Shanghai Must See

To visit Shanghai, there are numerous places are worth sightseeing, such as Shanghai Must See Attractions, Shanghai Must See Shows, Shanghai Must See Commercial Streets, Shanghai Must See Buildings, etc. Top China Travel has picked out some must see in Shanghai that are worthwhile for tourists.

Shanghai Must See Attractions:


The Bund, a symbol of Shanghai since a hundred years ago, enjoys the beauty of Shanghai mother river - the Huangpu River, and the new looks of Lujiazui (one of the most prosper part in Shanghai) in Pudong district, as well as the one of Shanghai's landmarks - Shanghai Oriental Pearl TV Tower on the opposite bank.

Yuyuan Garden, the only fully restored classical Chinese garden in Shanghai, a paragon of the south Chinese landscaping style of the Ming and Qing dynasties, is a MUST for all visitors to Shanghai.

Jade Buddha Temple, with its valuable essence - the Buddha figures, has been a famous temple that receives thousands of visitors and worshipers everyday and now becomes a must-see attraction in Shanghai.

Oriental Pearl TV Tower, the third tallest TV and radio tower in the World, has become a symbol of excellence in architecture and is a favourite sight for tourists in Shanghai. It has multi-functions for sightseeing, catering, shopping and amusement. Its upper superdome sphere is an ideal place to have a bird's eye view of the busy and bustling Huangpu River and the Bund.

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Shanghai Must See Shows:


Acrobatic, the performance of extraordinary feats of balance, agility and motor coordination, can be found in many of the performing arts, and in many sports. In China, acrobatics have been a part of the culture since the Western Han Dynasty, over 2,500 years ago.

Tea Ceremony, is a popular activity can be found in the Mid-lake Pavilion in Yuyuan Garden, where is the perfect place to take a coffeine break before or after shopping and wandering around the bustling Yuyuang Bazaar area.

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Shanghai Must See Commercial Streets:


Nanjing Road, 5.5 km in full length, enjoys the reputation as China No. 1 commercial center. It was the earliest commercial street in Shanghai since the city opened to the outside world. It starts at the Bund and runs westward with People Square in the middle, gets fame for its bustling and modernization. Taking short shopping trip in this pardise, you may feel to walk on the Fifth Avenue in New York and Avenue des Champs-Elysées in Paris.

Xintiandi, a car-free shopping, eating and entertainment area of Shanghai, is composed of an area of restored traditional shikumen (stone gate) houses on narrow alleys, a modern shopping mall with a cinema complex, and some adjoining houses which now serve as book stores, cafes and restaurants.

Chenghuangmiao (Old Street), with various kinds of shops such as clothing shops, toy shops and travel souvenir shops are spread here and there, it now has developed into a shopping mall which is popular among travelers. 

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Shanghai Must See Buildings:


Shanghai World Financial Center, a mixed use skyscraper which consists of offices, hotels, conference rooms, observation decks, and shopping malls on the ground floors, is the the 3rd tallest building in the world as well as the 2nd tallest structure on mainland China.

Shanghai Jin Mao Tower, the 8th highest building in the world and the 3rd tallest in Asia and China, draws on traditional Chinese architecture such as the tiered pagoda, gently stepping back to create a rhythmic pattern as it rises,

Highly recommended tour in Shanghai: 3 Days Best Shanghai Tour
(Attractions: Jade Buddha Temple, the Bund, Yuyuan Garden, Oriental Pearl TV Tower, Nanjing Road)

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