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About Shanghai

In Shanghai, known as the “Paris of the East,” the cultures from East and West are intertwined to create the city’s cosmopolitan style. What was once the ten-mile Shanghai International Settlement, established by the British in conjunction with Americans and French living along the Huangpu River in present-day Puxi, the metropolis currently develops and changes every day. There are historical and cultural architectural wonders lining the Bund and Xintiandi, as well as fashionable attractions in Pudong, such as the Oriental Pearl TV Tower and Shanghai Disneyland Resort. Young creative souls can go to the Former French Concession’s Tianzifang and 1933 Laoyangfang (a former slaughterhouse turned into unique shops and art galleries) to experience what the area was once like centuries ago. The fashionable can walk up and down Nanjing Xi Shopping Street to their hearts’ content. Foodies can go to the Chenghuang (City God) Temple in the Yu Garden complex to try Shanghai delicacies. Shanghai is a multifaceted place no one will regret visiting.

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Shanghai Disney Resort
4.6/5
124,136 Reviews
Theme Park

As the first Disney resort in mainland China, Shanghai Disney Resort is a world-class family entertainment destination. It features Shanghai Disneyland Park, an entertainment district, two themed hotels, recreational facilities, a lake, and associated transportation hubs. One unique aspect about Shanghai Disney is the way the park incorporates Chinese tastes into its design. With plenty to do and fun for people of all ages, the Shanghai Disney Resort is certainly one of the city’s premiere attractions.

Shanghai Science and Technology Museum
4.6/5
14,871 Reviews
Science & Technology Museum

Located near Century Park, the Shanghai Science and Technology Museum (SSTM) is the city’s premiere museum dedicated to enhancing public awareness of and engagement with science and technology. The museum’s large collection covers everything from geology and plate tectonics to space exploration and human health. With many interactive features, SSTM is a great destination for families with young children. No matter who you are, there is something to spark your curiosity. You won’t regret spending a few hours exploring this vast museum.

Oriental Pearl Radio & Television Tower
4.6/5
74,774 Reviews
Modern Architecture
Observation Deck

The Oriental Pearl Radio & Television Tower is arguably the most recognizable feature on Shanghai’s skyline. Situated across the Huangpu River from the Bund, the Oriental Pearl tower stands 468 m to the top of its antenna spire. Completed in 1994, it has come to symbolize China’s modernization and emergence on the global scene. Visitors travel up and down the Oriental Pearl Tower in double-decker elevators that can hold up to fifty people. Located on the tower’s lower levels is the Shanghai Municipal History Museum. Given its iconic status, this is certainly a can’t-miss attraction.

Shanghai Wild Animal Park
4.7/5
51,109 Reviews
Zoo

Opened in 1995, the Shanghai Wild Animal Park was one of the first AAAAA (highest-rated) tourist attractions in China. Visitors can see more than 10,000 exotic animals, most of which are rare wildlife, including giant pandas, snub-nosed monkeys, takins, crested ibis, giraffes, zebras, antelopes, white rhinos, and cheetahs. The park is divided into drive-through and pedestrian areas. The drive-through portions are modeled on safari parks where animals roam through natural habitats. Another popular attraction is the park’s tiger feeding pen where you can witness up close giant tigers. With lots to see and do, the Shanghai Wild Animal Park is fun for people of all ages.

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Shanghai Disneyland Ticket
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Huangpu River Cruise Ticket
4.7/5
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Shanghai Tower Observation Deck Ticket
4.6/5
62 Reviews
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Oriental Pearl Tower Ticket
4/5
71 Reviews
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Shanghai Weather

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Cultural History
Museums
Shanghai
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Shanghai, the largest city has a long history as the ‘Gateway to China’. The city is not only one of the largest economic and trade centers of the world but is also a very important cultural center. Attracting millions of visitors every year, this city is an art, science and cultural trendsetter and boasts all of it in the Museum of Shanghai. The museum is one of the best museums in Shanghai, China and showcases an extensive collection of rare relics.
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Cultural History
Outdoor Recreation
Natural Landscapes
Historic Landmarks
Shanghai
The Bund can be seen as an exhibition of international buildings interspersed with the charm of exotic old Shanghai. It is the first port of interest for most tourists which can be witnessed by the perennially packed promenade of the Bund. Here, the charm of Shanghai as a bustling metropolis combining the century-old history and flourishing future is fully presented, making the Bund Shanghai a must-see attraction. It gives an amazing view of the whole Shanghai city. One can view many other landmarks of Shanghai-like Jin Mao Tower, Shanghai World Financial Center, and Shanghai Tower.
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Delicacies
Shanghai
Food in Shanghai is what really matters to most whether they are locals or tourists. That is because the Shanghai Restaurant and Shanghai-style food draw inspiration from the great-eight of diverse tasting regional cuisines in China. The Haipai and Benbang cuisines both are an integral part of Shanghai’s “Hu” cuisine followed by an authentic Shanghai Restaurant. The rise of Shanghai and especially its foods have been mercurial, to say the least, and it came into its own only in the 1800s. We will take you on a guided tour of the lowdown on Shanghai’s cuisine, the best typical-Shanghai dishes to try, where to find the best Shanghai Chinese Restaurant, the various popular cuisines and where they are served, and even lead you to the best dating restaurants to try out. Are you hungry enough? The advice is for free!
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I recommended Dongtan Wetland Park, Guyi Garden, Gongqing National Forest Park, Huangpu River, Dishui Lake.
Here are the absolute best restaurants in Shanghai: Jesse Restaurant, Yong Fu, Dong Tai Xiang Sheng Jian Guan ( Chongqing Bei Road ), 1886 Qi Che Theme De Guo Restaurant (The Bund), Chongqing Gao Lao Jiu Hot Pot (People's Square).
Here are the best places to visit in Shanghai, including: Shanghai Happy Valley, Shanghai Ocean Aquarium, Shanghai World Financial Center, Madame Tussauds Shanghai, Yu Garden.
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