Shanghai, known as the "Oriental Paris", is a main gateway for international travelers to China with its (2) international airports, Pudong and Hongqiao.
A visit to Shanghai can be a short as a few hours, but we suggest at least (2) full days to begin to enjoy the unique nature of this modern city.
Shanghai is the largest city in China and is divided into several unique sections. By the Huang Pu River and different economical, historical and cultural zones.
Some clients will end their travel in China by taking a cruise down the Yangtze River, which feeds into the Huangpu River.
Key Attractions in Shanghai Include:
- The Bund - Renowned as the symbolic of Shanghai, is situated next to the Huangpu River. It is a grand facade and one of the top things to do in Shanghai. Travelers can compare the ancient Fench architecture with the modern sky scrapers being built across the river in Pudong.
- Yuyuan Garden - It is located in the heart of Old Shanghai, it is one of the only tourist places that remain for ancient times.
- Shanghai's Bazaar - Located close to Yuyuan gardens it has a number of small streets and lanes where vendors sell their products and food to people passing by.
- Other places such as Xintiandi and Tianzifang Street in the French Concession area are also some great places for visitors to explore the ancient history of this city.
Pudong - The Economic Zone of Shanghai
Across the Huangpu River from the original settlement of Puxi is the city's future, the Pudong New Area. Its modern and ever-expanding skyline includes the emblematic Orient Pearl Tower, the highest observation decks in Asia, the soaring modern art-deco Jin Mao Tower and the 101-floor World Financial Centre.