pentahotel Shanghai

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
  • Zhongshan Park

 

 

 

For kids

  • Shanghai Ocean Aquarium
  • Oriental Green Boat – Shanghai teenager's campsite
  • Shanghai Zoo

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

NIGHTLIFE

  • Xintiandi – A neighbourhood of old shikumen (a type of tenement found only in Shanghai) that has been restored – 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.

Shopping

  • Plaza 66
  • Sogo Department Store
  • Metro Town
  • Nanjing Road 
  • Huaihai Road