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Haikou Zhongshan Road

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Nice and quiet

This is part of the Qi Lou area. A nice artsy area that is lined with shops selling art and craft... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2016
Stephen C
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extremely charming

Without an English guidebook it was very difficult to locate Zhongshan Road or any of the Old... read more

Reviewed 28 February 2016
Linda S
Metchosin, Canada
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Zhongshan Road, Qiongshan District, Haikou 570101, China
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

Located at the heart of the Qilou Old Street, this relatively long street has been designated as car-free and the road surface is completely tiled. The entire street is decked with colonial buildings on both sides of the road. The businesses here consist mainly of...More

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Reviewed 28 January 2018

We walked a lot of the old streets of the old town of Haikou. Zhongshan Road was very beautiful with the odd nice cafe. We also went to the local markets, which is NOT for the faint hearted, and ended up at the Qi Lou...More

4  Thank londontrip9
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Similar to many historic old town in China, this mostly restored area has many shops and restaurants.

3  Thank Marc C
Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

This is part of the Qi Lou area. A nice artsy area that is lined with shops selling art and craft, coffee shops, and also food stalls. Shops are refurbished and the street is converted to a walking street. You can pose for photos with...More

6  Thank Stephen C
Reviewed 28 February 2016

Without an English guidebook it was very difficult to locate Zhongshan Road or any of the Old Haikou roads on a Haikou city map so here is a pretty easy way to find them. Go to Haikou's People Park, walk through to the north side...More

7  Thank Linda S
Reviewed 28 February 2016

This is part of the already-listed Qilou area. That said, it is worth a visit even if you have seen the old sections of SE Asian cities that have said to inspired the building styles. To find it, walk across the bridge from the north...More

5  Thank YVRcockroach
Reviewed 5 November 2015

only 1 part of the street was done up the rest is shabby & run down. it is similar to seah streets (singapore) very aged

4  Thank sbs2009
Reviewed 17 October 2015

Zhongshan Road is not far form the clock tower and if you have the time, can spend sometime there and relax, for those who knows nuts about Chinese there is still some English to guild you there.

4  Thank Maiyuki
Reviewed 14 April 2015

This street has an informative sign at one end explaining that this street (along with several others nearby) is an area used by the Portugese in the 1800s. Further down the street, there is a gallery that highlights the history of European influences here--establishing businesses...More

9  Thank nancytom2014
Reviewed 11 November 2014

I love Old Town. I loved Old Town when it was still 90% machinery shops and lighting fixtures. I love Old Town now that's it is being renovated. At least for now it's in limbo, getting ready to be awesome but not quite there yet....More

6  Thank brucianna
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