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Shanghai Fashion & Style
As Shanghai’s principal retail centers, located on the Puxi side of the Huangpu River, Nanjing Road and Huaihai Road feature with excellent department store and international designer boutiques.
Shanghai IFC Mall
\No matter you are shopaholics or not, it is rewarding to visit the top shopping malls in Lujiazui area. Numerous international brands are seen here as cluster of luxury goods.
The Bund alongside Huangpu River once was the financial center of the Far East. It is considered the city's symbol since the 1920s. It is often referred to as "the museum of buildings", as many different styles of European buildings can be found here. Now it is even more attractive as you can also see modern skyscrapers just across the Huangpu River. That gives you a strong contrast between modern life and the past.
Classic Arts & Culture
This renowned museum possesses a collection of 120,000 precious works of art, including Chinese bronze, ceramics, painting and calligraphy. Shanghai Museum, with a construction space of 39,200 square meters, houses 11 galleries and three exhibition halls in total.
China Art Museum
The China Art Palace has five exhibition areas. “Shanghai Brightness” features 600 pieces which trace the origins of China’s modern art. “Congratulations from the World” features 100 pieces from seven countries. “Splendid China” features 250 works of 21st-century Chinese art, while “Historical Shanghai Contexts” includes 64 pieces.
Shanghai Grand Theatre
Shanghai Grand Theatre is located on People’s Square with a total floor space of 70,000 square meters. It was designed by the French architect Salbanjie, combining features of Chinese and Western culture. The theatre’s white arched roof and transparent lustrous glass wall provide a stunning ambiance. The Grand Theatre has become a center of cultural life in Shanghai, providing a venue for world-class operas, films and music.
Museum of Art Pudong
Museum of Art Pudong located in the heart of Xiao Lujiazui and opened to the public in July 2021. MAP is built and managed by Lujiazui Group and designed by renowned French architect and the Pritzker Architecture Prize winner Jean Nouvel. It will focus on introducing the world-class artists and exhibitions as well as grooming domestic artists, educating and enriching the international communication. It aims to be the new cultural landmark in Shanghai and highlight the brand of Shanghai Culture.
Where to Dine & Drink
Lao Zheng Xing
For real Chinese cuisine with the charming alley feel of Fuzhou Road, Lao Zheng Xing dishes up the culinary heritage of Shanghai on a pretty plate.
Historic Destinations in Shanghai
Yu Garden features such famous sites as where the Queen of England had tea in the pond pavilion. Nowadays it is a perfect place for souvenir shopping and seeing celebratory moments such as Chinese New Year festivities.
One of the few remaining temples in Shanghai, Jing’an Temple is an operating temple where monks still reside and people go to pray and burn incense
The oldest temple in Shanghai, Longhua Temple is the site for gatherings during special occasions. In Chinese New Year, they even let the first few hundred people ring the temple bell on Chinese New Year Eve’
Getaways Within A Day
Now easily accessible on the Metro Line 11, Qibao is a tourist-happy water-town to the West of Shanghai. A great photo opportunity with old canals, local snacks and souvenirs.
Binjiang Forest Park
To the North of Pudong, the relatively new Binjiang Forest Park is the city’s largest park, with plenty of things to do and see, such as local residents flying kites, camping and having a BBQ.
Wild Animal Park
In South East Pudong, the Wild Animal Park allows you to feed giraffe, ride elephants, feed hippos and even more besides.
Chenshan Botanical Garden
With one of the very few hills on Shanghai’s coastal plain, this spacious garden in Songjiang gives you space to stroll, ponder and see a global variety of plant-life housed within enormous greenhouses.
Shanghai Disney Resort
Shanghai Disneyland features seven themed lands: Adventure Isle, Gardens of Imagination, Mickey Avenue, Tomorrowland, Treasure Cove, Fantasyland and Disney Pixar Toy Story Land. The centerpiece of the park is the iconic Enchanted Storybook Castle, the tallest, largest and most interactive castle that represents all the Disney princesses.