Is there anything better than standing around comparing the size and thrust of one’s own cricket? If you’re ever dreamt of owning your own stable Wan Shang market in Shanghai is the place to start your collect a collection of fighting grasshoppers and all the necessary accoutrements. Afterwards, meander around the surrounding laneways and sniff out some fragments of old Shanghai.

Wan Shang Flower and Bird Market
417 Xizang Nan Lu (nr Dongtai Lu)

Open: 8am-5pm

Chinese address fr taxi:
西藏南路417号, 近东台路