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An intoxicating blend of ancient culture and cutting-edge modernity that pushes the boundaries to their limits. Uncover the hidden treasures as you experience the variety of things to do in Shanghai.
As western customs and Chinese traditions intertwine, you’ll be greeted by extraordinary skyscrapers and enchanting ancient towns. This glittering metropolis will enchant you with its exciting culinary scene and eclectic nightlife. Explore the bustling markets, learn about culture and history at the art galleries and museums or join the locals at a live jazz session. Get to grips with the city’s sights on a Shanghai hop-on hop-off tour or the Huangpu River Cruise and Bund city lights evening tour.
As China’s fashion capital, Shanghai has an appetite for new trends and cutting edge design. Your first stop for shopping should be Nanjing Road, miles of retail heaven that will not disappoint. Pick up custom made clothes at the South Bund’s fabric market or look for treasures at the open-air antiques market on Dongtai Road.
Whilst in People’s Square, visit the Shanghai Museum which gives an insight into art and history and houses thousands of artefacts. See the stunning acrobatic show at Shanghai Circus World – which combines Chinese arts and modern technologies. Or be wowed by the hands-on activities and life-size exhibits at the Shanghai History Museum.
Shanghai has an exciting culinary scene, with food very much at the centre of social life. Dine at one of the Xinkiangnese restaurants, which are open 24 hours and scattered all over the city. Or join the locals and pick up late night street noodles, which you’ll find on nearly every street corner. Enjoy spectacular views of The Bund from the 36th floor of the Shangri-la hotel or enjoy a truly unique sensory dining experience at Ultraviolet.
For great food and ambience head to Sasha’s, a French colonial-style bar with a large outside patio garden. Indulge in cocktails at super stylish People 7 or take in the amazing views from the terrace at Bar Rouge. Dance the night away at Muse, one of the city’s hottest clubs or hang out at California Club, where a different band plays every night.
See Shanghai's highlights on this hop-on hop-off tour. Visit Jade Buddha Temple, Nanpu Bridge, the Bund, Jing'an Temple, Xintiandi, the People's Plaza and more. Your pass is valid on all three routes and you can hop off at any of the 22 stops to explore attractions by foot. Your 2-day pass includes a Huangpu River cruise and admission to the Jin Mao Tower observation deck. Based on the attractions you want to see, choose the Shanghai City Tour (red route), Temple Tour (green route) and Pudong Tour (blue route).
See all the main sites of Shanghai, 'Paris of the Orient'. This fully-guided coach tour includes lunch as well as entry into the Jade Buddha Temple, Shanghai Museum, Bund and Bund History Museum, Yuyuan Garden, Shanghai Old Street, Fresh Water Pearl Gallery, a silk factory and Xin Tian Di, Shanghai's entertainment district.
This evening tour begins with an astounding performance by the Shanghai Acrobatics School & Troupe. If you have never experienced a world-class acrobatics show, this is a must-see event. After the show, you will travel by coach to catch a magical view of Shanghai at night. Your evening tour includes a visit to People’s Square, the city lights along the Bund, and the French Concession District. The final stop is Xin Tian Di, a chic restaurant, pub and boutique area.
The Bund is the cultural section of Shanghai that best represents the blending of ancient and modern influences. This renowned waterfront district is the city's most famous landmark. Your guided evening tour starts with an evening cruise on the Huangpu River, which divides the Bund into two sections, Pu Dong and Pu Xi. After the cruise, you will walk along the Bund to the historically famous Peace Hotel, followed by a trolley tour to enjoy the magnificent night view of Nanjing Road.
A guided sightseeing tour of Shanghai is a must for anyone visiting China's most modern city. Depending on your preferences you can choose from a morning or an afternoon half-day city sightseeing tour. Discover the 'must-see' sights such as Jade Buddha Temple, Fresh Water Pearl Gallery and Shanghai Museum on the morning tour or The Bund, Yuyuan Garden, Shanghai Old Street, a silk mill and Shanghai's entertainment district on the afternoon tour.