The Coolest Streets in Shanghai Shanghai Streets | © Charles W Clark/Flickr
Experience the best of
on foot or bike. There are the cozy streets of the former French Concession, the shopping streets around the Bund, the bike friendly streets along Suzhou Creek, and more. While
has many must see tourist attractions, these cool streets will be what you remember the most.
Moganshan Rd Art Gallery, Museum Moganshan Lu | ©jo.sau/Flickr
Moganshan Lu is a contemporary art district full of studios and galleries open to the public.
West Nanjing Rd Building Nanjing Road, Shanghai | © Roussel Photography / Alamy Stock Photo
West Nanjing Rd is the place to go for all high-end shoppers.
Taikang Rd Building Tianzifang | © Kate Hooper/Flickr
Taikang Rd is an alley that runs through Tianzifang, a renovated neighborhood that houses boutique restaurants and shops.
Wukang Rd Market Wukang Lu | ©Andrew K. Smith/Flickr
Wukang Rd, also known as Ferguson Lane, is an extremely expat-friendly street in the former
French Concession. Fuzhou Rd Shop
During the 19th century, Fuzhou Rd was known for its brothels. Now, it’s a great place to shop for books, pottery, and calligraphy tools.
East Nanjing Rd Pedestrian Street Building 南京路步行街 | © JianEn Yu/Flickr
Although touristy, East Nanjing Rd pedestrian street is worth a visit. It is one of the longest shopping streets in all of Asia.
Any Street Beside Suzhou Creek Park Suzhou Creek | ©jenspie3/Flickr
In the 19th century, Suzhou creek formed the boundary between Shanghai’s British and American settlements. Now, its distinctive bridges are a scenic place for a bike ride or long walk.
Taojiang Rd Building Taojiang Lu | ©dietertimmerman/Flickr
Taojiang Rd, located in the former French Concession, is representative of the area’s laid back atmosphere.
Donghu Rd Building Donghu Lu | ©Mr. Thinktanks/Flickr
Donghu Rd, also located in the former French Concession, is a great place to spend an evening eating good food and drinking good cocktails.
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