TOP 5 PLACES TO VISIT IN SHANGHAI

(1) THE BUND (Waitan)

Here you will have a clear view of Shanghai’s skyline. It is a famous waterfront area facing the skyscrapers in central Shanghai. The Bund is a must see scenic spot in Shanghai that attracts many tourist everyday. It is a great place not only for sightseeing but because some tourist is interested in the Historic facts of the buildings it can also be an informative stroll.

Location: Jinling Road in the South to the Waibadu Bridge over Suzhou Creek in the North, on the Western bank of the Huangpu River.
How to get there: Take Metro line 2 or line 10 to East Nanjing Road Station and then walk for about 5 mins to The Bund

 

(2) YUYUAN GARDEN

Yuyuan Garden means “Garden of Happiness”. Get to see exquisite sculptures, pristine carvings, and classical Chinese architecture.

Six scenic areas: Sansui Hall, Wanhua Chamber, Dianchun Hall, Huijing Hall, Yuhua Hall, and the Inner Garden.

The Yu Garden was formerly a private garden owned by the Pan family during the Ming Dynasty era. It is the largest and most prestigious garden in the midst of that era in Shanghai.

Location: Center of Shanghai’s old city near South of The Bund.
How to get there: Take a subway line 10 and get off at Yuyuan station

 

(3) XIN TIAN DI

It is a fashionable street made of modern architecture style. As you walk through, you will get to see 1920’s and the 21st century modern lifestyle rolled into one.

Xin Tian Di is an urban attraction that contains the historical and cultural legacies of the city. It is a fashionable pedestrian street composed of  Shikumen and modern architecture style.

Location: Center of Shanghai City south of Huaihai Zhong Lu
How to get there: Take subway line 13 and get off at Xin Tian Di Station

(4) JIN MAO TOWER 

The tower is an 88-story skyscraper in Pudong. It is 420.5 metres tall and is one of the tallest buildings in the world. Inside this beautiful building are offices, hotel, and restaurants.
Jin Mao Building has 2 entrances, two for the offices, one for the lobby, the last one is for the entrance to the 88-floor observation – the skywalks.

Location: Center of Lujiazui Finance and trade zone in Pudong.
How to get there: I highly advise to take the subway line 2 to start your high tower trip. Get off at the Lujianzu station, subway line 2. After a couple minutes of strolling you will get to the entrance of the 88-story building

(5) NANJING ROAD

It is one of the busiest shopping streets in the world, it is also popular as the main shopping street in Shanghai, China. The street is named after the city of Nanjing, capital of Jiangsu province neighbouring Shanghai.

To all fashion seekers this place is for you!  The road offers different well-known brands, restaurants, cafes and hotels.

 

Hotel: Le Royal Meridien Shanghai Hotel
Location: 789 Nanjing Road East Shanghai, Shanghai 200001

 

Cheers!

 

 

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