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Working in China travel industry for serveral years, i saw an increasing number of oversea people getting more knowledge about China, and more people come to China to make tours. Shanghai, which is also one of the most popular destinations, even so, there are still a large number of people have the same question such like what are the greatest palce to see, here i’d like to share with you my opion with my past experience and wish you have a wouderful time during the Shanghai tour.

First, let’s overview the featured characters of Shanghai:
1 Shanghai is the largest city in China, and the largest financial and commercial center of the nation.
2 It is a seamless blending of Western and Eastern cultures. Known as the “Paris of the Orient”.
3 It is a city combining the historical sites and modern architectural.
4 It is known for its gardens, museums, temples.
5 Its nightlife is world-renown.

 

Top 5 Places You Need to Visit in Shanghai :
Yuyuan Garden

Yuyuan Garden

Yuyuan Garden

With a long history of more than four hundred years, Yuyuan Garden is the most celebrated classical Chinese garden in Shanghai. It is a residential garden built by Pan Yunduan, minister of finance in Sichuan Province during the Ming Dynasty. Pan built the garden to “please his parents and let them enjoy themselves in their late years”.

The Bund

The Bund

The Bund

The Bund, is Shanghai’s famous waterfront district. It is located across the Huangpu River from the Oriental Pearl TV Tower. Often called the “Museum of Architecture”, the Bund is famous for its old Western styled buildings. Originally the financial center of Shanghai, the Bund’s many old stone buildings were built by western companies in Gothic, Baroque, Romanesque, Classicism, and Renaissance styles. It is amazing to see these western styled buildings in a Chinese city.

Zhujiajiao Water Town

Zhujiajiao Water Town

Zhujiajiao Water Town

Zhujiajiao is the best-preserved ancient water town among the four ancient towns in Shanghai with a history of 1700 years. It is noted for its archaic water country scenery, idyllic, tranquil, and peaceful. The majority of its buildings date from the Ming and Qing Dynasties and are in truly remarkable condition. Several large gardens that are scattered around this ancient town offer charming alcoves in which one can just lie back, relax, and enjoy the peace and quiet.

Nanjing Road

Nanjing Road

Nanjing Road

Nanjing Road is by far the most popular shopping street in Shanghai. Crowds jam the pedestrian walkway for shopping and sightseeing every day of the week. At night the neon lights shine like the Las Vegas strip. With hundreds of shops and restaurants there is something for everyone. It runs west to east from People’s Park all the way to the Bund.

Shanghai Acrobatics Show

Shanghai Acrobatics Show

Shanghai Acrobatics Show

A magic touch for your nightlife! A typical art of China with long history. Exciting and breath-taking and you will be marveled at the varieties of programs.

Useful Links: Shanghai Tour Guide

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As the biggest city in China and the eighth largest one of the world, Shanghai features a population of over 20 million. Shanghai is also a tourist destination famous for historical landmarks as well as modern, ever-expanding skylines. However, it is often forgotten by most of people travelling to China, since thay think immediately of Beijing. Right here let’s ckeck out the top reasons why you should visit this city.

Oriental Pearl Tower

Oriental Pearl Tower

1. Multiculture in Shanghai
Shanghai, with a favorable location and distinct oriental culture, has attracted many foreigners, including Bernard Shaw, Albert Einstein and Tagore, to stay or travel at here. Shanghai has unique oriental charms to foreigners while it certainly has strong Western flavor to Chinese. Shanghai has become a cosmopolitan city and a blend of the eastern and the western culture. Tourists can find a little bit of everything in this busy city.

The Bund

The Bund

2 China’s Largest and Richest City
Shanghai has a population of more than 20 million. It is the largest city in China and the second largest city proper in the world after Mumbai. Today it is the largest center of commerce and finance in mainland China, with many Chinese and international companies opening offices here, especially along the Bund. Undergoing a construction boom, new high-rise buildings are making a new skyline in Shanghai.

3 Convenient Transportation
As an international metropolis, Shanghai has super advanced transport facilities, by which people both home and abroad can travel easily around the city and even the country. Such high-end facilities as magnetically levitated trains, airplanes, subways, buses, taxis etc. are all equipped to benefit people’s dailylife at the most.

4 Shopping Paradise
hanghai is reputated as an international cosmopolis and the “Shopping Paradise”. So if you come to Shanghai, shopping should not be missed any more than its other charming attractions. Here you can buy anything that you can think of, ranging from fashionable clothes, to various kinds of Shanghai-style souvenirs, jades, silk fabric, and antiques. Whatever you want, your desire can be satisfied here.


5 Colorful Nightlife
Being a sleepless city, Shanghai’s dynamic life goes on way beyond the daylight hours. It is a city of colorful nightlife. It has a diverse cultural flavor, with cinemas showing foreign and Chinese films, and theatres featuring opera, dance, drama, acrobatics and puppets. There are also numerous night clubs and bars which are open until the sun comes up.
For more Shanghai Tour Guide, you can visit chinatourguide.com.

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