Shanghai Art Street - Tianzifang - SOHO of Shanghai

Tianzifang, developed from a local residential area into a new art zone and became a magnet for art galleries.

  • In the 1950s, Tianzifang was originally a typical lane factory area, including the Shanghai Food Industry Machinery Plant and Shanghai Zhongsu Accessories Plant.
  • After the reconstruction of this area in 2000, Tianzifang, developed from a local residential area to a new art zone, and became a magnet for art galleries. It's a place where you can get the feeling of creative arts, a romantic cafe and an old Shanghainese atmosphere.
  • Compared with new modern buildings jungle, in Tianzifang you can find the special architecture of old Shanghai city. There are bars, cafes, craft shops, studios, galleries, and boutiques.


Tour Features

  • A Close Look at Shanghai's 'Creative Art Park'.
  • By far, Tianzifang has attracted over 70 enterprises from 18 countries and regions, and formed industrial features centering on interior design, visual arts and industrial arts.
  • Get to Know About Real Shanghai Lifestyle
  • Ideal Place to Get Some REAL Artwork
  • There are many art studios and galleries. These studios feature many contemporary works of design, painting and photography. There is no charge to view the works and you can always purchase any of the beautiful pieces created by the local artists in Shanghai.

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Lane 210, Taikang Road


  • By bus: NO. 17/236/304
  • By subway: Take Line 1, and get off at Shanxi Rd Station; line 4, and get off at Luban Rd Station

Best time to Visit

In the afternoon and during the nighttime.

How Long Should I Stay There?

Plan for at least half a day.

Costs/ Entrance Tickets

Absolutely free.

If you are interested in taking a Shanghai tour with a visit to Tianzifang Art Street; if you need a private tour and an English-speaking tour guide to show you around Shanghai; China Odyssey Tours is here and ready to help. Contact us.

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