000
Yu Garden - This is the traditional Chinese garden, a very large garden. The feel is very zen. Again, I went there in pouring rain, but still very pretty. There are other major sights that you should go once in Shanghai: 1. The Cheng Huang Temple...
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536 Nanjing Rd Pedestrian St, NanJing Lu, Huangpu Qu, Shanghai Shi, China, 200002
Shanghai is known for seasonal foods such as hairy crab in the fall and mooncakes during the Mid-Autumn Festival. But if you’ve missed these dates, you can still sample a Shanghai delicacy: the pork "mooncake" (xianrou bing)—if you're willing to...
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People's Square, Huangpu, Shanghai, China, 200085
Far away from the bustle of Shanghai is this lovely quiet and peaceful water village. We rode up the canal to the harmony of this lovely chinese lady singing away!
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Zhujiajiaozhen, Qingpu, Shanghai, China
On a trip to Shanghai, I took a few days to visit nearby water villages which are considered to be suburbs of Shanghai. These are the places where the canals dominate the village landscape. Often, getting from point A to point B requires transport...
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79 Fenyang Rd, Xuhui Qu, Shanghai Shi, China
Shanghai has always been China’s most cosmopolitan city. After the first Opium War (1839–1842), the city was divided into foreign concessions and entered a golden age, with a thriving nightlife scene, an active film industry, and a...
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100 Century Ave, LuJiaZui, Pudong Xinqu, Shanghai Shi, China, 200120
Tucking into Xiao Long Bao (soup dumplings), throwing back cocktails along The Bund, strolling with locals in Fuxing Park, trolling for antique treasures in the shops on Dongtai Road, and taking in the past and present at one of the many museums...
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18 Zhongshan East 1st Rd, WaiTan, Huangpu Qu, Shanghai Shi, China, 200002
Ultraviolet is the kind of travel experience you talk about 10 years later. French chef Paul Pairet first dreamed of a multisensory dining adventure in 1996, but it took until May 2012 to open this transcendent restaurant. There's room for...
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685 Changjiang W Rd, Baoshan Qu, Shanghai Shi, China
The Shanghai Museum of Glass, housed in a former glassmaking factory, features ancient artifacts such as blown-glass hairpins from the Song Dynasty as well as modern glass sculptures by Chinese and international artists, many of them American....
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417 Xizang S Rd, Huangpu Qu, Shanghai Shi, China, 200085
With a name like "Flower, Bird, Fish, & Insect Market," why wouldn't you want to check this out?? Just south of People's Square, this market is practically hidden within an entire city block. There are entrances on each side of the block, and it...
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China, Shanghai Shi, Huangpu Qu, 上海老街 邮政编码: 200085
After getting your bearings from atop the world's highest observation deck at Shanghai World Financial Center, visit the other side of The Bund. Meander through the side streets and alleys of Old Shanghai, where you can find city life as it's been...
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If you make a visit to Shanghai, splurge a bit on one of the best and most popular restaurants in town. Mr. & Mrs. Bund is located in the middle of the famous Bund itself, with fantastic views of the Pudong skyline. This chic, contemporary...
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China, Shanghai Shi, Zhabei Qu, HuoCheZhan, 恒丰路585号 邮政编码: 200000
Little roadside food counters are popular all over the city. I took this photo in the Old City of Shanghai, and munched on some tasty deep fried crab as I walked through the Yue Yuan gardens.
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62 Hengshan Rd, Xuhui Qu, Shanghai Shi, China, 200031
The boat trip to the Yangtze delta is a great Shanghai excursion. The delta itself is not very interesting, as there's water everywhere and you can't decide whether you're on a river or the sea. But you pass the old harbor of Shanghai and you can...
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Whatever your tastes, we bet you won’t head home empty-handed from Nanjing Road, one of the world’s busiest shopping promenades. Stores along the tree-lined, pedestrian-only section stock everything from state-of-the-art electronics to...
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1388 Lujiazui Ring Rd, LuJiaZui, Pudong Xinqu, Shanghai Shi, China, 200085
The Shanghai Ocean Aquarium is a window into underwater environments around the world. Unlike other aquariums, their glass-topped tunnel takes you underwater and into the exhibit so you can walk along surrounded by fish, sharks and other marine...
