Shanghai workshop

About Shanghai

Shanghai is one of the four direct-controlled municipalities of China and the most populous city proper in the world, with a population of more than 24 million. It is a global financial centre and transport hub. Located in the Yangtze River Delta, it sits on the south edge of the estuary of the Yangtze in the middle portion of the East China coast. The municipality borders the provinces of Jiangsu and Zhejiang to the north, south and west, and is bounded to the east by the East China Sea.

The Most Popular Attractions in Shanghai

Shanghai is a world famous destination with classic gardens, colonial architecture, tall skyscrapers, tranquil water towns, museums, etc.

The Bund: Symbolic of colonial Shanghai, the Bund has dozens of buildings of various architectural styles.

Yuyuan ('Happiness Garden') houses a wonderful collection of classically Chinese traditional buildings and it is an oasis in the bustling city.

Jade Buddha Temple: A serene place in the hustling city, with amazing jade statues, gorgeous buildings and a lovely Chinese garden.

Shanghai Disneyland Park: A newly-built amusement park blends the magic of Disney and unique cultural elements of China.

Zhujiajiao Water Town: An ancient town endowed with waterways, ancient bridges, and traditional Chinese-style residences.

Top Things to Do in Shanghai

Stroll down the Bund promenade or board an evening cruise boat to enjoy Shanghai's classic skyline views of colonial-era buildings and tall skyscrapers along the Huangpu River.

Contemplate the masterpieces of traditional Chinese art in Shanghai Museum.

Enjoy a bird's-eye view of the city from the World Financial Center.

Take a leisurely stroll around Zhujiajiao, a water town with fascinating canals, bridges, and architecture.

The Best Times to Visit Shanghai

The best times to visit Shanghai are March–May and September–November when the weather is pleasant.