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100 Best Places to Visit in Shanghai

Shanghai Travel Map by ShanghaiNet
Shanghai Travel Map by ShanghaiNet

Shanghai is located in the middle of the coast of eastern China, near the estuary of the Yangtze River. Shanghai is one of the earliest cities in China to open to the outside world and one of the world's metropolises.

From the perspective of the distribution of attractions, popular places are mainly concentrated in Huangpu District and Pudong New Area. Huangpu District is the most central area in Shanghai, with the most prosperous commercial area and the most upscale residential area. Pudong New Area was developed late, but Pudong is developing rapidly. In addition, the former French Concession area in Xuhui District also has many historical and cultural buildings.

Shanghai's culture is inclusive and diverse, and the flavors of all parts of the world gather here. Everything you want to eat can be found in Shanghai.

Huangpu District

Huangpu, which has the most prosperous scenery in Shanghai, The Bund, Yu Garden, People's Square, Nanjing Road Pedestrian Street, etc.—these most prosperous places in Shanghai—all belong to Huangpu.

A walk on the Bund is the top priority for visiting Shanghai. Nanjing Road Pedestrian Street is known as "the first commercial street in China". People's Square and City God Temple will never lack popularity. Xintiandi, Sinan Mansion, Tianzifang, Shanghai Museum, International Hotel, etc., are also must-see places.

Places to Visit Features
The Bund Historical place
Yu Garden Classical garden
Tianzifang Artsy place
Nanjing Road Pedestrian Street Shopping street
Shanghai Museum Ancient Chinese art
People's Square Heart of Shanghai
People's Park Public park
Shanghai Old Street Public market
Fairmont Peace Hotel Historical building
Shanghai Grand Theatre Theater
Fuxing Park French style garden
Shanghai Natural History Museum Museum
Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Center Museum
Yuyuan Old Street Historical buildings
Waibaidu Bridge Historical building
Huangpu River Yangtze River
Museum of Contemporary Art Shanghai Art Museum
Madame Tussauds Shanghai Wax museum
Shanghai History Museum Museum
The Bund Finance Center Art and cultural
Huaihai Road Shopping street

Pudong New District

Pudong New Area is the youngest district in Shanghai and is named after its location east of the Huangpu River. In just a few decades, Pudong New Area has gone from an unpromising village to "the epitome of Shanghai's modernization" that has attracted worldwide attention.

There are many landmarks in Pudong New Area, including Lujiazui, World Expo Cultural Park, Zhangjiang Science and Technology City, Shanghai Disneyland, Haichang Ocean Park, Shanghai Planetarium, and Dishui Lake. The economic development of Pudong New Area is very rapid, and future development must be limitless.

Best things to do in Shanghai