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    Xin Tian Di Park

    by limledi Updated Dec 8, 2006

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    After roaming around Xin Tian Di bars, my cousin took us to a nearby park with a lagoon. It is only a walking distance from the bars. The name of the park escapes me but it is nice to take a rest after the strolling we've done. We can see a very tall building which houses Price Waterhouse Firm. Beautifully lit buildings surrounds the area coz it's in the middle of the city.

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    Site of First Meeting of Chinese Communist Party

    by cheezecake_deli Written Sep 23, 2006

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    Site of first meeting of Chinese Communist Party

    The Communist Party of China held its first secret national meeting - attended by Mao Zedong himself - in a shikumen house in Shanghai's French Concession in July 1921. The site is now a museum tracing the history of the founding of the Party (and is ironically located in the heart of commercial Xintiandi). The room where the meeting was held can also be viewed. Entry free is RMB8.

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    Shanghai Xin Tian Di

    by meteorologist1 Updated Aug 23, 2006

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    Xin Tian Di

    A popular and exciting nightlife spot for visitors, Shanghai's Xin Tian Di has lots of modern, trendy shops and international restaurants, cafes, and bars which attract a lot of foreigners. Xin Tian Di is situated in a historic area of Shanghai marked by the old restored Shikumen architecture and narrow alleys. The pedestrian street is a great place to take an evening stroll. This is truly a place where the past has met the present, because adjacent to Xin Tian Di is the historic site of the First National Congress of the Communist Party of China. The restaurants and stores here are pretty expensive though.

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    Historic site - Chinese Communist Party

    by meteorologist1 Updated Aug 23, 2006

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    Site of 1st Conference of Communist Party of China

    Adjacent to Xin Tian Di is the historic site of the First National Congress of the Communist Party of China, held back in July 1921, which marked the birth of the party. You will see a beautiful two-story Shikumen building here. You can also visit the inside of the building.

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    Xin Tian Di

    by imstress Updated Mar 14, 2006

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    Xin Tian Di

    Xin Tian Di will be your closest match to what Lan Kwai Fong is to Hong Kong and Clarke Quay in Singapore. Other than restaurants there are stylish and expensive shops, boutiques, accessories, cinema and pubs.

    Prices for food generally start at RMB 200 but if you head inside, you will find a McDonalds and a few other budget restaurants where you could save some RMB for shopping.

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    Xin Tian Di

    by sylina Updated Jan 27, 2006

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    I think a lot ppl know about this place. It quite famous now... almost beat the old Nanjing road and the bund. I like to stroll along there as well but feel a bit strange at the same time. Everything is new there, you could say it's fake, exquisite fake... they drove off the residents and rebuilt it, then make ppl to believe that's the typical traditional Shanghai style. It's fancy there I can't deny... but is it possible to keep the inherence when the soul is gone.

    Couple nice restaurants and clubs there but the price is not fine... at least for me.. I like the Latina... Brasilian BBQ is nice. especially Sunday afternoon.. there are many ppl dance salsa with live band... awsome ambiance... :) make me wanna learn the dance.. hehe..

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    Hong Kong of Shanghai

    by kphstar Written Sep 13, 2005

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    Written up as the "Hong Kong of Shanghai" this ultra modern district lies behnd the hustle and bustle of Hui Hai Road. Walking through the streets of Xin Tian Di, you feel that you're as far from Shanghai as humanly possible. Everything about screams "Go west". The buildings, alleyway and businesses are there to cater for the expats for the tourist who happened to get lost.
    It's a fantastic place to wine and dine. Plenty of restuarnats serving up the best of chinese and western infusions.

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    Xin Tian Di: The place to be seen and heard

    by xuessium Written May 5, 2005

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    Very touristy, but almost the place to be seen and heard in Shanghai. Upmarket restaurants and shops all packed neatly into a square, very very nakedly targeted at visitors to Shanghai. Seat in a cafe al fresco, slurp up that cappucino and chat up a storm. Watch the latest fashion swigger past you. Observe people trying to join the "In" crowd. Painful. Entertaining.

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    Trendy Shops and Restaurants in Xintiandi

    by rosie_b Written May 1, 2005

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    Xintiandi at night

    A great little place for modern trendy shops and restaurants. I don't shop here just because I don't have that much money left and most of the stuff here are quiet expensive for Shanghai standard. This shopping area is targeted towards expatriates who live or work nearby and tourists alike. During the day, there are not so much going on, but at night, the restaurants start to fill up with people and the stores are all lit with lights. It's definitely a place that you should check out when visiting Shanghai.

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    XinTianDi

    by xiquinho Written Sep 23, 2004
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    With a site area of 30,000 square meters and a gross floor area of 60,000 square meters, Xintiandi features a multitude of specialist retail, entertainment, cultural, recreational, commercial and residential facilities.

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    Meet people from everywhere... including chinese

    by ahoerner Written Jul 9, 2004

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    Xin Tian Di at night

    Xin Tian Di is an entire block renewed recently where many bars, famous restaurants and fancy shops can be visited.

    Your choices are from coffehouses, fancy bars, brazilian barbecue restaurant to movie theatres and shopping malls...

    Nightlife is specially attractive...

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    Xintiandi - Where Old Meets New

    by MaosRedArmy Updated Mar 4, 2004

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    Xintiandi is a new shopping district in Shanghai that is comprised of recently renovated structures that includes the structure that housed the first meeting of the Chinese Comminist Party.

    Before the development of Xintiandi, the area it encompasses had been a spread of aged lanes crowded with mid-19th century Shikumen buildings which were in pretty bad shape.

    Restored to their original splendor, the buildings and walkways allows visitors to Xintiandi to simply stroll around and take in the sights, eat at a number of world-class retsuarants, or shop in the brand-name glass-walled shopping mall at one end of the complex.

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    XinTianDi, Contemporary New Haven

    by goglobe Updated Sep 4, 2003

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    classic and modern combined

    A exquisitely newly developed entertainment site off HuaiHai Road, this place is known to be a trendy spot for the classy and young, a parallel to Hong Kong's Soho.

    What's special about the place is that the streets retain their original locations, and blocks retain their old external look, so that the buildings are still low, the streets still narrow, forming quite a maze of sorts. But the attraction comes at night time when each of the cafe and restaurant buildings are lit, not glaringly bright, such that the ambience is uncanningly European. People hanging out at the tables in front of the shops add to the continental colours indeed. Most of the shops are eateries, Italian, French, Cuban etc. as well as crafts and fashion boutiques.

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    Xintiandi

    by coral0317 Updated Nov 17, 2002

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    It was a newly built area which is sponsored by several artists. The architecture is a compromise between western and early shanghai style. U may find numbers of neat bars and shops around there, but the price will also brighten ur eyes , =)

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    Xin Tian Di

    by coral0317 Written Nov 17, 2002

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    U may heard of Layefe Chen who is well-known 4 his painting, now he and several artists invested this area intend 2 make it a new attaction in Shanghai. If u r interested, u can take a look at his studio as well.

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