So what kind of city is Shanghai? It’s important to make up your own mind – arrive with an open mind, and form your own answer as you wander across the city. Like a pearl on the banks of the Pacific Ocean, Shanghai has already become China's fastest growing city and tourist destination.
Shanghai is an energetic international metro-polis. This modern metropolis combined with its rich heritage and Chinese culture has much to see and do. Shanghai attractions are plentiful and varied. There are a huge range of museums, colonial architecture, religious buildings, theatres, gardens, parks and shopping areas. It has such important sites as the Bund, Temple of Jade Buddha, Yu Garden, Old City Bazaar, Shanghai Museum, Children's Palace, Xintiandi, Former Residence of Dr.Sun Yat Sen, Oriental TV Tower, Shanghai Nanjing Road, Huangpu River cruising, and also showcase the water towns around shanghai of Zhuangjiajiao, Luzhi and Nanxun.
The below is the renowned historical and modern attractions in and around Shanghai!
Shanghai Top Attractions
Start digging into the best things to do in Shanghai, and you’ll quickly discover why the biggest city in China is a favourite among travellers.Plan your trip with this guide to the top Shanghai attractions and the best places to visit in Shanghai.Take stroll along The Bund; Get a glimpse of the past at Old City;See Shanghai’s greener side in the Old French Concession;Dispense all your yuan at Nanjing Road;Watch the city from above at Shanghai World Financial Center; See more Shanghai top atttractions as below：
Historical & Cultural Sites
A trip to Shanghai cannot be complete without understanding its rich cultual heritage. The histrical and cultural sites and activities in Shanghai will give you an insight into the Shanghai city's history and traditions. While visiting the cultural attractions in Shanghai would prove to be informative, attending its artsy events will leave you entertained. From cultural performances to historical monuments that give you a glimpse of the past, take a look at this list to know Shanghai better. See most popular historical and cultural sites in Shanghai as below:
With a population of more than 23 million, is the largest and traditionally the most developed metropolis in Mainland China. Shanghai is the largest city and one of most prosperous city in China.It is a renowned international metropolis drawing more and more attention from all over the world. Situated on the estuary of Yangtze River, it serves as the most influential economic, financial, international trade, and cultural center in East China.If you want to visit the new sites in Shanghai, see the travel guide as below:
Parks , Gardens and Nature Scenery
Central Shanghai may have the appearance of a bustling, modern city, but you are often surprisingly close to areas of green, gardens and spreading parks.Explore the most popular Parks in Shanghai, local people are interested within the city is the highly acclaimed Shanghai
Botanical Garden, with its extensive plant collections, and the ancient
and traditional Chinese Yu Gardens., campers and nature lovers like you.See some recommended parks and gardens as below:
Shanghai is the largest city in China and many culture involoved.The museums in Shanghai show you the history, culture, handicraft and modern part of Shanghai, such as Shanghai Museum is one of the four Chinese museums and regarded as the window to see through the great oriental civilization.See more museums as below:
Fashion Art Gerally in Shanghai
Shanghai is flourishing with contemporary art galleries and museums, a major part of its evolving culture and urban environment. Here are Culture Trip’s favourite places in Shanghai that entertain, illuminate and provoke through the power of art.