What to see in Shanghai, things to do in Shanghai

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The Bund In Shanghai

Plan your  Shanghai Tour? Shanghai is the most populous city in China. The city is located in eastern China, at the middle portion of the Chinese coast, and sits at the mouth of the Yangtze River. As the most influential economic, financial, international trade, cultural, science and technology center in East China, Shanghai is drawing more and more attention from all over the world.

 
Features & Attractions
•Shanghai World Financial Center
The Bund
Yu Yuan Garden and Bazaar Shanghai
Shanghai Nanjing Road
•Oriental Pearl TV Tower
•Shanghai Museum
•Jade Buddha Temple
Lujiazui
•Zhujiajiao Water Town
People’s Square
 
Shanghai World Financial Center
Shanghai World Financial Center is the tallest skyscraper in China with 101 floors and 492 meters high. It creates Shanghai new landmark with Oriental Pearl TV Tower and Jiamao Tower. It takes about 1 minute from first floor to 95th by the elevator with a speed of 10 meters.
In the 100th viewing pavilion, visitors can see the peak of Oriental Pearl TV Tower and Jinmao Tower. In the 55 meters long viewing gallery, visitors can see the moving cars and passerby clearly through 3 transparent glass floors. The observation bridge atop the building will be the highest outdoor observation deck in the world.
Location: Financial Trading District, Z4-1, Lujiazui, Pudong, Shanghai
Opening Time: 08:00-23:00
Observatory Ticket Price: F94 100Yuan; F94 and F97 110Yuan; F94, F97 and F100 150 Yuan (children below 140cm tall taking half of the price)
How to get there: Bus No.1,85,454,584,783,798,799,992
Regular Bus: Free Buses are available from 11:30-13:30 (Monday-Friday) 
Subway: Subway Line 2
 
The Bund
The Bund got its name from a desolate beach outside the old Shanghai City. The Bund symbolizes Shanghai and Bund is an epitome of Shanghai’s history. It is on the west bank of Huangpu River from the Waibaidu Bridge to Nanpu Bridge and winds 1500 meters (0.93 mile) in length. 26 various buildings of different architectural styles standing at the west side of the Bund is the most famous and attractive sight. It is really a good place for a leisurely stroll and a view of the Huangpu River.
Location: Between Baidu Bridge and Jinlin East Road, Shanghai
Ticket Price: Free
Opening time of the Bund Sightseeing Tunnel: 08:00-22:30 or 22:00
How to get there: Bus NO. 20, 22, 37, 42, 55, 65, 126, 212, 401.
 
Yuyuan Garden
Yu Garden is an important traditional tourist resort in Shanghai, which enjoys the reputation of “the crown of beauty in southeast China”. Most exquisitely decked out, the garden offers charming and pleasant views. There are six main scenic areas in the garden: Sansui Hall, Wanhua Chamber, Dianchun Hall, Huijing Hall, Yuhua Hall and the Inner Garden. Each area features several scenic spots within its borders.
Location: No.132, Anren Street, Shanghai
Ticket Price:
40 Yuan (1st Apr.-30th Jun; 1st Sep.-30th Nov.)
30Yuan(1st Jul-31st Aug.; 1st Dec.-31st .Mar)
Opening Time: 08:30-17:30 (after 17:00 tickets unavailable)
How to get there:
Bus No. 11, 26, 64, 730, 736, 801, 929, 932, 945, 969
Subway: Subway Line 10
 
Nanjing Road
Shanghai Nanjing Road is a must see metropolitan destination attracting thousands of fashion-seeking shoppers from all over the world. Nanjing Road is 5-mile long with the start at the Bund in the east and ends in the west. It is the most bustling and prosperous street in Shanghai.  Open-air bars, abstract sculptures, and lingering sounds from street musicians enhance evening strolls.
How to get there: East Nanjing Road: Bus No. 37, 65, 66, 108, 123, 135, 220, 251, 305, 306, 307, 314, 317, 330, 868, 910, 928, 929, 940, Tourist Bus Line 8 or Subway Line 2 and get off at East Nanjing Rd. Station.
West Nanjing Road: Bus No. 36, 57, 76, 128, 148, 206, 304, 323, 451, 738 or Subway Line 2 and get off at West Nanjing Road Station.
 
