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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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Very interesting, love the use of the old architecture.

Visit during the weekday's for the best experience, but an interesting place to visit and walk... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
retrojects
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Adelaide, Australia
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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

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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.

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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

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.

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

Thank ernieteo
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

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.

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.

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

Thank retrojects
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely day exploring the old slaughter house and the surrounding areas. There is an amazing Scottish whiskey bar which you should definitely pay a visit to. If you continue walking down along the river you get amazing views of the Pudong skyline.

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History oozes out of every fiber of the city, but
Hongkou is a particularly notable neighborhood.
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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