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Shanghai

Shanghai is the most populous city in all of China and the most populous city in the world. As a renown international metropolis it is the main economic, financial, international, cultural, science and technology center in East China.

Location
Located on the mouth of mainland’s Yangtze River, on the eastern area of China.
Area
7,037km²
Population
24,870,895 (2022)
Currency
Yuan/CNY
Language
Chinese
Climate
Temperature humid climate. Definite four seasons, amount of sunshine and rainfall are plentiful. With mild weather, spring and fall is relatively short and summer is relatively long. Rainfall season happens in spring, summer, and fall.
Shanghai CHINA
Yu Garden
A personal garden built in remembrance of parents of Pan Yunduan, an official of the Ming Dynasty. With an artificial stone tower, made from thousands of yellow calcites, to roof tiles resembling a rising dragon, it is almost too grand to be considered a personal garden. By the entrance, there are even local traditional stores to visit. Overall it is full of attractive features.

Address218 Anren St, Huangpu, Shanghai Tel86-21-6326-0830

Xintiandi
An affluent car-free shopping, eating and entertainment district of Shanghai, the district is composed of reconstituted traditional mid-19th century shikumen ("stone gate") houses on narrow alleys. Xintiandi is home to an active nightlife. Although more romantic settings can be found than clubs with loud music.

AddressXintiandi, Shanghai

The Bund (Waitan)
Center of Shanghai begins in The Bund. Meaning an artificially made embankment, it also means ‘Riverside given to the foreigners’ in Chinese. It has become the best tourist site of Shanghai by preserving old architecture. The night view, filled with bright lights, is a highlight among Shanghai night scenes.
The visible night scenes of Pudong district from this location is the landmark of Shanghai.

AddressThe Bund, Shanghai

Nanjing Road
Nanjing Road is the shopping area with the biggest floating population in Shanghai. About 1.2km in length, there are many shopping malls and fashion stores lined up on each side, while the occasional streetcars,transporting tourists, pass by in the middle of the crowd. You can see many young tourists exploring the budget chain brands here. The vitality and energy of the area fills the whole road.

AddressNanjing Rd Pedestrian St, Huangpu, Shanghai

Tianzifang
Once a desolate area with ugly factories. Tianzifang has become a beautiful cafe street filled with many designer shops. In 1999, a famous Chinese artist, Chen Yifei made an atelier here and which caused many other artists to gather here. Currently, it is an attractive area with skilled designer art pieces and designer items everywhere.

AddressTaikang Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai

Dongtai Road Antique Market
A 5,000 year old antique market. Dongtai Road Antique Market is close to Xintiandi, allowing one to travel with ease. Following a small crossshaped street, the scenery of small antique stores selling niche products of many kinds may remind one of a flea market.

AddressLiuhekou Rd, Huangpu, Shanghai

Exploring 50 Moganshan Road
Called ‘Soho of Shanghai’, it is an art area. Continuing its fame for the last 10 years, it has a massive cultural art community of over 130 artists from all over the world. In the late 19th century, many textile factories were built in here, but with the move of the Shanghai industrial center to further inland, the area lost its purpose and remained a vast ruin. Fortunately under the special governmental policy enacted in 2002, the area became an ‘Art Exclusive Area’ and eventaully became the great place that we see today

Walking along Pudong, a Futuristic City
Pudong area, on the eastern Huangpu River area, was a wetland until 1990s. It was transformed into a financial district with skyscrapers under the exclusive economic zone policy in 1999. The representative landmarks of Shanghai, the Oriental Pearl Tower and the 88-floor Jin Mao Tower are both located here.

Four Seasons Hotel Shanghai FuxiSekkomon Tour
It is not easy to see the real features of Sekkomon, the representative architecture of Shanghai. With the XintiandiSekkomon traditional houses being newly constructed, and other traditional houses owned by locals, tourists may have a difficult time exploring the traditional houses of Shanghai. Luckily one can reserve their spot at the Four Seasons Hotel Shanghai FuxiSekkomon Tour. It promises a special time exploring traditional Shanghai.