Shanghai

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Overview

Shanghai is called “hu” or “shen” for short. Located at the outlet where the Yangtze River empties into the sea, Shanghai is the gate of the Yangtze River valley. The city has a comfortable climate and distinctive seasonal changes.

Shanghai is a municipality directly under the central government. It has an area of 6,340 sq km and a population of 13.79 million. Shanghai is a financial, trade and shipping center, a comprehensive industrial base and a well-known historical and cultural city in China.
Shanghai is famous for its bustling metropolis atmosphere and rich cultural resources at home and abroad. Shanghai has attracted more and more Chinese and foreign tourists with its tourist attractions, such as the oriental Pearl TV Tower, Jinmao Mansion, Shanghai Museum and Shanghai Theater and colorful celebrations and festivals, including the Shanghai Tourism Festival and China International Art-Festival.

Attractions

Bund Sightseeing Tunnel
The Bund Sightseeing Tunnel joins the East and West of the River. Travel by cable car with bright lights and modern music…

Huangpu River Cruise
The Huangpu River divides the East and West of the city of Shanghai. A river cruise is a relaxing way to see the city away from the throngs of the traffic. Either by day or night the…

Huaqing Pool
Also known as the Huaqing Palace, the Huaqing Pool lies at the northern foot of Lishan Mountain, 30km east of the city proper of Xi’am. Since ancient times, it has been an…

Jade Buddha Temple
Still an active Buddhist temple today, the Jade Buddha Temple dates back to the turn of the 20th Century. See the reclining Buddha. Enjoy a Vegetarian Lunch on site…

Jin Mao Tower
Now the second tallest building in Shanghai and one of the top ten tallest buildings in the world, the Jin Mao Tower offers wonderful views of Shanghai. Located on the East side…

Nanjing Road
The most famous shopping road in a city full of shopping opportunities, Nanjing Road has long been considered China’s golden mile. Starting at the Bund, passing through People’s…

Oriental Pearl Tower
Easily the most famous landmark in Shanghai, the Oriental Pearl Tower was opened in 1995. With its unique domes, the Pearl Tower lights up at night like a giant Disco ball. The Oriental…

Shanghai Acrobatics
Shanghai Acrobatics are world famous and a visit to this incredible city is enhanced with a chance to enjoy this wonderful art. Enjoy incredible skill and flexibility – as you are…

Shanghai Museum
Situated in People’s Park, Shanghai Museum is one of the finest museums in China. Housed over 4 levels, each of the 16 rooms focuses on a different part of China’s vast history…

The Bund
Populated by the beautiful Art Deco buildings of the European, British and American banks that settled here in the 1930s, the Bund is the best way to experience the city’s colonial past…

Urban Planning Exhibition Hall
Shanghai’s development has been meticulously planned for decades to come; you can see it all with an incredible scale model of the city, now and in the future…

Xintiandi
Translating as ‘New Earth’ Xintiandi is a vibrant area of central Shanghai filled with up market bars, cafes and restaurants. The setting is within traditional Shikumen Houses…

Yu Yuan Gardens
Once you’ve entered into the grounds of this 500 year old classical Chinese garden, you’ll instantly forget that you are surrounded by a city of 18 million people. Employing the four…

Dining

Hongbinlou
Tel: 0086-21-56647062
Add: 83 Longzhen Rd., Yuepu Town, Shanghai

Laozhengxing Restaurant
Tel: 0086-21-63515496
Add: 556 Fuzhou Rd., Shanghai

Meilong Town Restaurant
Tel: 0086-21-56647062
Add: 22 Lane 1081, Nanjing W. Rd., Shanghai

Old Shanghai Restaurant
Tel: 0086-21-62566688
Add: 242 Fuyou RD.,Town God Teple, Shanghai

Shanghai Family
Tel: 0086-21-54037888
Add: 90 Shanxi S. Rd., Shanghai

T. G. I. Friday’s
Tel: 0086-21-64734602
Add: 4 Hengshan Rd., Shanghai

The Tans Official Cuisine
Tel: 0086-21-64658080
Add: 3190 Yan’an W. Rd., Shanghai

