As the biggest and the most developed city in China, Shanghai is proud of its modern city infrastructure, such as the network of subway, the viaduct all around the city, the tunnels going through under the Huangpu River, and also the first magnetic train in China, and the flourishing developing in finance, industry, tourism, etc.. Doing an industrial tour in Shanghai would be an interesting way to get to know the development of the city.
So, where to do industrial tour in Shanghai? Many manufacture factories in Shanghai offer sightseeing tour to the public. Due to its professionalism and representative, the industrial tourist attractions are quite interesting, such as musical instruments manufacture factory, food company, art studios, automobile factory, etc. Here we would like to introduce some famous places for you to do industrial tour in Shanghai.
• Address: #123, Anting Yutian Road, Jiading District, Shanghai, China
• Opening Time: 9:00am-5:00pm
• How to get there: Take Subway Line 11 to Shanghai Automobile City Station (上海汽车城站), and then walk there.
Located in Shanghai Anting International Automobile City, Shanghai Volkswagen Automotive Co., Ltd. is the first joint venture of car manufacturing in China. It is currently the largest auto manufacturing base with the largest amount of car products holding volume.
Shanghai Volkswagen Automotive Co., Ltd. has the world-class producing equipments and technology. As the largest auto manufacturing base in China, here every day produces the largest number of automobile cars, including Santana, Passat, Skoda, Polo, Touran and other automobile series. Fantastic plants, dexterous working robots, skilled assembling workers and efficient production lines attract visitors all over the world to witness this world-class automobile plant.
Shanghai Volkswagen Industrial Tour is one of the experimental industrial tour routes in China. Visitors will be seated on an electromobile and taken to get a closed look to the birth of cars on the assembly line to see the process about how a car is produced. The tour starts with viewing the company’s introduction film about the about the history of the company, then pay a visit to the third factory’s product exhibition hall, the Press workshop, the body workshop and assembly workshop. It gives visitors a taste of the inexhaustible charms of modern and advanced management, technology and science, and a better understanding about the far-reaching evolution and transformation of the living concepts and ways of life brought by the modern auto industry for the people.
Shanghai Volkswagen Automobile Co. Tour
• Address: Baosteel Command Center, #885 Fujin Road, Baoshan District, Shanghai, China
• Opening Time: 9:00am-5:00pm
Shanghai Baosteel Group Corporation is a large iron and steel conglomerate set up on Novvember 17, 1998. It is one of the most profitable steel enterprises in the world enjoying international competence, and its annual production capacity is about 20 million tons. The main steel business of Baosteel focuses on the production of hi-tech and high value added premium steel using the most modern production techniques.
Paying a visit to Shanghai Baosteel Group Corporation to see how the steel manufacturing is done will give you a glimpse of large scale production techniques. Where to Do Industrial Tour in Shanghai? Shanghai Baosteel Group Corporation is a must visit.
Shanghai Baosteel Group Corporation
• Address: #969 Xinghua Road, Caoan Road, Jiading District, Shanghai, China
Shanghai TOTOLE Food Co., LTD. is a famous food manufacturing company in China. It specializes in producing seasoning products, including chicken powder, monosodium glutamate, soybean sauce, chicken Bruillon, etc.. In 2007, an industrial tourism project was launched and then the project became more and more well-known by those who are interested in industrial tour.
Where to Do Industrial Tour in Shanghai? The tour route would be like this. Visitors are driven to the gate of the company, then they will be taken to the grand hall to have a general view of the company environment. Then proceed to Freshness Museum and Food security analysis room. Then you will be taken to the visit channel beside the production line to see how the seasoning process is going. After that, you will go to the video room to see the video about the history and products of the company. Tasting room would be an interesting place to visit, where visitors will get a chance to take all kinds of the seasoning products produced by this company. At the end, you will be taken to another two visit tunnels to see how the seasoning products are desiccated, sterilized, weighed and packed.
• Address: #50 Moganshan Road, Putuo District, Shanghai, China
M50 Creative Garden is located in No. 50 Moganshan Road, near to Shanghai Railway Station. It used to be the former Shanghai Chunming woolen textile factory. Then it was converted from a factory to a gathering place of creative industries. Compared with other creative gardens, the most outstanding feature is the rows of walls with graffiti and free art galleries.
Where to Do Industrial Tour in Shanghai? In recent years, M50 attracts more than 130 artists and galleries, plane design, architects, film and television production, environmental art design, art (jewelry) design and other studios or company from different countries to move to this place.
M50 Creative Garden
• Address: #611 Liyang Road, Hongkou District, Shanghai, China
1933 Old Millfun used to be the abattoir of Shanghai Municipal Council Public Works Department. It was designed and built in 1933, which is how it got its name. In 2006, it was converted to a creative industry park. Now it is a base of art and fashion. The architecture itself is the highlight of the tour. There are many design studios, and here holds a lot of fashion shows and art exhibitions.
1933 Old Millfun Shanghai
Where to Do Industrial Tour in Shanghai? The above places are some popular site to do industrial tour in Shanghai. Compared with ordinary leisure city tours, industrial tourism with more presence and participation can satisfy people's curiosity and thirst for knowledge. Visitors can even wear uniforms to do some simple job to take part in industrial production processes.