Qibao Ancient Town

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  • Address: Minzhu Road, Minhang, Shanghai, China
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Art And Culture, Family And Kids, Town, Old Town

The word Qibao literally translates to ‘seven treasures’. This town located in the Minhang district of Shanghai is an ancient part of the city, the origins of which can be traced as far back as the ‘Five Dynasties and Ten kingdoms Period’.

This town is especially well known for its own brand of food involving crickets, a specialty spicy pork dish and other local delicacies. In addition to these, the famous painter Zhang Chongren made this town his home. The character of Chang Chong-Chen in the popular comic “The Adventures of Tintin” was based on this painter as the personality was a friend of the comic’s creater, Herge.

Qibao Ancient Town Travel Tips

  • This place looks absolutely stunning at night so make it a point to go then!

Qibao Ancient Town Hours

  • Always Open.

How to Reach Qibao Ancient Town

  • Take Bus 92 at Shanghai Stadium Subway Station.
  • Take bus Bus 763, Xinji Line, Xinhua Line at Xinzhuang Subway Station
  • By subway - Take Subway Line 9 and get off at Qibao Station.
  • Leave from Exit 2 to the old town.

  • Local eateries serving regional specialties

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  • Qibao Ancient Town Address: Minzhu Road, Minhang, Shanghai, China
  • Qibao Ancient Town Timing: 24-hrs
  • Time required to visit Qibao Ancient Town: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 27.83% of people who visit Shanghai include Qibao Ancient Town in their plan

  • 61.99% of people start their Qibao Ancient Town visit around 3 PM - 4 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Qibao Ancient Town

Monday, Tuesday and Thursday

94.39% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Qibao Ancient Town

People normally club together Yuyuan Garden and Longhua Temple while planning their visit to Qibao Ancient Town.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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  • Hi, how can we get from Shanghai zoo to the Qibao Ancient Town. Thank you in advanced.

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    • You can get to Qibao Ancient Town from Shanghai Zoo by taking a cab. Just follow S20 and you will reach there within 12-15 minutes. 

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