Shanghai

Shanghai, “Hu” for short, is one of the four municipalities under the direct administration of the central government of China, the birthplace of the Communist Party of China, a national historical and cultural city, and a center for China’s economic, financial, trade, shipping and scientific and technological innovation. Located in the Yangtze River Delta, it sits on the south edge of the estuary of the Yangtze in the middle portion of the Eastern China coast. 

Highlights

  • Paradise for Shopping: The pedestrian street of Nanjing Road in Shanghai is a shopping paradise. No matter what you want to buy, you can find what you want on this pedestrian street. Of course, there are many shopping malls in Shanghai.
  • High-rise Building, Skyline, Breath-taking Night View: As the most developed city in China, Modu City, alias of Shanghai, it is one of the fastest growing cities in the world in terms of skyscraper construction. The tallest skyscraper in Shanghai is the Shanghai Tower. In the high-rise building, you can overlook the view of Shanghai, especially the breath-taking night view.
  • Popular Gateway City: Shanghai is a very popular gateway city for China. From Jan. 30, 2016, visa-free travel is possible for travelers from 51 countries who want to travel Shanghai, Jiangsu, Zhejiang for .
  • Famous Historic and Cultural City:  Shanghai is a paradise for history lovers. With its long history, it is no wonder that Shanghai has a large number of historical relics and places. The culture of Shanghai is known as “Shanghai-style Culture”, which has the elegance of Jiangnan culture (Wuyue culture) and the modernity and fashion of international metropolises. 

Shanghai Travel Guide introduces useful travel information of Shanghai including travel tips, attractions, top things to do, tours, transportation, weather, climate, food, restaurants, accommodation, festivals, nightlife, activities, education, shopping, photos and maps.

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Shanghai Attractions

What to visit in Shanghai? What are the top attractions? What are the top things to do in Shanghai? Shanghai Attractions include many exciting sightseeing opportunities for travelers. Shanghai, known as the most developed city in China, offers quiet historical districts and attractions alongside its many new tourist sites. Shanghai also provides opportunities for exploration by water along the Chinese coast and its inland waterways due to the special position-at the estuary of the Yangtze River. Top Attractions Shanghai is the most prosperous [...]

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Shanghai Tours

Shanghai Tours are always connected with other top destinations in China, like Hangzhou, Suzhou, Mount Huangshan As a popular gateway city in China, there are countless places of interest in Shanghai. Shanghai, known as the Oriental Paris, is the best place to experience the collision of oriental and western culture. Shanghai is also the best place to discover the great changes of cities in China. Shanghai is an example the fast development of China. As the most developed city [...]

Climate & When to Go

Shanghai Climate is mild and humid with short spring and autumn and long summer and winter. Shanghai enjoys a subtropical monsoon climate with four distinct seasons, abundant sunshine and abundant rainfall. Shanghai Weather & Climate describes information with Shanghai Climate Graph, Shanghai Climate Data, What to Wear in every season, Weather and Climate by month, Shanghai Climate Yearly. Find out the best time to visit Shanghai and see the highlights of every season in Shanghai.  Shanghai Climate & Weather Shanghai Weather Graph by Month [...]

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Transportation

Shanghai Transportation, to some extent, is strongly linked to Shanghai Tours. As the most developed city in China, Shanghai has the best transport network compared with other cities in China. At present, the main transportation modes in Shanghai are airplanes, trains, buses, ships and so on. What's more, Shanghai Port is an important hub in China. How to Get to Shanghai Shanghai has formed five transportation modes including railway, waterway, highway, aviation and metro, and has a super-large comprehensive transportation network. By Air As [...]

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Festivals and Activities

Shanghai Festivals and Activities introduce a brief introduction of local festivals and activities, and tell travelers what to do for Shanghai Festivals Tours. As the largest city in China, the festivals, events, conferences and other activities are numerous and complicated, such as Shanghai World Travel Fair, China Art Festival, Shanghai TV Festival, Shanghai International Film Festival, Shanghai Tourism Festival, as well as important Shanghai events and activities such as Shanghai International High-end Lifestyle Exhibition, Shanghai International Surface Spray Shotblast Exhibition. Festivals in Shanghai 2019 As the most [...]

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Travel Tips

To have a better travel experience in Shanghai, here are some useful Shanghai travel tips which may be helpful for your Shanghai tour. When plan your trip to Shanghai, view our answers to questions about Shanghai travel to get a better understanding of Shanghai.  Useful Numbers Fire: 119 Police: 110 Ambulance: 120 Consumer Complaint: 12315 Tourists Complaint: 64393615 Shanghai Tour Bus Center: 021-24095555 Hongqiao International Airport Inquiry: 62688918 Pudong International Airport Inquiry: 38484500 Shanghai Port Ship Inquiry: 021-63260269 Train Ticket Booking: 021-63171880/8008207890 More about Area Code & Zip Code in Shanghai. Best Time to Visit in Shanghai The spring(March-May) [...]

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Useful Maps

Shanghai Maps in English includes Maps List of Shanghai Tourist Attractions, Maps of Shanghai Hotels, Maps of Shanghai Tours, Maps of Transportation. It show the specific location of main roads, railway, stations, Bus Stations, Airports, expressway, administrative division, famous tourist attractions, etc. If we go to somewhere new, maps are good facilitators for us. China Dragon Tours provides the complete maps related to Shanghai which can help you better understand Shanghai and plan your Shanghai Tour reasonably. Shanghai City Maps [...]

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Shanghai Accommodation

Shanghai Accommodation will solve the problem-where to stay in Shanghai, which introduces the recommended luxury hotels, comfortable hotels, economic hotels and cheap hostels in Shanghai. As the most developed city in China, you can always find the most suitable hotel for you. Where to Stay in Shanghai The Best Luxury 5-Star Hotels in Shanghai Shanghai Marriott Hotel(上海绿地万豪酒店) Add: No. 99 Jiangbin Road, Huangpu District(黄浦区江滨路99号) Tel: (021)53188888 Marriott Hongqiao Hotel (万豪虹桥大酒店) Add: No. 2270 Hongqiao Road, Changning District(长宁区虹桥路2270号) Tel: (021)60106000,(021)62376000 Shanghai Royal Shiji Hotel(Tang Town) (上海皇廷世际酒店(唐镇店)) Add: No. [...]

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