Xintiandi is located in Shanghai‘s city center. Adored by foreigners and locals alike, here you can find foreign-style restaurants and bars, and monuments highlighting the most important moments of China’s modern history.
XinTian Di Located in the center of Shanghai City. It is one of the urban attractions that holds the historical and cultural legacies of the city. It is a pedestrian street mixed of Shikumen and modern architecture. Xintiandi Di is special because of its concept of structure. The interior of Xintiandi embodies a complete different world of international gallery, bars and cafes, boutiques and restaurants. When you step into it, you will get the taste of both Shanghai in the 1930’s and the modern lifestyle of urbanin of the 21st century.
The Shikumen Buildings were built in mid-1800’s and rebuilt in 1997 since it could no longer satisfy locals’ demands. It is a work of Chinese and Western architecture styles. In the early 1900’s it was the residential buildings of locals. The building represents modern Shanghai history and culture.
Shikumen buildings along two sides of the street reflecting the local history and culture to represent the city. Xintiandi Di is divided into two parts: Modern architecture with Shikumen on the South and the old Shikumen structure on the North. Xintiandi Di is a modern complex of fashionable shops, restaurants from around the world and cinemas to entertain the local customers and foreign tourists. If you want to meet the past and the modern present of the Shanghai visit Xintiandi. It has all the conveniences of the 21st century, such elevator, air conditioner etc.
How to get there
Shanghai Bus. Take the bus 146 and get off at Xingye Road Madang Road Station, or take bus 781. You can as well choose to go with metro since there are few lines that get you there.