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Liuhekou Rd, Huangpu Qu, Shanghai Shi, China, 200000
Row after row of booths are sprawled across this small part of Shanghai, just south of People's Square. Here, you can find pretty much anything you want, from tiny Mao statues, to old leather suitcases stacked 10 feet tall. Each vendor will be on...
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218 Anren St, Huangpu Qu, Shanghai Shi, China, 200085
Yu Garden is a must-go place in Shanghai, especially you like architecture. It is such a peaceful place to go, even in the rain... This dragon rooftop is inside the Yu (Jade) Garden in Shanghai. The dragon looks toward to the sky, and about to fly...
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56 Shaoxing Rd, Huangpu Qu, Shanghai Shi, China
Shanghai's arts and crafts enclave, Tianzifang, is a labyrinth of narrow lanes bursting with diminutive shops, restaurants, and bars. Most of the shops here are located inside shikumen, stone gatehouses dating to the early 1930s. Gear up for...
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134 Jinxian Rd, Lu Wan Qu, Shanghai Shi, China, 200000
If I had to choose once place to eat in Shanghai aside from my Uncle's house, it would be Mao Long. Not only is this restaurant a authentic Shanghainese cuisine, but its local atmosphere also gives the restaurant a down-to-earth vibe. Be prepared...
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Zhongshan East 1st Rd, WaiTan, Huangpu Qu, Shanghai Shi, China, 200000
Architecture lovers flock to the Huangpu River's western side to stroll the Bund, a waterfront tourist magnet in central Shanghai. There's a glorious mishmash of late-19th- and early-20th-century styles here, from Gothic revival to art deco. Walk...
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Pudong, Shanghai, China
As the sun rises, the coal barges queue the Huangpu River along Pudong's skyline. Shanghai is China's most modern city--nicknamed Paris of the East--and Pudong is its financial and futuristic hub. The cityscape is dominated by the Shanghai World...
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457号-1 Shaanxi N Rd, Jingan Qu, Shanghai Shi, China, 200000
Whether you need some rejuvenation after that long flight or you simply crave a little respite for tired feet, Apsara Spa has you covered. One of my favorite retreats in town, the staff here will have your muscles melting and your cares far from...
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30 Shaanxi S Rd, Jingan Qu, Shanghai Shi, China, 200085
I like to stay in small hotels with history and character, and the Hengshan Moller Villa Hotel in Shanghai is just that.
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100 Century Ave, LuJiaZui, Pudong Xinqu, Shanghai Shi, China, 200120
The tallest hotel in mainland China occupies floors 79-93 of the Shanghai World Financial Center, the 101-story skyscraper made by Mori Building, developer of Tokyo’s Roppongi Hills complex. As expected, any room or public area in the...
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Wu Yi Lu You Er Yuan ( Li Xi Lu ), Changning Qu, Shanghai Shi, China, 200085
The Wet Market is like a farmer's market that includes noodles, rice, meat and fish in addition to produce. Every neighborhood has one and it's where you shop if you live and cook in Shanghai. This one was a stop on my UnTour Street Eats Breakfast...
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199 Huangpu Rd, Hongkou Qu, Shanghai Shi, China, 200080
The Hyatt has it in spades when it comes to top views of the city, but while most flock to the Hyatts hidden in the JinMao Tower and World Financial Center (or the “Bottle Opener” as it is affectionally known), it’s the Hyatt on the Bund that...
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Nanjing Rd Pedestrian St, NanJing Lu, Huangpu Qu, China, 200085
There is a style of vegetarian cuisine in China that is all about imitating meat-dish equivalents. This ninety-year-old restaurant is one of the best. On the menu you'll find imitation duck, shrimp,and even fake chicken feet.
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Hongmei Lu 3721, 长宁区 China, 201103
For a classy souvenir, head over to the Hongqiao Pearl Market to pick up a strand—or six—of South Sea Pearls. Be sure to browse the stalls first to get an idea of the scope of options (everything from technicolor concoctions to perfect orbs...