Xi Family Garden
Tel: 0086-21-58827788
Add: 1 Dongping Rd., Shanghai

Yanyunlou
Tel: 0086-21-63220496
Add: 3190 Yan’an w. Rd., Shanghai

Hotels

Galaxy Hotel Shanghai
★★★★
Add: 888 Zhongshan W. Rd., Shanghai
Tel: 0086-21-62758888

Garden Hotel
★★★★★
Add: 58 Maoming S. Rd., Shanghai
Tel: 0086-21-64151111

Hilton Hotel Shanghai
★★★★★
Add: 250 Huashan Rd., Shanghai
Tel: 0086-21-62480000

Holiday Inn Crowne Plaza Shanghai
★★★★
Add: 400 Panyu Rd., Shanghai
Tel: 0086-21-62808888

Hotel Nikko Longbai
★★★★
Add: 2451 Hongqiao Rd., Shanghai
Tel: 0086-21-62689111

Jing An Hotel
★★★★
Add: 370 Huashan Rd., Shanghai
Tel: 0086-21-62481888

New Jinjiang Grand Hotel
★★★★★
Add: 161 Changle Rd., Shanghai
Tel: 0086-21-64151188

Shanghai JC Mandarin Hotel
★★★★★
Add: 1225 Nanjing W.Rd., Shanghai
Tel: 0086-21-62791888

Museums

People’s square
People’s Square is a large public square just off of Nanjing Rd. in the Huangpu District of Shanghai. People’s Square is the site of Shanghai’s municipal government building…

Shanghai Grand Theatre
The Shanghai Grand Theatre is located at the intersection of People’s Boulevard and South Huangpi Rd. in northern part of the People’s Square in Huangpu District, Shanghai…

Shanghai Museum
The Shanghai Museum is a museum of ancient Chinese art, situated on the People’s Square in the Huangpu District…

Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition
The Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Center is located on People’s Square, adjacent to the city’s municipal government building…

Shopping

Bund 18
Bund 18 was the headquarters of the Standards Bank in China. Today after several years’ renovation, it becomes one of the famous places for dining, entertainment and…

Bund 3
A historic space on the illustrious Bund has been transformed into Shanghai’s premier showcase for contemporary Chinese lifestyle. Situated in an ornate building designed in Free…

Huaihai Road
Huaihai Rd. at the center of city is one of the most bustling shopping streets in Shanghai. As an epitome of Shanghai’s modern history, it is the showcase of its prosperity and the latest…

Nanjing Road Pedestrian Walkway
Nanjing Rd., famed as “No. 1 Street in China”, is an epitome of Shanghai ‘s history and culture. The 1,033-m long Pedestrian Walkway lies between the Bund and the People’s…

New Shanghai Commercial Center
Located on Zhangyang Rd. of Pudong Lujiazui Finance and Trade Zone, the New Shanghai Commercial Center is one of the biggest commercial projects of Shanghai. With a…

North Sichuan Road
Next to Nanjing Rd. and Huaihai Rd., it is the third largest commercial street in Shanghai. The road was among the first ones built after Shanghai became an open port in history. The…

West Nanjing Road
Westgate Mall, Zhong Xin Tai Fu, Plaza 66, Jiu Guang Sogo Department Store are all around this shopping area. They mainly deal in world brand names. It has a comprehensive function…

XuJiaHui
XuJiaHui, with XuJiaHui Square as the center, boasts a galaxy of well-known malls-Grand Gateway, Orient Shopping Center, Pacific, Shanghai LiuBai, HuiJin Department store…

Yuyuan Commercial City
The area consists of the famous classical garden in south China Yuyuan Garden, the “kingdom of small articles of daily use”, and the “kingdom of delicacies”. There you will find the…

Travel Agencies

China Merchants Group Shanghai International Travel Service Vo.,Ltd
Add: Zi’an Building, Yuyuan Rd., Shanghai
Tel: 0086-21-61203601

Jinjiang Tours Co., Ltd
Add: Jia 191, Changle Rd., Shanghai
Tel: 0086-21-64662828

Shanghai China International Travel Service
Add: CITS Building, 1277 Beijing W. Rd., Shanghai
Tel: 0086-21-62898899

Shanghai China Youth Travel Service
Add: 2 Hengshan Rd., Shanghai
Tel: 0086-21-64330000