Shanghai was opened as a trading port in the Treaty of Nanjing in 1843. Since then, Shanghai quickly developed as one of the most prosperous trading and economic centres in the Far East. Opening up of Shanghai not only bring in trading activities, but also foreign culture and lifestyle: coffee shops, afternoon tea, western style bakeries become part of life. In those days, high society ladies wearing Qipao, enjoying coffee and jazz music in upclass coffee shops or hotels. Today, there are numerous coffee shops in trendy areas like Tianzifang, Huaihai Road, as well as shopping malls, but also classic English afternoon tea in hotels. Make a qipao in Shanghai, and experience life in the 1920s wearing your glamorous qipao and enjoy a classical afternoon tea.
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- A Sea of Red in Larung Gar Buddhist Academy, West Sichuan