A FEW THINGS YOU JUST HAVE TO SEE
SIGHTS OF INTEREST
The Bund – World-famous esplanade overlooking the Huangpu River with historical buildings in a variety of architectural styles.
Yuyuan Garden – Garden built in the Ming Dynasty Emperor Wanli (AD 1559-1577)
Oriental Pearl TV Tower – A contemporary Shanghai landmark
Shanghai Ocean Aquarium
Oriental Green Boat – Shanghai teenagers' campsite
ART & CULTURE
Shanghai Museum - Boasting over 120,000 pieces including bronze, ceramics, paintings, calligraphy, sculpture, ancient Chinese coins, jade furniture, and Western art.
Shanghai Grand Theatre – Providing a stage for artists from around the world; always worth checking out to see who is performing.
Taikang Road – Art street
Xintiandi – A neighbourhood of old restored shikumen (a type of tenement found only in Shanghai) – the old stone buildings have been transformed into boutiques, clubs and restaurants.
Huangpu River Cruise – 60-kilometre return trip between the Bund and the Yangtze River.
Sogo Department Store