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71 Yunnan S Rd, Huangpu Qu, China, 200000
Similar to their steamed counterpart, xialongbao, these rounder dumplings are also filled with a combination of soup + pork. But unlike xiaolongbao, their dough contains a bit of yeast, making them slightly thicker and fluffier. The other distinct...
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407 Shaanxi N Rd, Jingan Qu, Shanghai Shi, China, 200085
This is hotpot at its finest. A far cry from the typical hotpot establishment with long, sloppy sauce bars, mystery broth and questionable meat, Qimin's menu is packed with farm fresh, organic produce and meats. With a focus on aesthetics, both...
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Jiading, Shanghai, China
With Shanghai’s sprawling metro system, this suburb is now a few short stops from downtown. Why would you want to make the trek out to Nanxiang? Well, among other reasons, it’s the home of xiaolongbao…those marvelous little soup filled pockets of...
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Don't let the limited seating--or limited menu--fool you. The tables are consistently packed with people and the menu options packed with flavor. Drawing on his California heritage, chef Brad Turley (who you'll often spot in his signature Hawaiian...
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Minhang, Shanghai, China, 201101
Qibao, in Chinese, means 'seven treasures'. And a treasure it is. The closest water town to Shanghai, it holds both the charm of an ancient, canal-traversed village as well as one of the most famous food streets in Shanghai. Head to Qibao Old...
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Shanghai, China
This picture can't describe the feeling I had when I was in Shanghai, cruising on Hunangpu river, at night... You know, it was one of those moments when you feel happy and complete... You know that it won't last forever and you just enjoy...
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Dongcheng, Beijing, China
“Our umbrellas are a part of our culture that is disappearing,” says Cheng Dehu, the owner of Beijing’s Ruo Shui Tang Oil Paper Umbrella Workshop. As China has modernized at a breakneck pace, most traditional oil paper umbrellas have been left...
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3 Chongwenmen Outer St, ChongWenMen, Dongcheng Qu, Beijing Shi, China
One of my favorite moments in Beijing was sitting around the cozy circular bar at Noodle Bar for front-row action of the chef pulling our noodles by hand. The menu is simple and straightforward: all noodle soup with your choice of brisket, tendon...
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Donghuashi Beili, Dongcheng Qu, Beijing Shi, China, 100062
Yunteng Binguan specializes in the cooking of the Yunnan province. The restaurant is hard to find, but their cheese is worth the hunt. It’s like a milk cake of fresh curd topped with fried Szechuan peppercorn. —Fuchsia Dunlop Bldg. 7, Dong Hua Shi...
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4 Jingshan Front St, Dongcheng Qu, Beijing Shi, China, 100006
Beijing's number one tourist attraction is a massive former imperial palace known as the Forbidden City. Between 1416 and 1911, it was home to 24 Ming and Qing dynasty emperors and their families and staff. In 1912, after the abdication of...
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Dong An Men Da Jie, DongDan, Dongcheng Qu, Beijing Shi, China, 100006
After an aimless walk through the calm hutongs in the centre of Beijing, we suddenly came to a crowded night market. It was only one row of food stalls, but it stretched for several hundred meters! Among other things, you can find more unusual...
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24 Zhonglouwan Hutong, Dongcheng Qu, Beijing Shi, China, 100007
Explore the back streets near Andingmen Station for a glimpse of everyday life in the hutongs of Beijing. While in the area, stop for a drink at the unexpectedly hip Siif Cafe. As the sign out front says, they have good coffee, along with...
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13 Fensiting Hutong, Dongcheng Qu, Beijing Shi, China, 100007
Ningxia is a region that borders Inner Mongolia. The food reflects the desert and grassland terrain. Go to the restaurant at the Ningxia Hotel for fantastic steamed mutton with wild herbs. Instead of the rice you’d find in southern China, here you...
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11 Beixiangfeng Hutong, Dongcheng Qu, Beijing Shi, China
I first went to this restaurant, hidden deep in a crumbling hutong (alleyway) neighborhood, by myself in a rickshaw one foggy November evening. It’s one of those unique, authentic finds that have remained intact for decades. The roast duck is...
