Shanghai is a metropolitan city of China and famous for financial, commercial and all other business dealings. Visitors to Shanghai are not only dazzled by the modern metropolis and gateway to a developing China, but also by its unique blend of modern and traditional, east and west. There are lots of things to see in Shanghai.
Major attractions o this city are:
• The Bund & Huangpu River: Huangpu River winds about 114 kilometers from Dingshan Lake, the source, northward to Wusong Kou, where it meets with the Yangtze River. 40 km of the river is within the area of the big Shanghai.
• Nanjing Road: Nanjing Road is a walking street that is always packed with people watching other people.
• Yuyuan Garden: Yuyuan is the famous gardens in Shanghai, located in the center of Shanghai's Old City, one of the few remaining old tourist sites in Shanghai.
• Jade Buddha Temple: Jade Buddha Temple is the most famous Buddhist temple in Shanghai. Located at 170 Anyuan Road, the temple was established in 1918 with the style of the Song Dynasty.
• Xin Tian Di: Shanghai Xintiandi is situated at Lane No.181 of Taicang Road Shanghai. It occupies an area of about 30,000 square meters. It was a former old Shikumen which has been given restoration.
• Shanghai Museum: The Shanghai Museum was first to open to the public in December 1952. In 1992, the Shanghai municipal government allocated to the Museum a piece of land at the very center of the city, in the People's Square, as its new site.
• Science and Technology Museum
• China Art Museum & Power Station of Art
Night Life: At night Shanghai is especially lovely when the lights are lit. When the neon lights are on in the evening, Shanghai comes to life.
Shopping: Shopping in Shanghai has become an indispensable part of your China tour agenda.
Spots & Adventures: Sports & adventures activities are also famous in Shanghai & popular among tourists.
Hotels in Sanghai:
The luxury hotels in Sanghai are mainly located near the shopping complexes and trade centers but with higher prices. Those Shanghai hotels who offers cheap rates with less facilities could be located in remote areas but at those places you can experience the local culture, meet with local people and enjoy the street food.
A tour to Sanghai can be made more memorable if you follow some useful tips. These tips are as follows:
1. Never stay in Shanghai’s Red Light District.
2. Do not transit between Metro Line #1 and line #2 in rush hours.
3. You can walk along the Fuxing West Road to get there. Doesn’t worry to get lose in that area? The whole area is nice and worth some time wandering around.
4. Indulge your bargaining skills freely in China, especially in outdoor and indoor markets. Vendors may feign outrage, but they know the game. Start with 25 percent off the asking price, and go up from there.
5. Never trust or follow stranger, who approach you with some offer or want to take you somewhere. 6. Don’t take anyone to your hotel room if you don't trust the person.