Shanghai Travel Guide

Pudong Seen from the Bund
Pudong Seen from the Bund
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Shanghai, Hu for short, is a renowned international metropolis drawing more and more attention from all over the world. Situated on the estuary of Yangtze River, it serves as the most influential economic, financial, international trade, and cultural center in East China. Also it is a popular travel destination for visitors to sense the pulsating development of the country.

In addition to its modernization, the city's multicultural flair endows it with a unique glamour. Here, one finds the perfect blend of cultures, the modern and the traditional , and the western and the oriental.

New skyscrapers and old Shikumen together draw the skyline of the city. Western customs and Chinese traditions intertwined and formed the city's culture, making a visitor's stay memorable.


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Tickets & Activities

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Tour Planning

Things to Do & Places to Visit

Shanghai serves as an important air, rail, road and water transport hub in eastern China. The frequent flights, trains and buses make one's travel a breeze. The urban transportation is also quite satisfactory. Despite the traffic jam that do happen occasionally, the convenient taxis, buses, metro trains etc. can take you to any corner of the city.
 
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Shanghai Food
Shanghai's restaurants are among the finest in the country, offering quality food and superior service. The city has a plethora of food delights focusing on the traditions of Beijing, Sichuan, Hunan, Guangzhou and of course the local Benbang dishes. If visitors are homesick for Western food, this is also available  in the downtown area.

Shanghai Shopping
Known as the 'Oriental Paris', Shanghai is a shopper's paradise. There are various bustling commercial streets and shopping centers waiting for the shopaholic. One of the musts for visitors is the Nanjing Road. Huaihai Road intrigues those with modern and fashionable tastes, while North Sichuan Road meets the demands of ordinary folk. Xujiahui Shopping Center, Yuyuan Shopping City and Jiali Sleepless City are also thriving and popular destinations.

Shanghai Nightlife
Shanghai is fascinating for night owls. The Bund is an absolute must for visitors. The rippling Huangpu River, characteristic buildings on the west bank and extraordinarily futuristic skyscrapers on the east bank all become more enchanting adorned in sparkling colored lights at night. A night cruise on the Huangpu River is highly recommended. For art lovers, the Grand Theater and Oriental Art Center will delight a visitor's taste. For those seeking relaxation, the ideal choice should be Hengshan Road and Xin Tian Di which are thronged with a variety of nightclubs, discos and bars.

This part features practical tips for visitors to quickly know the outlines of the city and smooth visitors' sightseeing, business or life in the city. Here lists the topics concerned:

Suburban Districts

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Questions & Answers on Shanghai Travel
Asked by Joanne Kelly from USA | Jun. 15, 2021 07:20Reply
Postal Code in Shanghai
Can you please let me know what the correct postal code is for
No. 600, Cailun Road, Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park. Pudong New District, Shanghai, China
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Answered by Liliana | Jun. 20, 2021 20:33
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201203 is the correct one.
Asked by DH from USA | May. 06, 2021 14:03Reply
Zip Code
trying to send a package to room 101 No.16 Lane 643 North Shaanxi Road Jing'an District Shanghai, what is the zip code, Fedex is asking
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Answered by Avery | May. 09, 2021 19:37
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200041
Asked by Donna from UNITED STATES | Apr. 14, 2021 09:42Reply
What is postal zip code for 6629 Zhong Chun Road, Shanghai, China
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Answered by Isobel | Apr. 18, 2021 19:34
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201101
Asked by sharon from ISRAEL | Mar. 18, 2021 00:47Reply
what is the zip code for: no21 xuhong zhong road xuhui district, china?
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Answered by Aubrey | Mar. 21, 2021 20:13
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200235
Asked by Amjad from PAKISTAN | Mar. 17, 2021 21:54Reply
I have wuhan transport card. Can it be used in Shanghai as well?
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Answered by Aria | Mar. 21, 2021 20:13
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No, I am afraid not. You need to buy the Shanghai local transportation card.
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