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1 Tiantan E Rd, Dongcheng Qu, Beijing Shi, China
This complex of Taoist religious buildings was constructed in the early 15th century under the Yongle Emperor, who also commissioned the Forbidden City, just to the north. The temple's central building is the Hall of Prayer for Good Harvests, a...
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131 Fuchengmen Inner St, Xicheng Qu, Beijing Shi, China
It's easy to get temple fatigue in China. Many tourists make the mistake of trying to see as many temples as possible, as if checking them off an invisible checklist. If you want to add this temple to your list, it is a very famous one. It is...
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Xidan, Xicheng, Beijing, China
Sad that we weren't able to make it to Sichuan Province, we still had to try hot pot. It was so hot and delicious!! The restaurant was on the main hudong near Ping'anli subway stop.
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Pudusi Back Alley, Dongcheng Qu, Beijing Shi, China, 100006
Never leave a country before you taste its street food—there will many differences from one country to the next, but it's always tempting while wandering the streets and a good way to better understand local culture. Donghuamen Night Market is...
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24 Xinyuan Xili Middle St, Chaoyang Qu, China, 100027
Dumpling chain Din Tai Fung has gone from humble beginnings in Taiwan some 40 years ago to a presence in 10 countries, including Singapore, the United States, Australia, and Japan. The secret of its success lies in one item—xiaolongbao—a type of...
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10 Anlelin Rd, Dongcheng Qu, Beijing Shi, China, 100075
The ancient craft of enamel art, also know as cloisonné, is demonstrated through the use of color application to a design that will eventually be baked and polished. All throughout Beijing, this art form can be discovered. A backroom tour through...
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Ai Guo Lu, Luohu Qu, Shenzhen Shi, Guangdong Sheng, China
Before the Spring Festival in Shenzhen, the city blocks off streets for several huge Flower Fairs. The one in Luohu on Aiguo Rd is the biggest, and it was packed the day I went with people celebrating the year of the dragon. You could buy some...
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Yucun S Rd, Nanshan Qu, Shenzhen Shi, Guangdong Sheng, China, 518067
Not having ever been to an open-air food market before, the first time I went to the Shekou "Wet" Market, the place disgusted and amazed me. They sell fresh seafood and meat, live poultry, fresh vegetables and herbs, and dried spices and nuts....
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1881 Bao'an S Rd, CaiWuWei, Luohu Qu, Shenzhen Shi, Guangdong Sheng, China, 518000
The Penthouse on the 38th floor of the Grand Hyatt is my favorite bar in Shenzhen. The views are unreal, and the bar itself is comfortable, chic, and well-managed.
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Nanshan, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China
I was amazed for several reasons the first time I climbed this mountain right in the heart of Shekou. The many, many steep stairs allow you to get way above Shenzhen in a matter of 30 minutes or so, and you can see the entire city and across to ...
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China, Guangdong, Shenzhen Shi, Nanshan Qu, HuaQiaoCheng, 华侨城LOFT创意文化园F-1栋101-104号 邮政编码: 518053
Two different people have taken me here to eat these amazing pineapple buns, so I'm pretty confident declaring them the best pineapple buns in Shenzhen. I love pineapple buns. Contrary to their name, pineapple isn't an ingredient. The...
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9013 Shennan Ave, HuaQiaoCheng, Nanshan Qu, Shenzhen Shi, Guangdong Sheng, China, 518053
This is just China's second modern art museum, and well worth a visit. A short ten-minute walk from Windows of the World and the Westin Hotel, you'll be sure to want cross over the land bridge that serves as the entrance to this museum. Some of...
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China, Shenzhen Shi, Nanshan Qu, Shekou, Shuiwan Rd, 22号地铁蛇口线水湾站C出口 邮政编码: 518067
People say that this is the oldest and most famous dim sum in this part of Shenzhen. Is it true? Maybe. They've expanded into a chain located all over Shenzhen, but this is definitely the original. This is the real deal dim sum. Extremely loud...
