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Xin Tian Di

Located in the center of Shanghai city south of Huaihai Zhong Road, Shanghai Xin Tian Di is a comprehensive business area of shopping, eating and entertainment in Shanghai, which is composed of an area of reconstituted traditional shikumen ("stone gate") houses on narrow alleys, some adjoined book stores houses, cafes and restaurants, and shopping malls. Meanwhile, most of the cafes and restaurants have indoor and outdoor seatings, very westernized. Moreover, with romantic settings, Xintiandi has an active nightlife on weekdays as well as weekends.

Development Concept of Shanghai Xin Tian Di
The Shikumen Building appeared in the Middle 1800s, and is a product of Chinese and Western architecture styles. In the early 1900s, it was the residential buildings of Shanghai citizens. With the development of the city, the glorious Shikumen faded out the historical stage and could no longer satisfy people’s demands of residence. Thus, the idea of rebuilding Shikumen buildings was put on the table in 1997, and the agreed result was to endow Shikumen building with new commercial value by changing its function of residence, changing old blocks into a new modern world. So the result is not only the typical Shikumen architecture of Shanghai City was kept, but also a block of commercial area was developed by Shanghai Xin Tian Di.

Xin Tian Di has two parts; the modern South Block mainly consists of modern architecture with Shikumen architecture as an accompaniment, while the North Block kept the original Shikumen architecture style.

South Block: with an area of over 25,000 square meters and opened in the middle of 2002, modern South Block has various restaurants, boutiques, fashionable ornament shops, food courts, cinemas and one-stop fitness centers offering leisure and entertainment activities to everyone from home and abroad.

North Block: With antique Shikumen buildings with inner modern design, decoration and equipment, the North Block has upscale stores and restaurants with cuisine from different countries such as France, Brazil, America, Japan, Germany and Italy.

Xingye Road, the dividing line between two blocks, is the site of the First Congress Hall of the Communist Party of China, along with the two sides Shikumen buildings, this street becomes a tourist destination.

The fascinating cabaret and cellar dining room of the French restaurant, the inspiring rock music played by the Japanese music restaurant and the folk performance of South America in the Brazilian restaurant give people nice impression. Besides, some famous stars open their restaurants or shops in Xin Tian Di, so, it become good places for fans to communication with their idols.

Shanghai Xin Tian Di is where 'yesterday and tomorrow meet in Shanghai today'. It embodies the comfortable and convenient life of the 21st century, having all conveniences such as an automatic elevator, central air-conditioner and broadband network. Its boutique keeps in pace with international fashion. Also, the typical Shikumen buildings of old Shanghai seem to be telling people beautiful stories about the history and culture of the city.

Shanghai Xin Tian Di has become the best place for tourists to appreciate the history and modern life of the city, to enjoy the unique scenery of the old shanghai Shikumen buildings and the modern facilities and is also a meeting place for local citizens and foreign visitors. Besides, a welcoming art street named Tiuanzifang, is laso located 2 kilometers away from Xin Tian Di.

Xin Tian Di Notes

(1). Take Subway Line 1 and get off at South Huangpi Rd. Station.  Get out from Exit 3 and walk southwards along South Huangpi Road.

(2). Take Subway Line 10 and get off at Xintiandi Station. Get out from Exit 6 to Madang Road, then walk a bit to the north to Xin Tian Di.

(3). Take bus 146 and get off at Xingye Road Madang Road Station, or take bus 781, Tunnel Line 8 and get off at Taicang Road South Chongqing Road Station.