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Top Tourist Attractions

Shanghai - Top Tourist Attractions

Visiting Shanghai means stepping into a world where the old meets the new and where good food and shopping are all part of daily life. What’s not to love about the only city in the world that offers glamor, history, and excess all in one place?  Here are some of the top attractions to experience on your Shanghai sojourn: (Check out China Holiday packages with Beijing and Shanghai)

Shanghai's Promenade: The Bund

Also known as Waitan, the Bund is central Shanghai's waterfront area. The term is...

Yu Garden

There is no shortage of gardens around China, and Shanghai is home to one...

The Jade Buddha Temple

Do you want to see monks during your vacation in Shanghai? You should visit...


Shanghai - Top Tourist Attractions

Exploring Shanghai: Top Attractions to Experience on Your Trip

Visiting Shanghai is the highlight of a visit to China, a travel destination where everyone wishes to travel. A renowned international city with a fast-paced modernization accompanied by its multicultural growth. So what are the top tourist attractions of Shanghai? Read o to know more.

Experience the world’s fastest train.

The moment you land in Pudong Airport, you’ll instantly feel the vibe of modern Shanghai by taking the Maglev train from the airport to the city center. This train runs at twice the speed of a theme park roller coaster to cover 30km in just eight minutes. But don’t worry; you’ll hardly notice that you’re running at 431kph.

Take your Instagram-worthy photo at The Bund.

The Bund is symbolic for Shanghai because it has been the city’s center of trade for centuries. Today, it is what Wall Street is to New York where you’ll see some of the most powerful trading houses and banks towering through Pudong’s skyline that provides the perfect backdrop for your Instagram-worthy photos.

Find your zen at the Yuyuan Garden.

After taking photos and strolling at The Bund, you can go straight to Yuyuan Garden to find your zen. This beautiful green space will make you forget that you’re in the middle of a modern city with its beautiful architectural structures reminiscent of the Ming Dynasty’s glory days. Don’t forget to see the exquisite Jade Rock believed to be part of Song Emperor Huizong’s private collection while you’re in Yuyuan.

Explore the edgy side of Shanghai at M50.

The city may be known for its glamorous lifestyle, but it also has an edgy side that you can experience at the M50 industrial art complex. Here, you can check out galleries showcasing the works of contemporary Chinese artists displayed in old cotton mills and factories.

Experience a different kind of shopping in Tianzifang.

If Shanghai’s oversized malls prove too expensive for your taste, head to Tianzifang to get a more authentic shopping experience. This entertainment complex located within traditional alleyways or longtangs is home to a network of cafes, boutiques, souvenir shops and design studios where you can get good stuff to take home or just enjoy the community vibe.

Get a bird’s-eye view of Shanghai at the World Financial Center

Shanghai’s World Financial Center is the city’s highest building and the fifth tallest in the world. It also has the highest observatory in the world, “The Sky Walk,” where you get sweeping views of the city’s skyline at 474 meters high.

Take a stroll back in time at the Shanghai Natural History Museum.

If you loved the movie “Night at the Museum,” you’ll surely love the Shanghai Natural History Museum. Although not as vast as the Smithsonian, this museum boasts of a huge display of dinosaurs and taxidermied animals, reptiles and birds spread over five levels.

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Also known as Waitan, the Bund is central Shanghai's waterfront area. The term is often used to refer to the wharves and buildings on the section of Zhongshan Road and some adjacent areas.What makes it one of the most famous destinations that tourists in Shanghai flock to?On the one mile stretch along the bank of the Huangpu River are magnificent architecture and buildings that delight the eyes at daylight and become a magical view of lights when the sun goes down.Many of the buildings here feat... Read More

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Run Bund to Bund By Night! Ultimate Shanghai Night Run!

The course is really a great run around the Bund by night while the air is cooler and the ambiance is very special. The distance is no more than 8 km which is possible for most people. We will only be

Duration: 2 hours

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There is no shortage of gardens around China, and Shanghai is home to one of the must-see gardens—the Yu Garden or Yuyuan Garden.Why?For one, it has been around for 400 years as it was built during the Ming Dynasty. This alone is enough for anyone to want to see what a garden looked like during China's last imperial dynasty. For another, its layout and scenery are nothing short of exquisite. It also features an artistic garden architecture.Typical of most gardens in China, Yu Garden h... Read More

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Private Shanghai Day Tour of Zhujiajiao Water Town, Yu Garden and Bund

Enjoy a fun and relaxing private tour to visit the remarkable oriental Venice Zhujiajiao ancient water town, explore its unique old alley streets and ancient bridges and appreciate the charming local

Duration: 8 hours

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Do you want to see monks during your vacation in Shanghai? You should visit the Jade Buddha Temple where a good number of resident monks live and work. It is also where you will see a 1.9-meter-high white jade, Buddha.The temple features the style of the Song Dynasty and was built between 1911 and 1918. It has bright saffron yellow walls, symmetrical courtyards and halls, and upturned eaves. To say that it's readily identifiable is an understatement. It's a sight to behold.The seated jewel-encru... Read More

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Shanghai Afternoon Tour with Jade Buddha Temple and Old French Concession

This afternoon half day tour will take you to visit Xintiandi in Former French Concession where is the modern complex of renovated architecture dotted with bars, coffee shop, restaurants and boutique

Duration: 4 hours

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