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Zhusigang 2nd Rd, DongShanKou, Yuexiu Qu, Guangzhou Shi, Guangdong Sheng, China
Laobanzhang is an old Chinese restaurant opened by a veteran, and the waitstaff are usually attired in camouflage pants. Military themes aside, the signature dish is Guan Tang Bao Zi (Steamed Bun with Hot Gravy) and Chinese millet congee (a...
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160 Wenming Rd, Yuexiu Qu, Guangzhou Shi, Guangdong Sheng, China, 510000
Cantonese food is astonishingly good, and it's hard to find a bad meal in Guangzhou. But a friend recommended one dish I hadn't heard of that seems more Tiki Bar than authentic Chinese: braised chicken cooked inside of a coconut. The best spot to...
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China, Guangdong, Guangzhou Shi, Tianhe Qu, TianHe GongYuan, Zhongshan W Ave, 东圃镇
While there's only one location marked here, you'll see dozens of these small noodle shops throughout Guangzhou, recognizable by wood-and-marble tables, a standard green-and-yellow sign (look for the characters 兰州 and 面), and picture menus posted...
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China, Guangdong, Guangzhou Shi, Haizhu Qu, 新港东路畔江花园外街1号
Tiny tea shops are scattered throughout the city, and all offer free tastings for potential buyers, but for an elegant tea-drinking experience, the Zizaitang Tea House can't be beat. It's a peaceful teahouse with traditional Chinese furniture and...
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161 Qianjin Rd, JiangNan DaDao, Haizhu Qu, Guangzhou Shi, Guangdong Sheng, China, 510220
Chinese porcelain is globally recognized, and Guangzhou is home to some of the most colorful enamel styles (described locally as Cantonese colorful pottery). While picking up some rare, original pieces may break the bank, you can make and decorate...
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Haizhu, Guangzhou, China
I've given up trying to count the number of Chinese cuisines, but I haven't given up trying to eat them all. Ami's Inn offers up Chongqing-style dishes in a hip setting along the Pearl River. Like many of the best dishes in China, the food here is...
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Visiting Moon Lake is a must. The surrounding gardens are meticulously carved by stone paths and old, twisted trees. Historical buildings by moats transport you back to another time, but you can also rent a boat to paddle about.
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60 Yanyue St, Haishu Qu, Ningbo Shi, Zhejiang Sheng, China, 315041
Built entirely from wood, this seafood eatery resembles something out of ancient China. Underneath the hum of happy diners, the building creaks and thumps like a living creature. The counter of the open kitchen is a rich display of fresh seafood...
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50 Rixin St, TianYi GuangChang, Haishu Qu, Ningbo Shi, Zhejiang Sheng, China, 315020
Chinese malls often have little, independent tea shops and stands. This one is in Tesco. Aside from regular tea, there's a large selection of fruit teas, and even bulk lavender. A quick guide to some of the tea names: 绿茶 lǜ chá green tea 乌龙茶 wū...
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Zhuangzhongshan Rd, Yuyao Shi, Ningbo Shi, Zhejiang Sheng, China
The Chinese believe ghosts haunt people, not buildings. They also believe ghosts can't follow a person around a corner. For these reasons, you'll find complex bridges all over China, though Ningbo seems to have more than usual. Perhaps because it...
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183 Baizhang Rd, CaiHong GuangChang, Jiangdong Qu, Ningbo Shi, Zhejiang Sheng, China, 315041
Stepping past the heavy doors into the thick, stone-walled courtyard of Qita Temple, it's hard not to notice the hustle and bustle of Ningbo's city life melting away. The feeling continues when monks scurry by, immersed in their own world. Like...
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China, Zhejiang, Ningbo Shi, Haishu Qu, Zhongshan W Rd, 中山西路85弄1号 邮政编码: 315020
This market housed in a traditional Chinese wooden structure is a true gem. It's probably the best place to find unique and affordable souvenirs. An antique money shop and a calligraphy shop are two good places to start. There is also a stall...
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Laowaitan, Jiangbei, Ningbo, Zhejiang, China, 315000
Ningbo's Old Bund was the place where historic British and Dutch traders lived and you can still see remaining architecture. The swooped lines of Chinese-style buildings are replaced by old stone buildings with familiar details. Also known as...
