Fengxian, Shanghai China

Fengxian District Facts

Chinese Name: 奉贤区 (fèng xián qū)
Population: 108,346,300
Area: 720.44 square kilometers (278.16 square miles)
Location: in the south of Shanghai, east China
Area Code: 021
Zip Code: 201499
GDP (2018): CNY84.15 billion (USD 12.72 billion)

Fengxian District is located in the southeast of the Yangtze River Delta and the south of Shanghai. It borders Pudong New Area on the east, Jinshan District and Songjiang District on the west, and Minhang District on the north. Fengxian literally means commemorating and respecting a person of virtue named Yanyan, ranking 9th on the list of 72 sages who are the students of Confucian. Fengxian Shanghai China is 42 kilometers (26 miles) away from the People's Square, the center of Shanghai, 30 kilometers (19 miles) away from Shanghai Pudong International Airport. The 31.6 kilometers (19.6 miles) coastline offers Fengxian Shanghai a stunning sea scene. The Fengxian travel highlights the Bihaijinsha Amusement Park and rape flowers.

Best Places to Visit & Top Things to Do in Fengxian District

 Baowanrong Chinese Peking Opera Costume Art Gallery
There are more than one thousand Peking Opera costumes including embroidered robes, skirts and coats, cloaks, open cloaks, cloud shoulders, official uniforms, and dragon suits. In addition, here are the stage settings of shows such as Farewell to My Concubine, Daiyu's Burying the Flowers and Yang Silang Visits His Mother. The characters in the window have beautiful shapes in colorful costumes, which vividly represent the plots and scenes of various Peking Opera dramas and show the charm and artistic beauty of Peking opera costumes.

 Bihaijinsha Amusement Park
Bihaijinsha is a large artificial beach in China, with a water area of 0.65 square kilometers (0.25 square miles) and a beach area of 0.08 square meters (0.03 square miles). Apart from swimming, there are various amusement projects in the park like water bikes, water boats, nostalgic movies, and children's park. With abundant sunshine, beautiful sea view and golden beach Bihaijinsha Amusement Park is definitely a good place for you to relax in summer.

 Read more: Top 5 Shanghai Tourist Sites in August

 Huami Zhuanghang Scenic Area
Huami Zhuanghang Scenic Area is located in Zhuanghang Town, about 50 kilometers (31 miles) away from the center of Shanghai. It is the largest and most concentrated rape flower field in Shanghai. It is divided into two parts. In the west areas, you can taste local dishes and snacks while in the west, you can take photos in the endless golden rape fields or rest and have a drink in a tea house. What’s more, the rape flower festival is held in the scenic spot from March to April every year.

 Shanghai Haiwan National Forest Park
It is the largest forest park in Shanghai with the best 5.3 kilometers (3.3 miles) coastline. The park is mainly divided into three tourism sections, namely, amusement park (including forest kart, forest horse racing, forest barbecue, etc.), aquatic activity area (farmhouse dishes, ship cruise, etc.) and cultural viewing area (a variety of folk Collections). The highlight of the park is the Bainiao Lake which is the largest artificial lake in Shanghai. Every autumn, from September to November, Bainiao Lake almost becomes the home of egrets. At most times, more than 1,000 egrets can be seen on the bank.

Best Time to Visit Fengxian District

The best time to visit Fengxian District Shanghai is from March to April and August to November. Visitors can enjoy golden rape flower fields in May and April. From August to September, visitors can swim and have fun at Bihaijinsha Amusement Park. But it is better to take sun protection as the highest temperature can be 35℃ (95℉). From October to November, the weather is getting cold and mild with an average of 17℃ (63℉). Fengxian District has a mild climate and four distinctive seasons. It is the rainy season for Fengxian Shanghai China from the mild June to mild July, so the weather forecast is very important while taking a Fengxian travel at that time.

Fengxian Weather Forecast



Visitors can fly to Shanghai Pudong International Airport and take Shuttle Bus Line 9 and then take Xinnan Express Line to Fengxian District Shanghai. It costs 90 minutes to take Metro Line 10 and then take Hongqiao Hub Line 5 from Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport to Fengxian Shanghai China. Visitors can also reach Fengxian District by taking bullet trains to Shanghai South Railway Station. Then take Hub Line 1 and transfer to Nanmei Line at Meilong Stop.

The inner-city transportation means mainly rely on Metro Line 5, buses (especially Shanghai Bus Rapid Transit) and taxis. It takes CNY200-230 to Pudong Airport, CNY130-140 to Hongqiao Airport and CNY100-110 to Shanghai South Railway Station from the central district.

 See more: Shanghai Metro, Shanghai Taxi

Best Fengxian Food to Try

Zhuanghang Sweet Green Rice Ball, Zhuanghang Glutinous Rice Dumpling Filled with Meat, Steamed Rice with Oyster, Sliced Fish Congee are very popular foods in Fengxian District Shanghai.

Recommended Restaurants

 Lenas German Restaurant: Schweinshaxe, Barbecue Pizza, Apple Pie
Address: No.239, 2/F, Changqing Building, No. 450, Fengpao Highway

 Youzi: Fresh seafood of Sashimi, Caramel Pudding, Sea Urchin
Address: 3/F, Bailiannanqiao Shopping Center, No288, Baiqi Road

 Xingluduo Seafood Buffet: Salmon. Baked Oysters, Steak
Address: 4/F, Suning Plaza, No.7500, Nanfeng Road

See more: Top 10 Shanghai Street Food

- Last updated on Aug. 03, 2022 -
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