Yuyuan Garden

Yuyuan Garden is classical garden located in the Old City of Shanghai. It was built in the 15th Century by a government official of the Ming Dinasty. Yu in Chinese means pleasing and the garden was built for the official’s parents, the Pan family, in their old age. The gardens suffered damage during the 19th […]

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Xin Tian Di

A newly rebuilt urban attraction within Shanghai, Xin Tian Di is a fashionable pedestrian street that features a specific class of architecture called Shikumen. Shikumen is an architectural style that combines Western and Chinese elements. It first appeared in the mid 19th Century in the British Concession and quickly became popular throughout the city. They […]

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People’s Square

People’s Square is a large public square that houses many municipal buildings and which divides Nanjing Road in East and West. The place doesn’t really say much, but it is more than likely that you’ll pass by this place during your visit to Shanghai. Some of the things you will see around the square. People’s […]

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Jade Buddha Temple

This temple is probably not a must-see in Shanghai, but if you have the time and want to see some religious culture, then this is a nice option. The building itself is quite beautiful, with yellow walls and wooden gates. After seeing many Buddhist temples across China, this doesn’t seem to be so interesting. But […]

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Nanjing Road

You’re bound to be on this road more than once during your visit to Shanghai, as it is the main commercial street in the city. If you’re looking to do some shopping, then this is the place. You can find anything, from world famous brands, to Chinese souvenir shops. Flagship stores such as Apple or […]

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Pudong

Pudong has many skyscrapers with observation decks to choose from. Here are the options for the most famous ones. Oriental Pearl Tower The best thing about this TV tower is not its height but its form, which is very odd and attractive, so our thought is that it is best to see it than to […]

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The Bund

A waterfront promenade on the west bank of the Huangpu River, the Bund is the most famous sight of Shanghai, mainly for two reasons: the cultural and historical importance, and the views! On the West side, you can see a line of Western-style buildings that served many purposes. On the East side, across the river, […]

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