Shanghai Attractions to Please Every Guest
The Bund is Shanghai's bridge between the city's storied past and exciting future. A major tourist attraction, this mile-long stretch west of the mighty Huangpu River in Puxi is an astonishing collection of colonial buildings dating back to the 1920s and 1930s. Locals and tourists alike gather to stroll along its length.
Yu Garden is a tranquil, traditional courtyard-style garden dating back to the 16th century. Surrounding it is a maze of restaurants and local specialty shops selling souvenirs, clothing, and jewelry. Taste some of China's best teas in the city's oldest teahouse, or explore antique warehouses at famous Old Shanghai Street. Bargaining is recommended.
Nanjing Pedestrian Street
Nanjing Road has been a premier shopping destination and business area in downtown Puxi since the last century, and features local stores and mega malls that sell a wide range of quality brand merchandise.
Previously a racecourse, the People’s Square is now a beautiful area with a fountain at the center and extensive landscaped lawns. An underground shopping "street" and subway stop are located here, as well as the Shanghai City Hall, Shanghai Museum, and the stunning Shanghai Grand Theatre. Across People's Square over Yanan Express Way is the Shanghai Concert Hall.
Xintiandi Entertainment Complex
Xintiandi is a unique entertainment and cultural complex, preserving the traditional Shikumen-style architecture of Shanghai and offering a variety of restaurants, bars, boutiques, and galleries.
Oriental Pearl TV Tower
Located at the tip of Lujiazui in the Pudong district, the Oriental Pearl TV Tower serves as a focal point for recreation and sightseeing. The viewing area is halfway up the broadcasting tower and affords a splendid view of the Bund and surrounding Pudong.
Shanghai World Expo Zone
Visit the amazing pavilions of each country in the World Expo Zone to explore the full potential of urban life in the 21st century and a significant period in urban evolution.
Jin Mao Tower
Jin Mao Tower is the second tallest building in China, located in the Luijiazui area in Pudong zone. It covers a total construction area of 290,000 square meters/3,121,560 square feet and is 420.5 meters/1,380 feet high, with 88 levels above ground and one observation deck on the 88th floor.
Shanghai World Financial Center
Shanghai World Financial Center is the tallest building in China and the second tallest building in the world. Located next to Jin Mao Tower in the Lujiazui area in Pudong zone, the center offers three observation decks, with the highest view at 474 meters/1,555 feet above ground level.
M50 is an acclaimed arts district located at 50 Moganshan Road, a blossoming area that is the center of Shanghai's contemporary art scene. Some of the city's best-known artists work in this area, and is also home to many of Shanghai's famous galleries.