Family area guide: Gubei and Hongqiao

Home to Shanghai's Japanese and Korean Hubs

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Chill

Green & Safe Le Petit
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Green & Safe Le Petit

High-end organic supermarket Green & Safe’s fourth location in Hongqiao brings the picnic table indoors while carrying on the farm-to-table concept. An all-age friendly restaurant and grocery store, find a dedicated kids’ menu with dishes from 45RMB and regular child-friendly events.

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17 Suhong LuOnline booking

Eat

Tonchin
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Tonchin

Ordering is easy at Tonchin. With just one bowl of ramen to pick from, the Tonchin signature bowl includes a decent helping of noodles, char siu, bamboo shoots, seaweed sheets and ni-tamago egg for 43RMB. Additional toppings can added for extra charge.

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100 Century Avenue

Do and Play

Tom's World
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Tom's World

Filled out with kids of all ages jamming out with KTV-in-a-box, clawing for soft toys and winning tokens for prizes, arcade Tom’s World is a great places for children to burn off some energy on rainy or high AQI days.

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1018 Changning Lu
Soong Chingling's Mausoleum
Photograph: courtesy Yang Xiaozhe

Soong Chingling's Mausoleum

Though it might seem odd to suggest lazing around in a graveyard on a sunny day, this is actually one of the more beautiful and peaceful little parks in town and one of our top picnic spot recommendations. Unfold a blanket and stretch out on the grass, free from security guards shouting at you.

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21 Songyuan LuFree

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