Area Attractions

Discover the activities Shanghai has to offer from your base at Hyatt on the Bund. Shanghai is one of the four municipalities in China which plays a central role in the development of the country’s economy.  

Hyatt on the Bund, Shanghai

199 Huang Pu Road
Shanghai, China, 200080

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Family Activities

Shanghai Ocean Aquarium

4 km
As Asia’s largest aquarium, dozens of exhibits arranged by geographic location will draw you and your children into an aquatic journey around the world. Stroller friendly facilities, air-conditioning and an on-site food court make this an easy outing for the family.

Shanghai Wild Animal Park

45 km
An animal kingdom featuring over 200 species, living in habitats that simulate their own natural environment. Found just outside the city in Pudong, the park offers Safari bus rides allowing guests to experience animals on the wilder side too.

Shanghai Disney Resort

30 km
The wonderful, fabulous land of Mickey Mouse, it's Shanghai's own slice of the Disney universe. Shanghai Disneyland Park features the largest Disney castle in the world, as well as Disneytown, the retail and commercial district located just outside the gates.

Shanghai Century Park

10 km
The park includes tandem bicycles or cycling-cars visitors can hire to explore. The park's landscaping combines British, Japanese, and Chinese gardening styles. Well known places in Century Park include The Lucky Pond, Bird Island the lotus pond, and a concert stage.

Museums & Historical Buildings

Shanghai Museum

As a museum of ancient Chinese art, Shanghai 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 metres, houses 11 galleries and 3 exhibition halls in total.

MOCA Shanghai

The Museum of Contemporary Art Shanghai is located in the People's Park, directly center of the administrative and cultural hub of the city. Surrounding buildings include the Municipal Government Headquarters, the Shanghai Grand Theatre, the Shanghai Art Museum and the Shanghai Museum. MOCA Shanghai intends to lead in nurturing the appreciation of Chinese and international contemporary art and design.

Shanghai Grand Theatre

Shanghai Grand Theatre is located on People’s Square with a total floor space of 70,000 square metres. It was designed by the French Architect Salbanjie, unique in style, combining the feature of the Chinese and Western culture. The white arched roof and the transparent lustrous glass wall ingeniously incorporated poses like a crystal palace. The stage is the largest in the world with the most convertible stage facilities. The Grand Theater has become a centre of cultural life in Shanghai, providing a place for performances of world-class operas, films and music. It is a cultural symbol in Shanghai as an international metropolis.

Ohel Moishe Synagogue – Jewish Refugee Memorial

Built in 1927 by the Ashkenazi Jewish community of Shanghai, it serves as a museum devoted to the Jews in Shanghai. The third floor house displays period photographs, a list of Shanghai Jews, a small bookstore and how the Chinese and Jewish refugees lived together under Japanese occupation.

Attractions

The Bund

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.

Yuyuan Garden

A traditional Chinese Ming style private garden, originally built in 1559 but ransacked and restored several times since then. Entry to the garden for many exquisite Chinese pavilions, seemingly never-ending paths, and sculpted gardens within. Near the garden, the famous zigzag bridge and its teahouse can be visited. The bazaar near the garden is always crowded with both Chinese and Western tourists.

Taikang Road

This is a 400 metre long street where quite a number of famous artists such as Huang Yongzheng, Chen Yifei and Er Dongqiang have set up workshop on this road. Art galleries, coffee shops and studios have pushed the development of Taikang Road by the reputation and diligent work of artists.

Xintiandi

As a re-creation born out of the sprawls of Shikumen housing, which is the architectural symbol of Shanghai in the 20th century, Shanghai Xintiandi, “the city’s living-room” is a place to unwind and relax after a long day.

Temples

The Temple of Confucius in Jiading

Jiading Confucius Temple, built 780 years ago, displays the 1,300-year history of China's ancient academic system and imperial examination. The stone balustrade along the archways was decorated with 72 stone lion statues, which represents his 72 best students.

Temples in Shanghai Jade Buddha Temple

Jade Buddha Temple, built in 1928, was to keep two precious jade Buddha statues brought from Burma by Monk Huigen. There are also many other ancient paintings and Buddhist scriptures displayed in different halls of the temple. The Jade Buddha Temple is a good place to visit, not only rare as cultural relics, but also porcelain artworks.

Tours

Jewish Settlement Tour

Over 30,000 Jewish refugees stayed in the Hongkou district of Shanghai during World War II. Walk the streets of the former Jewish neighborhoods; see the site of the Joint Distribution Committee, Jewish Shelter, the Monument for Jewish Refuge

“Shanghai GoTour” Double Decker Sightseeing Bus

The “Shanghai GoTour” Double Decker Sightseeing Bus Tour is an ideal way to experience Shanghai in a fun fashion. The tour connects most of the famous landmarks in Shanghai city, including East Nanjing Road pedestrian street, Yuyuan Garden, People’s Square, Jing’an Temple, Shanghai Art Museum, Jade Buddha Temple, The Bund, River Cruises and Xintiandi – the most famous domestica

Shanghai Scenery Cruise

The one hour river cruise ply the main waterfront area between the two suspension bridges, Yangpu Bridge in the north and Nanpu Bridge in the south. You can enjoy the views of the full sweep of The Bund and the 21st century cityscape of Pudong.