After traveling to Beijing, you will take a train to Shanghai which is a modern city in China. It will take you about five and a half hours on the train and the scenery along the way is really beautiful. You can have a rest and enjoy the beautiful scenery through the window. Yuyuan Garden, Oriental Pearl Tower and Zhouzhuang Water Town are must see in Shanghai city. This blog will be focused on the second part - Shanghai Tour. Please look at the Best Places to See in Beijing and Shanghai - Part 1 for more information about the first part - Beijing tour.
In the last few days of the tour, you will travel to Shanghai which is the most popular tourism destination. Shanghai has been described as the "showpiece" of the booming economy of China and has lots of famous attractions including Yuyuan Garden and Oriental Pearl Tower which should not be missed by every traveler. Besides from Beijing Shanghai Sightseeing Tour, you should never miss the Zhouzhuang Water Town which is also called "the Venice of the East".
Located in the northeast of the old city of Shanghai, Yuyuan Garden is divided into six general areas laid out in the Suzhou style which is designed with constructed landscapes mimicking natural scenery of rocks, hills and rivers with strategically located pavilions and pagodas. The six general areas are Sansui Hall, Wanhua Chamber, Dianchun Hall, Huijing Hall, Yuhua Hall and Inner Garden. Each of them is worth your visit and is an excellent place for photography. If you are interested in the Shanghai tour, please look at Shanghai City Highlights & Outskirts Tour for more information.
Oriental Pearl Tower which has a height of 468 m. (1,535 ft.) is just like a twinkling star in Shanghai night sky. As the best place to take photos and to get a bird's-eye view of whole Shanghai, the Oriental Pearl Tower attracts a large number of travelers both from home and abroad every year. What's more, the Bund and Huangpu River are also close to the Oriental Pearl Tower that you can either have sightseeing with the spectacular scenery along the Bund or have a cruise trip on Huangpu River in the evening. Please find more information at WindhorseTour's Shanghai/Suzhou With Tongli Water Town Tour.
With a history of more than 900 years, Zhouzhuang Water Town is not very far from Shanghai. WindhorseTour will drive you to your destination. Most of residencies and houses in the Zhouzhuang Water Town were built in Ming or Qing Dynasties. You can walk along the ancient street and have sightseeing to see the old architectures. The traditional handicraft such as blacksmith, paper cutting and clay sculpture can be found along the street. When you travel to Shanghai, you should not miss the Zhouzhuang Water Town.
Visit the famous Shanghai attractions and enjoy yourself in modern Shanghai. It will give you an exciting experience.