Antiques Market of Shanghai Old Town, Shanghai

Antiques Market of Shanghai Old Town, Shanghai

Located in the basement of the Huabao building in the main Yu Garden Shopping Complex, this is Shanghai's largest indoor antique market, housing a labyrinth of over 200 established antique dealers selling all kinds of merchandise and curiosities from the days gone by. Among other things, the stalls here are filled with embroidered silk jackets and dressing gowns, freshwater pearls, ceramic tea sets, Cultural Revolution posters, wooden fans and painted scrolls.

Even before 1949 and the Cultural Revolution of the 1960s-70s, this antique bazaar was a holiday market that sold folk antiques and handicrafts. Nowadays, with a huge variety of goods on offer, it attracts tens of thousands of visitors on a daily basis.

Tip:
Beware – you will definitely have to bring out your haggling skills here! Whatever the price the dealer asks you initially, try to bargain for at least 40% less.

Opening Hours:
Daily: 9am–5:30pm

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Sight Name: Antiques Market of Shanghai Old Town
Sight Location: Shanghai, China
Sight Type: Shopping
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