Shanghai Things to Do

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  • 1. Nanjing Lu

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    the famous shopping place of shanghai since the 18th century and now host a large number of both local and international luxe brands. Nanjing Lu is a 5.5 kilometer long area of stores, stalls and...

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  • 2. The Bund

    Check out this wonderfully iconic landmark in Shanghai! Tour guide from Jetbay (www. Jetbay.com) strongly recommended it as a must-see for Shanghai! It is the symbol of China's economic center. The...

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  • 3. Oriental Pearl Tower

    the assorted towers around the world, i've been in some of them. The common feature of various Towers around The World, whether the Oriental TV Tower here in Shanghai, the Btiexco Tower in Saigon,...

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  • 4. Yuyuan Garden

    Yu Yuan Garden is the famous in the Shanghai Region and is one of the Major Attraction in the Old City Area of Shanghai and it sits just Beside the City God Temple and the Gold Street. The garden...

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  • 5. Jade Buddha Temple

    4 out of 5 stars

    According to the tour guide, the jade to make the Jade Buddha were brought from Myanmar. Many tourists visited this temple. Many local citizen came here to do their worshipping too. After the...

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  • 6. Xin Tian Di

    walking through Shanghai's newest luxury shopping and dining center. The South Block is bigger than the North Block of Xin Tian Di and it has an area of 25,000 Square meters and the design here is old...

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  • 7. Huangpu River Cruise

    with spectacular night views of shanghai. the main docking area for huangpu river boats who do day and night Huangpu River Cruises is located along the Huangpu River Cruise Terminal along the Bund...

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  • 8. Shanghai Museum

    a glimpse into the old shanghai era can be seen if you are inside the Ortienal Pearlt TV Tower as one of the attractions inside is the Shanghai Municipal History Museum of which you can enter is you...

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  • 9. Jin Mao Tower

    This tower was an amazing architectural marvel showing how the mighty power of Shanghai as a metropolis. It is now the 3rd tallest building in the world (as of June 2013). Our tour guide had a lot of...

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  • 10. Pudong

    the glittering lights of Pudong's ultramodern skyline is filled with various colorful neon and led lights and it rivals Hong Kong's Victoria Harbour Skyline Night Show. Best seen from the Bund or via...

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  • 11. People's Square

    the main square of Shanghai and is located literally in the center of Shanghai. People's Square was formerly a famous racetrack that rivals the Happy Valley of Hong Kong for the famous Horse races in...

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  • 12. Old Town

    Despite rapid changes, you can still find traditional ways of life, shikumen homes, old lane homes, small noodle shops and all variety of commerce and action. Take some time to get out and about in...

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  • 13. Jing'an Temple

    Come in the early evening when the sun has set and the temple and area around it is truly electric. The temple when lit up is quite a sight and it's worth looking around the area at the other...

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  • 14. City God Temple - Chenghuangmiao

    The Main Attraction in Old Town of Shanghai is the Chenghuangmiao or City God Temple. It is a typical temple in Walled Cities in China and here in Shanghai is it called City God Temple. The City God...

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  • 15. Yu Garden

    Part two of my Yu Yuan Garden Tips with more pictures Yu Yuan Garden is the famous in the Shanghai Region and is one of the Major Attraction in the Old City Area of Shanghai and it sits just Beside...

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  • 16. Yuyuan Bazaar

    final part of my Yu Yuan Garden Tip with more pictures inside. Yu Yuan Garden is the famous in the Shanghai Region and is one of the Major Attraction in the Old City Area of Shanghai and it sits just...

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  • 17. Maglev Train

    The Maglev train is advertised as “The fastest you will travel without flying!” This high speed train reaches a controlled speed of 430 km’s per hour, (267 mph,) and runs between the Longyang road...

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  • 18. French Concession

    The French Concession Villa which is now used as the Arts & Crafts Museum has many rooms reflecting the early 20th century architecture. The villa was built in 1905 and for those times the bathroom...

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  • 19. Waibaidu Bridge

    Waibaidu Bridge is always my favorite landmark of the North Bund Shanghai. This bridge was first built in 1855 spanning over Suzhou Creek. Due to heavy traffic crossing the bridge, the city of...

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  • 20. Ocean Aquarium

    Shanghai Ocean Aquarium is the largest aquarium in Asia with it's 20,000 square meters. It's a modern and very nice nice building - from inside as well as outside - but it was probably one of the most...

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  • 21. Urban Planning Exhibition Hall

    The Urban Planning Museum is a fun smaller museum located in Renmin Square. Its exhibits focus on Shanghai's buildings and infrastructure, including their history. The highlight of the museum is a...

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  • 22. Peace Hotel

    The former Sassoon House, built by Sir Victor Sassoon and designed by Palmer and Turner Architects with a floor area of 36 317 square meters, was constructed between 1926 and 1929. The building has...

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  • 23. Confucius Temple & Garden

    We travelled by taxi to the Old City and our driver dropped us off a few hundred metres from the Temple entrance. Only 23 Yuan fare (approx$4) and not worth taking the train. As we walked to the...

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  • 24. Renmin Park - People's Park

    the modern buidlings around the People's Square and the People's Park (Renmin Park) as both areas are interconnected of which the North Side is the People's Park and the South Side is the People's...

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  • 25. Old Street

    the old city quarter of Shanghai and the famous Old Street where there are lots of local commercial establishments, eateries, souvenir shops and jewelry stores. Old Town is where the Yu Yuan Gardens...

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