Qibao Old Street is a historic area of Qibao in the Minhang District of Shanghai, China.
The area is now a tourist attraction, located by the Puhui River with traditional Chinese architecture and a number of attractions, including museums and street food. It is located south of Qingnian Road.The area was once the residence of the painter and sculptor Zhang Chongren, a friend of the Belgian cartoonist Hergé, on whom the character Chang Chong-Chen from "The Adventures of Tintin" was based.
Qibao is also known for crickets (with a "Cricket House") in the Qibao Old Street area. The entire area is pedestrianised.
The following attractions are located in Qibao Old Town, many of which can be visited with a combined ticket:
Cotton Textile Mill
The Old Trades House
Zhou's Miniature Museum
The Pawn Shop
The Memorial Hall of the Artist Zhang Chongren
Qibao Calligraphy Arts RoomThere are three arched stone footbridges over the Puhui River (from west to east):
Puhui River Bridge
Anping BridgeTea houses line the Puhui River and there are boat rides from a wharf. There are many shops selling souvenirs and food, especially street food.
Qibao Old Town can be accessed by taking Shanghai Metro Line 9 to Qibao Station. The most convenient access is from Exit 2.