Shanghai Things to Do

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  • 26. Bike Tours - China Cycle Tours

    This bike tour was one of the most incredible experiences of my time in Shanghai and of my entire life! It was the best way to see the city, our leader were very knowledgeable and fascinating guides....

  • 27. 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...

  • 28. Renmin Park - People's Park

    Just north of the concrete mass of People's Square is the pleasant People's Park, one of the larger parks in central Puxi and fairly typical of Chinese parks. It has a central lake, winding paths, a...

  • 29. 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...

  • 30. Soong Ching Ling

    The first thing we did in Shanghai after having lunch was visit the Soong Ching Ling Memorial Residence which Soong Ching Ling lived in from 1948 - 1963. It is an important monument under State...

  • 31. World Financial Center

    As of the end of 2008, the SWFC is China's tallest building and the world's second tallest completed building (after Taipei 101), with a height of 492 metres. It has a trademark trapezoid hole at its...

  • 32. Old Street

    Shanghai Old Street (Western) is located north of Henan South Road , with shop-lots dated during Ming Dynasty (1644-1911). These one-story shop-lots does not look that old as most of them have been...

  • 33. Former British Consulate

    After the treaty of Nanking, Georges Balfour arrived in 1843 as the first Consul in Shanghai and took possession of swampland between the mouth of Suzhou Creek and Yang Jin Bang (a creek later covered...

  • 34. World Expo 2010

    The largest pavilion at the 2010 World Expo is the Chinese National Pavilion, also known as the Crown of the Orient. Shaped like an ancient crown (an inverted pyramid), it is 63 metres high and...

  • 35. Longhau Temple

    The Longhua Temple (literally "Lustre of the Dragon Temple") is the most authentic and complete temple complex in Shanghai. Located in the southern suburbs of the city, the temple was first built in...

  • 36. Grand Theatre

    This is a picture of the Shanghai Grand Theatre taken from People's Square. Like many buildings in Shanghai, it is ultra modern (or is it post modern?) - all gleaming glass and steel. There are...

  • 37. Zoo

    If your in Shanghai, or planning a trip there, try to make the time for a trip to the Shanghai Zoo. My family and I went during China's worst winter in decades and we still had a great time. During...

  • 38. Jin Mao Observatory 88

    For an opportunity to get a good view of all of Shanghai and even the Yangtze River entering the sea, take the elevator to the top of the Jin Mao Tower, the tallest building in China. The 88th floor...

  • 39. Calligraphy Art

    Calligraphy is a writing art to express Chinese characters by using brush. With an age-old tradition, Chinese calligraphy originated in the Shang dynasty and matured in the Eastern Zhou period. During...

  • 40. Longhua Pagoda

    Standing outside the Longhua Temple in the south of the city, this 40-metre high pagoda is the only remaining pre-modern pagoda in Shanghai. It has an octagonal floor layout spread over seven storeys...


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