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3 Days in Shanghai: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, September 2014

4 star rating: Recommended 621 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Since 1990 Shanghai has grown at a startling rate, to become the largest center of commerce and business in central China and largest cargo port in the world. The city is a huge draw for tourists, ...  Read more

Acrobatics Shows in Shanghai

By Viator, June 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 100 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Shanghai arguably has the best nightlife in China, but it’s not limited to bars and clubs. One of the most unique after-dark experiences you can have while in the city is catching an acrobatics show. ...  Read more

Tea Houses

By Viator, February 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 2 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Teahouses are everywhere in Shanghai–certainly no surprise given that tea is an integral part of the history, culture and daily life in China. Today, the teahouse serves as a meeting place for people ...  Read more

Things to Do with Kids in Shanghai

By Viator, August 2013

Tours & Tickets

It might not seem so at first glance, but if you look carefully, Shanghai is a surprisingly family friendly destination with a lot to keep kids of all ages entertained. Here are ten ideas for things ...  Read more

Day Trips from Shanghai

By Viator, July 2012

4 star rating: Recommended 501 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Day trips are a great way to see beyond the city that you're visiting and experience a multitude of sights in one day. This is especially true in such a big country like China. Day trips from ...  Read more

Year of the Dragon Celebrations

By Shanghai Expert: ...  , China, January 2012

The dragon year is here! The new year decorations have been put up all over China , nowhere more so than the Old Town Bazaar of Shanghai . There have been statues about dragon stories...  ...  Read more

Tang Bao in Shanghai

By Shanghai Expert: ...  , China, November 2011

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Rating

Tang Bao can refer to XiaoLongBao in Shanghai, but more often as the name of a big soup-filled dumpling. It is a bun with soup inside. You do not find much stuffing like the common meat/vegetable ...  Read more

Mid-lake Pavilion in Shanghai Old Town

By Shanghai Expert: ...  , China, November 2011

Mid-lake pavilion has been a tea house since 1885 in the Qing dynasty. The building was originally a pavilion inside the Yuyuan garden, and later turned into a meeting place for cloth business men ...  Read more

Plants and Health in Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden

By Shanghai Expert: ...  , China, February 2011

With the recent opening of glasshouse exhibitions in January 2011, Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden has attracted lots of visitors during the Chinese New Year festival. It is fun to enjoy flowers ...  Read more

Day Trips from Shanghai

By John Reality , Cambodia, July 2012

If you’re seeking amusement in the greater Shanghai area, the following suggestions will help point you in the right direction. Happy Valley Shanghai: Located roughly 25 miles from the downtown ...  Read more

Shanghai Animation and Comics Museum

By John Reality , Cambodia, June 2012

Certainly one of the more interesting (if not strangest) museums in Shanghai , the Animation & Comics Museum is a load of fun for both children and adults. The three-story museum in Pudong is ...  Read more

Shanghai’s Happy Valley Amusement Park

By John Reality , Cambodia, May 2012

Located roughly 25 miles (40.2 kilometers) from downtown Shanghai , Happy Valley Shanghai is an amusement park of epic proportions. Designed to service the most populace city in China , the ...  Read more

Shanghai’s Yuyuan Gardens

By John Reality , Cambodia, April 2012

Have you ever shopped until you’ve dropped and could quite possibly implode at the site of another market place full of millions of items you want but can’t pack with you? Then it’s time for you ...  Read more

2012 Peach Blossom Festival in Shanghai

By John Reality , Cambodia, March 2012

As with previous years, the 2012 Peach Blossom Festival will be held daily from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. from late March to early April (March 25-April 20) at the Nanhui Peach Blossom Village in Shanghai ...  Read more

Shanghai’s Top 2 Beaches

By John Reality , Cambodia, March 2012

Strictly speaking, residents and tourists trapped in Shanghai during the hotter months are more or less limited to nearby Jinshan City Beach if they are looking to beat the heat by gaining access ...  Read more

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