Fodor's Expert Review Lai Lai Dancehall

Hongkou and Putuo Dance Clubs

This is one of Shanghai's gems, a sweet, simple dance hall where local men can come three nights a week and dance to tender Chinese pop songs from an earlier time. Songs are played by a band, which sometimes dresses in drag, as does one of the owners. There are a number of regulars, and strangers aren't shy about asking for a dance, but it's all quite chaste. Foreigners are most welcome and treated no differently than locals. In general, photos are not allowed.

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235 Anguo Lu
Shanghai, Shanghai Shi  200082, China


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Rate Includes: Y10

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