It is said that if you have not visiting the Chenghuang Temper during your Shanghai tour, you cannot really go to the great Shanghai, which means that the Old Chenghuang Temple has great status and influence in Shanghai. The Shanghai Chenghuang Temple in generally refers to the one in the Huangpu District, which called the “ Yuyuan Garden” in scenic spots, that is the original county Chenghuang temple in Shanghai. It is a famous Jiangnan classical garden and a national key cultural relics protection unit. The Yuyuan Garden especially gains popularity to the Chenghuang Temper.
Chenghuang Temple, being a famous temple in Shanghai with a long history, has attracted quite a lot of tourists come here to travel every year. The snacks there also are famous in China because of the popularity of the Chenghuang Temple. Located in the prosperous city, the Chenghuang Temple looks as an old person whose age is 100 years to stare at the Shanghai prosperity and development, up and down. When traveling there, just make a wish in front of the Buddha sincerely and maybe it will come true one day.
The snacks in Shanghai Chenghuang Temple is very delicious and it is too numerous to mention one by one. You cannot catch your eyes after entering into it. There are steamed bun stuffed with barbecued roast pork, Xiaolongbao, Rice with Stewed Chicken Leg, Noodles with pork chop, shepherd’s-purse wonton, sweet potato gruel, fried bread stick, fish ball soup, fried strong-smelling fermented bean curd, Ningbo dumpling, steamed crab meat dumplings, lotus root filled with sticky rice, crab roe soup dumplings and all kinds of cakes which will fully satisfy your appetite.
Travel information: 1) Ticket price: 10Yuan/adult; 2) Opening time: 8:30 a.m.-16:30p.m. 3) Best time to visit: all the year round; 4) Playing time suggestion: 2 -3 hours; 4) Ways to go there: take the city public buses no. 11, 24, 33, 55, 64, 66, 220, 801, 802, 926, 934; take the tunnel line 8 and 9 or take the metro line 10 to the Yuyuan Garden station.