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Ancient city tour

( ) 2014-12-03

Marketplace: Anting Old Street

Anting is a vibrant old town featuring both ancient and modern charm. Since the Ming Dynasty, it has been a populous and rich town in Jiangnan. Though the town has shifted its economic and cultural emphasis to the auto industry, the old street still preserves its old look.

Ancient city tour

Anting Old Street [Photo provided by Jiading tourism bureau]

Address: Xinyuan Road, Anting town, Jiading district (Junction of Xinyuan Road and Changji Road)

Open scenic spot

Transportation: Take metro Line 11 to Anting Station and transfer to Anting bus Line 4

Telephone number: 021-39542386

Yong’an Pagoda

There used to be a pagoda near the Antingjing River, which was destroyed in the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). The reconstructed Yong’an Pagoda is towering and magnificent. Its name was given by Master Juexing, a Buddhist abbot of Jade Buddha Temple in Shanghai. The pagoda is 52.88 meters high, with nine stories and hexagonal sides. It has an underground palace and a small room on the top, featuring the architectural style of the Song Dynasty.

Ancient city tour

Yong'an Pagoda [Photo provided by Jiading tourism bureau]

Address: Anting Old Street, Anting town, Jiading district

Ticket price: 10 yuan (joint ticket) (temporarily closed to the public)

Telephone number: 021-39542386



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