Shanghai's Old Town, formerly known as the Chinese city, is the traditional centre of Shanghai, China. The old town is the area within the old walled city of Shanghai, the city walls surrounded the city around today's Remin & Zhonghua streets. It is near the Yuyuan Garden and the temple of the city god. Huangpu district contains some of the best preserved sites of old Shanghai.
The Nanshi is a collection of narrow streets and alleys that were once enclosed within the walls of old Shanghai.