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Zhongshan W Rd, Haishu Qu, Ningbo Shi, Zhejiang Sheng, China, 315020
This weathered tower standing in front of a school is actually one of the only Tang Dynasty pagodas in existence. Even though it was rebuilt a few times, historians have identified original stonework within the tower's walls, from 851.
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51 Yangshan Rd, Jiangbei Qu, Ningbo Shi, Zhejiang Sheng, China, 315020
When it comes to street food, this place makes you feel like a kid in a candy shop. You'll find dozens of options—all on a stick—save for big ears of grilled corn. You could get exotic with octopus, or stick with simple veggies. If you're asked...
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56 Jicao St, Jiangdong Qu, Ningbo Shi, Zhejiang Sheng, China, 315041
Classy decor and delicious desserts fill this coffee shop, along with warm, inviting energy. The owner speaks perfect English, and will advise you on what to taste—whether it's fruity tea or something milky, served in a fun mug. P.U.F. is not far...
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Shuishang Gongyuan E Rd, Nankai Qu, China
The more than 300-acre Tianjin Water Park was established in the 1950s, but the "Green Dragon Pond" (青龙潭) site was known throughout Tianjin's extensive history (all the way back to the first century) for its natural beauty and lush landscape....
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Chengxiang Middle Rd, GuLou ShangYeQu, Nankai Qu, Tianjin Shi, China, 300090
Like many historic sites in China, the Drum Tower isn't original. Rebuilt after the Cultural Revolution, the Drum Tower and its surrounding area is a well done recreation, with plenty of its own character. (The tower is now supplied with a bell,...
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Nanshi Food Street, Heping, Tianjin, China, 300100
Wander into the mall-like Nanshi Food Street complex, and you'll be surrounded by restaurants and stalls packed with inexpensive food choices. While there are plenty of sit-down options, where you can sample cuisines from all over China, you can...
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China, Tianjin Shi, Xiqing Qu, Yuhe Rd, 估衣街47号 邮政编码: 300380
If you feel like you're on a movie set during your visit to the picturesque Shi Family Grand Courtyard, that's because you are. But this is no backlot sound studio—it's the real thing. Built in the 1800s, the Shi Family earned its wealth through...
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Jiefang N Rd, Heping Qu, Tianjin Shi, China, 300143
Hai River is called the mother river of Tianjin by the locals. There are cruising services along the river at different piers. The most popular one might be the Tianjin Railway Station Pier, which is (unsurprisingly) right next to the Tianjin...
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283 Hebei Rd, Heping Qu, Tianjin Shi, China
If you're like me, you've visited plenty of cultural museums with fully furnished dining rooms or living rooms on display. Unfortunately, they're always neatly blocked off by cords and guards; no sitting down for a sense of what it might be like...
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Shuguang Rd, Taijiang Qu, Fuzhou Shi, Fujian Sheng, China, 350009
Not only is this savory treat delicious, the Fuzhou spinach dumpling is central to many regional customs and uses locally produced ingredients. These dumplings are sure to be present during ancestor worship festivals and celebrations, and on...
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58 Wenquan Rd, WuSi Lu ZhongYang ShangWu Qu, Gulou Qu, Fuzhou Shi, Fujian Sheng, China, 350011
When looking for local cuisine, there may be no better place than Older Fuchow in Fujian And Restaurant. All of the locals eat here, and the restaurant is typically crowded, so travelers know it's the real deal for an authentic bite. One...
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88 Mengshan Rd, HuanXiHu ShangQuan, Gulou Qu, Fuzhou Shi, Fujian Sheng, China, 350001
Tucked away discretely on the base of Dameng Mountain, Fuzhou Panda World is one of Fuzhou's most exotic and extraordinary sights. This large zoo is host to China's iconic Panda bear, and currently happens to be home to the oldest Panda in...
