Shanghai Amusement Parks: Top 5 Places to Go

Amusement parks are the good place to get relaxed. Shanghai amusement parks, attracting a number of visitors, are the top spots to go undoubtedly in this city. Here are the 5 best amusement parks in the city for you to indulge yourself.

This Shanghai amusement park is quite famous with various entertaining projects. The Diving Coaster is quite thrilling with a section of vertical track; you can take this breathtaking ride down to the water surface with a large splash. The wooden coaster, the launch and free-fall towers, rafting, etc. also draw a lot of participants. Going on the mushroom-like observatory deck called Treasure Island, you can overlook Shanghai Happy Valley and Sheshan National Holiday Resort beside it.

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Shanghai Disneyland Park, the first and the only Disneyland in China mainland, becomes the most popular Shanghai amusement park with its distinctive landmark Disneyland Castle, various fun projects and cartoon figures. When you enter Shanghai Disneyland Park, the very first site you encounter is a nice zone to take photos against the fantasy buildings and with Disney cartoons figures. Other zones are full of play projects, such as Fantasia Carousel, Dumbo the Flying Elephant – whirling flying ride, the rafting ride Roaring Rapids, and roller coaster Seven Dwarfs Mine Train. In addition, the performances, like Eye of the Storm - Captian Jack's Stunt Spectacular, and Frozen: A Sing-Along Celebration, would make you immerse in the Disney movie world.

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Jinjiang Action Park is a native Shanghai amusement park near Shanghai South Railway Station, with more than 30 projects for visitors of all ages. The moto roller coaster with moto-like seats will give you a fast experience like going on a motorcycle race. The pirate boat, double-decker merry-go-round, canyon drafting, flume ride, and so on will make you release your pressure from the city life. On the highest point inside, Shanghai Ferris Wheel, you can overlook this modern city, too.

Gongqing Forest Park Playground

This Shanghai amusement park is in Gongqing Forest Park, which is in the northeast of Shanghai by Huangpu River. Surrounded by lush plants, it is a scenic place. Go straight from the entrance of the forest park, the amusement park is over there. You will find some thrilling projects, such as roller coaster, kart racing, flying chair ride, pirate boat, etc. There is also a kids’ playground, with sliding ride, seesaws, the trampoline and so on. There are also special areas for you to do sports, such as rock climbing, playing soccer, or cycling on a tandem bicycle.

Dino Beach Water Park

Located at the southeast of Shanghai downtown, Dino Beach Water Park is adjacent to Minhang Sports Park, and a few minutes’ walk away from Hongxin Road Station of Metro Line 12. This is an old-brand Shanghai amusement park to provide citizens with water fun. Kids can play water in the shallow parent-child zone, with large, cute cartoon characters’ sculptures. Adults can have a great time in the supreme wave pool, or rafting on the 1,200-meter (3,937-feet) long artificial river around the park, as the river water is sometimes calm and sometimes rough. The water sliding rides are also exciting.

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- Last updated on May. 05, 2023 by Catherine He -
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