M50, also known as Moganshan Road, is an art district in Shanghai. The road itself is easy to spot with its ever changing street art. I had visited M50 on the first day of my trip and then also
Every inch of wall and floor space was covered with brightly colored people, animals, flowers, and other objects. It has this childlike innocence and whimsy. Seeing the works of art made me want to pick up a paint brush and continue the colorful scenes.
As we went through the gate we soon realized we had to wind and wander through the tiny streets of this neighborhood. We followed the signs, which were very clearly marked the whole way through, then suddenly came upon a beautiful green courtyard with fabrics hanging out drying in the sun. It was this oasis located in the middle of this large bustling city, and in that moment made you forget that you were in Shanghai altogether.