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Shanghai Xujiahui Library

No.80 Caoxi North Road, Xuhui District, Shanghai 200030, China
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26 Jul 2012
“For research on Shanghai expats in 1900s”
28 Jul 2011
“Atmospheric place for history buffs”
Closes in 25 min
Hours Today: 9:07 AM - 5:02 PM
No.80 Caoxi North Road, Xuhui District, Shanghai 200030, China
Gubei / Hongqiao / Minhang
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Reviewed 26 July 2012

As a place to visit, moderately interesting. There are tours daily. Be sure to get an English speaking tour. Unfortunately, there aren't many information signs, so you may have to ask. The tours take you into the old book stacks as well as the interesting...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2011

Bibliotheca Zi-Ka-Wei, or Xujiahui Library, is right next door to St. Ignatius Cathedral, but not many people know that you can actually go inside this 150-year-old building, climb the stairs and find yourself in a public library where all the pre-Liberation foreign-language books and newspapers...More

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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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