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China, Fujian, Fuzhou Shi, Cangshan Qu, 复园路12 邮政编码: 350007
Fuzhou's Student Street Market has everything a shopper could desire, from clothes, to souvenirs, to art, and more. With a plethora of street vendors and local restaurants, there is an endless world of culinary treats to explore. Student Street is...
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Gulangyu (鼓浪屿) is Xiamen's most popular tourist destination. Expect to spend the better part of a day exploring this island just off the coast of downtown Xiamen—along with throngs of Chinese tourists. But don't be put off—once you get away from...
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15 Lujiang Rd, Siming Qu, Xiamen Shi, Fujian Sheng, China, 361001
Why don't all ferry boats look like this? This boat is arguably one of the highlights of going to Gulangyu Island. Definitely pay the 1RMB to go to the top deck. The fact that the trip is only 7 minutes is quite sad, but at least you'll need to...
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China, Fujian, Xiamen Shi, Siming Qu, Huandao S Rd, 曾厝垵路2 邮政编码: 361005
A good choice for history buffs, families with children, or those looking for a diversion from the typical beach scene should visit Hulishan Fortress (湖里山炮台), sprawling across a hilltop bluff overlooking Baicheng Beach near Xiamen University....
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Gongyuan E Rd, Siming Qu, Xiamen Shi, Fujian Sheng, China, 361000
This park always has something interesting going on—whether it's a festival or normal local life here—be sure to visit. You may be lucky enough to catch the famous Xiamen Ludao Lantern Festival has probably been held for hundreds of years. It...
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61 Hubin N Rd, Siming Qu, Xiamen Shi, Fujian Sheng, China, 361000
Take a chance and stroll down one of Xiamen's many food markets. You'll have a chance to experience an authentic taste of Xiamen cuisine. Here are some famous Xiamen dishes, along with their Chinese names and pinyin. Enjoy! Xiamen Glass Noodles...
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Yangshuo, Guilin, Guangxi, China
My first visit to China would have been a disappointment had I not included Guilin. Shanghai and Beijing are traffic-choked international cities .... pretty much stripped of character. The area around Guilin (not too far from Hong Kong) is simply...
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Yangshuo, Guilin, Guangxi, China
Roughly an hour's bus ride north from Yangshuo will take you to the small fishing village of Xingping. It's just south of the karst bluff viewpoint imprinted on the back of the 20 RMB note. Alternatively, you can reach the quaint village by...
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The Longji ("Dragon's Backbone") Rice Terraces in Longsheng, Guangxi province, China are spectacular throughout all four seasons (pictured here in early October). While most tourists go for the sites at Ping'An, a better option would be to ride...
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12 Guanlian Rd, Yangshuo Xian, Guilin Shi, Guangxi Zhuangzuzizhiqu, China, 541900
This is the perfect place to stay while in Yangshuo. It is located within walking distance to the busy West Street and the popular walking street where you can find street vendors, good food, and tour guides. The hostel staff are very friendly,...
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Longsheng, Guilin, Guangxi, China
Go to Guilin, China and then go north to Longsheng to the terrace farms. Find the Tian Ti Hotel and order the mushrooms. I don't know where they come from and I don't know what is on them, but I could eat a plateful by myself. In fact, I did......
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Look no further than Tea Cozy for your Yanshuo vacation. Having lived and traveled extensively in China over the past five years, I can say this is as good as it gets. Expect to pay between US$60-US$120 a night depending on time of year. Instead...
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Yangshuo, Guilin, Guangxi, China
Yangshuo's countryside is unreal. Just an hour and a half down the Li River from Guilin, Yangshuo is much more scenic and laid back. We actually stayed outside of Yangshuo in a farmhouse, and biked a beautiful 20 minute ride into town. The scenery...
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Guilin, Guangxi, China
i like travels everywhere in all over the world. I have just comeback after a long travel last for two weeks in Guilin, Guangxi, china. The travel is great. I discovered many interesting things in the place. Firstly, i really feel fantastic with...
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Beijing, China
The Great Wall of China runs more than 21,000 kilometers (over 13,000 miles), not as one continuous wall but rather as fortified wall sections. Some of the sections date back more than 2,500 years, though only 8.2 percent of the existing wall is...