Tourist Attractions

The Bund
The Bund, one of the city’s oldest and best-known landmarks, has been a mute witness to the pace of change in modern Shanghai. The Bund is a mix of the old and the new, reflecting architectural styles of different eras and countries. Known as the ‘Exhibition of International Architecture’, the buildings along the Bund come under a shower of multi-coloured lights every evening, presenting a spectacular picture.

People’s Square
The largest public square in Shanghai is the heart and soul of the city, its political and cultural center. Not to be missed: the Municipal Government Building, the Shanghai Museum and the Shanghai Theater.

Oriental Pearl TV Tower
The Oriental Pearl TV Tower, the second tallest building in Asia, rises 468 m into the sky. More than just a TV tower, it is the city’s pride and symbol, a center for shopping, food, amusement and accommodation.

Address: 1, Century Boulevard, Pudong New Area

Jinmao Tower and Shanghai Global Financial Center
The two skyscrapers in Lujiazui, Pudongdwarf every other structure in the vicinity. The 420.5 m tall Jinmao Tower has an observatory hall on the 88th floor that presents a sweeping 360 – degree bird’s eye view of Shanghai.

The 492 m Shanghai Global Financial Center isthe tallest building in China, 101 stories highwith three stories underground.


Nanpu Bridge
The Nanpu Bridge measures 8346 m and is the third longest cable-stayed bridge in the world. It was the first bridge ever built in the city to cross the Huangpu River.

The Ancient Town of Zhujiajiao
Known as ‘Shanghai’s Venice’, the fan-shaped town of Zhujiajiao (in a Shanghai suburb) came up 1700 years ago. It still has quaint old bridges that cross bubbling streams and willow-shaded rivulets. Not to be missed.

Shanghai Wildlife Zoo
35 km from downtown, in Nanhui District, is one of the world’s great zoos. Some 200 species of rare animals are represented here, among them giraffes, zebras, antelopes, white rhinos, giant pandas, golden monkeys and golden haired antelopes.

Tel: 0086­21­61180000

Great World Amusement Center
It is often said: “If you haven’t been to ‘Dashijie’ (the Great World Amusement Center), you haven’t been to Shanghai.” Built in 1917, the amusement center remains one of the city’s great attractions, the stage for both traditional and modern entertainment: acrobatics, folk dancing and Beijing Operas interspersed with video games, a discotheque and karaoke bar.

Tel: 0086­21­63263796

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