Top 5 Shanghai Must See Places in May

In May, Shanghai is at the end of spring and the beginning of summer. The comfortable temperature and vibrant natural scenery enable pleasant trips wherever you go. Then, what are the must see places in Shanghai in May? Here are top 5 Shanghai must sees for reference.

For most tourists, roaming along the Bund is a sure thing to do in Shanghai in May. With the wind blowing from the Huangpu River, tourists can enjoy the century-old architectures of Gothic, Roman and Baroque styles. In addition, viewed across the river, skyscrapers on the other side such as the World Financial Center and the Shanghai Tower show the vitality of this metropolitan city. The night view is also a Shanghai must see. All the buildings as well as the river are glittering in the colorful neon lights, like in a fairy tales world.

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When you visit Shanghai in May, why not try feeding the pigeons at the People’s Park? If you’re tired, go find a bench and relax under the shady trees. The evening here is more bustling. Many people come to enjoy the attractive music fountain and the spurting water goes very well with the pleasant music and the colorful light. Also, you can go shopping at the Underground to buy chic clothes and try tasty foods. Since the weather in May is not too hot nor too cold, many people, young and old, will do sports, play chess and practice singing and dancing here. So it is a must see place in Shanghai for you to fit in the local people’s lifestyle.
The green and lush plane trees in the Fuxing Park are one of the must see things in Shanghai in May. Together with the hackberry trees and the blooming roses and sunflowers, this typical French-style park is a good place for you to go for a late spring outing. And the symmetrical garden design, which is represented by the flower bed and the fountain pool, is very appealing. Moreover, tourists can also get closer to the Shanghainese’s life in Fuxing Park. Young people occasionally have carnivals and concerts while elderly people exercising and dancing.
The Disneyland Park is another must see in Shanghai China for both children and adults. You can experience traveling through the universe at the Tomorrowland and having fun with the Seven Dwarfs and the Little Mermaid, etc. at the Fantasyland. Other activities include watching musical plays, enjoying the Flower Parade, trying boat drifting and so on! Here, the Disney characters, castle, fountain and firework are the best background for you to take photos. The Disneyland Park also has all kinds of cuisine and the gourmets will be spoilt for choice. Most tourist recommend pizza, pasta and the grilled chicken wings. A kind reminder: better avoid visiting here during the Labor Day public holiday from May 1st to 5th because it will be very crowded.

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What to do in Shanghai in May? One of the best ideas is enjoying the bright sunshine and outdoor barbecuing. The Oriental Land is the right place to go. Besides, it has rippling Dianshan Lake for you to paddle, as well as various facilities for recreation. The daring ones can challenge walking through the single-plank bridge or wood piles. If you want to thoroughly tour the Oriental Land, you may consider renting a bicycle.

 Read more:
Shanghai Weather in May
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- Last updated on Sep. 29, 2020 -
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