St Nicholas Church
A short walk west along Gaolan Rd from Fùxīng Park is rewarded by the distinctive shape of the vacant, and now derelict, St Nicholas...
This leafy spot with a large lawn, laid out by the French in 1909 and later used by the Japanese as a parade ground in the late 1930s,...
Sun Yatsen’s Former Residence
Sun Zhongshan predictably receives the full-on hagiographic treatment at this shrine to China’s guófù (国父; father of the nation). A...
Next door to the Muji flagship store, Seesaw is the spot to fuel up on great coffee from single-origin beans, mostly from Africa and...
If you thought Shànghǎi dining was all white linen tablecloths, steaming hand towels and perfectly formed waitresses in cheongsam...
30 Sinan Rd; 思南路30号 · interesting places nearby
This crammed Cantonese diner does its best to teleport you to 1950s Hong Kong, with old-style tiled floors, retro stained-glass and whirring ceiling fans to set the scene. You’ll need to wait to get a table, so use the time wisely and peruse the extensive menu of classic comfort food (curries, sweet-and-sour pork, stir-fried beef in sweet sauce, pineapple buns) in advance.