1. The Bund
The Bund is the most spectacular and recognizable architectural symbols of Shanghai. The Bund these days is surrounded by about 50 buildings in different architectural style such as Gothic, Baroque, Romanesque etc.
2. Shanghai Nanjing Road
This is Shanghai’s shopping heaven. The 5.5 km long street is full of exclusive shops, modern shopping malls, department stores, specialty stores, theatres, commercial buildings and international hotels.
3. People’s Square
People’s Square is located in the center of Shanghai and covers 140,000 square meters, surrounded by the municipal government office building, the Shanghai Museum, Shanghai City Planning Exhibition Hall and the Grand Theatre. The Square is particularly spectacular at night when steam appears to seep out of the roof of the museum and the light bounces off the glass walls of the Grand Theatre.
4. Xin Tian Di
Xintiandi has been called Shanghai’s hottest new entertainment district. Xintiandi is in the center of Shanghai City and south of Huaihai Zong Lu. Its central location is part of what makes it a great area for shopping, entertainment and leisure. Xin Tian Di means ”New Heaven and Earth” and it is considered a model lifestyle center. It has fast become one of the most popular areas in Shanghai for both the locals and tourists alike. The area is a great place to shop during the day, and offers a great nightlife on weekdays as well as weekends.
5. Lujiazui Aarea of Pudong
Lujiazui is one of the four economic districts in Pudong New Area. The other three economic districts are Waigaoqiao Free Trade Zone, the Jinqiao Export Processing Zone and Zhangjiang Hi-tech Park is a special area for technology-oriented businesses. Lujiazui is teemed with the futuristic, avant-garde buildings - Oriental Pearl Tower, Jin Mao Building, Bank of China Tower and Shanghai World Financial Center.
6. Shanghai EXPO
The Expo 2010 site is located along both sides of the Huangpu River between the Nanpu Bridge and Lupu Bridge.
7. Yu Yuan Garden
Yuyuan is the most famous garden in Shanghai. It is located in the heart of Shanghai's Old City, one of the few existant old tourist places in Shanghai. Close to the gardens is Shanghai's bazaar, a great number of small streets and lanes where vendors sell their products and food stuffs to the tourists and local people. It is called garden "Yuyuan" - because "yu" in Chinese means "peace and health"-- a place of peace and comfort in the heart of busy Shanghai. It can date back to the Ming Dynasty.
8. Shanghai Acrobatics
The Shanghai Acrobatic Troupe, established in 1951 is one of the best in China. It frequently tours internationally and perform routinely at Shanghai and other cities in China. An acrobatic show has become one of the most popular evening entertainments for tourists in Shanghai. You can enjoy gravity-defying contortionism, juggling, unicycling, chair-stacking, and plate-spinning acts at the following stages.
9. Cruising on Huangpu river
Huangpu River winds about 114 kilometers from Dingshan Lake, the source, northward to Wusong Kou, where it meets with the Yangtze River. 40 km of the river is within the area of the big Shanghai. It is only about 400 meter wide and 9 meter deep, but it holds about one third of the China's total international trade. Huangpu River is the sign of Shanghai. It supplies water to the 13 million people in the metropolis and is also important for navigation, fishery, tourism and receiving wastewater.Back