6a014e89944936970d0168eb73a0b9970c-800wiWhile Shanghai offers plenty of modern retail therapy, the city is home to small, eclectic shops and stores which offer an altogether more fascinating shopping experience. A case in point is Madame Mao’s Dowry. Before heading on any shopping excursion it is important to find well placed accommodation and those looking for contemporary residences in Shanghai can choose 88 Xintiandi, Shanghai. This Shanghai boutique hotel is located in the vibrant Xintiandi area that has many shopping options as well. Make sure to plan a visit to the former French Concession where Madame Mao’s Dowry is situated. Known for its diverse array of communist propaganda and relics, this quaint store has many curios that are worth looking at and if you fancy, purchasing as well. Be it house-ware, clothing, posters, furniture and even classic tea cups, you will find it all at Madame Mao’s Dowry.

Chandrishan Williams is a travel writer who writes under the pen name, Caleb Falcon. He specializes in writing content based on the many exciting world adventures that await intrepid travellers.