Oriental Pearl TV Tower
The tower is 468 m high, the highest in Asia and the third highest in the world, next to the 553–meter-high CN Tower in Toronto, Canada, and the 540-meter-high TV Tower in Ostankino Tower in Moscow, Russia. Surrounded by the Yangpu Bridge in the northeast and the Nanpu Bridge in the southwest, the tower creates a picture of ‘twin dragons playing with pearls’. The entire scene is a photographic jewel that excites the imagination and attracts thousands of visitors year-round.
Opening time: 08:30-21:30
Ticket Price: 100Yuan-Entrance Fee (including the visit to the sightseeing hall on the second sphere)
35Yuan-Shanghai Municipal History Museum (in the second sphere)
135Yuan-Through Ticket for Two Spheres (including the entrance fee and the fee for the Shanghai Municipal History Museum)
150Yuan-Through Ticket for Three Spheres (including the entrance fee, the fee for the Shanghai Municipal History Museum and the upper sphere – the Space Module)
 
Shanghai Museum
The world-renowned Shanghai Museum, a museum of ancient Chinese art, was established in December, 1952 at the West Nanjing Road which was once the club of the Shanghai horse race course. In 1959, it moved to 16 Henan South Road. The museum is divided into eleven galleries and three exhibition halls. The 1,200 square meter exhibition room has displayed more than 400 beautifully decorated brazen.
Location: in the center of Shanghai People’s Square
Ticket Price: Free
Opening Time: 09:00-17:00
How to get there: Bus No. 46, 71, 112, 123, 145, 916, 925 and Subway Line 1, Line 2, Line 8
 
Jade Buddha Temple
Jade Buddha Temple in Shanghai is an active temple, with 70 resident monks at the last count. The 70 monks who live and work there can sometimes be seen worshiping. Its the old-time and classical architectural style makes the temple unique and inimitable in this modern city. Whether you are a Buddhist or not, the jade Buddha Temple is a good place to go. The peaceful and transcendent atmosphere adds a kind of richness to our busy modern society.
Ticket Price: 20Yuan
Opening Hours: 08:00-17:00
05:30-17:00 (the 1st and the 15th day of every lunar month)
How to get there: Bus No. 19, 206, 738, 54, 68, 112, 206, 316, 738, 950 and Subway Line 7
 
Lujiazui
Located in the Pudong New Area on the eastern bank of Huangpu River just acrossing the Bund, Lujiazui is one of the four economic districts in Pudong New Area. The importance of Lujiazui stems from the fact that it lies directly across the river from the Bund, the old financial and business district of Shanghai, and just south of the confluence of the Suzhou Creek with the Huangpu River. Lujiazui is teemed with the futuristic, avant-garde buildings – Oriental Pearl Tower, Jin Mao Building, Bank of China Tower and Shanghai World Financial Center.
How to get there: Subway Line 2,4 and 6
 
Zhujiajiao Water Town
Zhujiajiao, established around 1,700 years ago, lies to the south of the Yangtze River and was created as a typical ancient water town. The ancient site is easy of access located as it is only one hour by bus to the west of downtown Shanghai Nowadays old streets and architecture in the style of Ming and Qing periods can be found and local customs characteristic of water country can be observed. Zhujiajiao is noted for its archaic water country scenery typical of southeast China – old town, peacefulness, tranquility and elegance.
Ticket Price: 80 Yuan for cruise boat and nine scenic spots
60 Yuan for eight scenic spots
30 Yuan for four scenic spots
How to get there:
1. Take tourism bus at Shanghai Stadium
2.Take Huzhu Express Line at  People’s Square Pu’an Road Jinling Road
3.Take Huzhu (Shanghai-Zhujiajiao) Special Line at Laochengdu Road Yan’an Road

Shanghai People’s Square
People’s Square is a spectacular space in the heart of Shanghai city. Formerly the city’s race-course, a sports arena and a gamblers paradise, the area west of Nanjing Lu was converted after the war to become the People’s Square. Unlike many other Chinese city squares, Renmin Guangchang is not a concrete mass but a vast green area including plants and trees and surrounded by spectacular buildings on all sides.
Location: No.300, People’s Avenue, Huangpu District
How to get there: Subway Line 1, Line 2, Line 8 and get off at People’s Square

Shanghai Travel Service
Shanghai Highlight Day Tour from US$ 50
Modern Shanghai City Day Tour from US$ 55
Old Shanghai City Day Tour from US$ 40
Shanghai Evening Tour from US$ 30

Shanghai 2 Day Tour Package from US$ 155
Shanghai 3 Day Tour Pacakge from US$ 210
Shanghai 4 Day Tour Pacakge from US$ 260

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