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3 Days in Shanghai: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, August 2014

4 star rating: Recommended 600 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 93 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

The French Concession

By Lydia , March 2013

Strolling through Shanghai ‘s French Concession is akin to stepping back in time. A far cry from the fast pace and ultramodern look of most of Shanghai, the sleepy tree-lined streets of this old ...  Read more

Biking Around Shanghai

By Lydia , March 2013

With more than 23 million people, Shanghai is China’s largest city. While it’s possible to get to and from the city’s best sights by taxi or by taking the Metro, riding a bike allows you to explore ...  Read more

Romantic Things to Do in Shanghai

By Lydia , February 2013

With its stunning modern skyline, thriving riverfront neighborhoods, world class restaurants and variety of day trip options to quaint rural villages, Shanghai is one of Asia’s most romantic ...  Read more

Shanghai in Winter

By Lydia , January 2013

Shanghai winters might be cold and overcast, but they’re also largely tourist-free before and after the holidays. If you plan your visit during the annual Chinese New Year , you’ll get to ...  Read more

Chinese New Year in Shanghai

By Lydia , December 2012

Chinese New Year is China‘s most important holiday and a fascinating time to be in Shanghai if you play your cards right. The history of the holiday, referred to as Spring Festival in China, dates ...  Read more

Jewish Culture in Shanghai

By Lydia , October 2012

If you were to go back in time to the early 1900s and walk certain sections of Shanghai , you’d likely see kosher butcher shops in place of noodle stands and newspapers and signage printed in ...  Read more

Shanghai’s 5 Best Museums

By Lydia , September 2012

Shanghai , China ’s modern commercial center, often gets overlooked for destinations like Beijing and Xi’an when it comes to cultural experiences. As the rapidly evolving city continues ...  Read more

Spiritual Shanghai

By Emma , Australia, August 2012

Shanghai is well known for its shopping, eating, sightseeing and general all-round craziness. So where can you go for a bit of quiet reflection in this busy and exciting city? Yuyuan Garden  ...  Read more

Day Trips from Shanghai

By Viator, July 2012

4 star rating: Recommended 491 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

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

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