Shanghai has a lot for the kids to explore, from the top of
Shanghai World Financial Center overlooking the skyline, to numerous theme parks with entertaining facilities. If you are traveling with kids, please remember to add some kid-centric activities just for them, and they'll probably be more amenable during your journey.
In Shanghai, there are more than enough places to excite the little ones. The following suggestions are organized in three categories: popular attractions that children like, followed by wildlife-related places of interest, and finally parks and park activities, including amusements and kite-flying.
1. Take a Cruise on the Huangpu River
The night view of the Bund
The night view of
the Bund and modern buildings in the Pudong New District is fantastic. After a whole day of shopping on Nanjing Road, go to the Bund and cruise on Huangpu River with your family as an unmissable part of the Shanghai tour. Recommended tour: Evening Huangpu River Cruise and the Bund Lights Tour Summary: This activity is great for everyone. Take a break from walking and have a short boat ride along the Huangpu River. Opening hours: 09:30 - 21:30, boats leave every half hour Visiting time: one hour 2. See an Acrobatics Show
Enjoy some of the world's best acrobatics at
Shanghai Circus World. Kids love these traditional performances, comprised of dancing, juggling, and breathtakingly difficult stunts. 3. Explore Shanghai's Museums
The exhibits on display in Shanghai Museum.
Museums in Shanghai record the development of Shanghai and China. They are equipped with advanced guidance and facilities. Kids can receive a great lesson of China's history, culture, art and many other aspects by touring in the museums. See
Top Seven Museums in Shanghai. Shanghai Science and Technology Museum is an interactive museum with lots of exhibitions, activities and movies. Opening hours: 09:00 - 17:15 (Tue - Sun) Address: 2000, Century Av. Pudong New Area Visiting time:half day - one day Subway: Line 2, Shanghai Kejiguan Station Summary:Largest aquarium in Asia. Opening hours: 09:00 - 18:00, daily Address:1388, Lujiazui Ring Rd. Pudong Area Visiting time: one day Subway: Line 2, Lujiazui Station Nearby sights: Oriental Pearl TV Tower, the Bund, Jinmao Building 5. Visit Shanghai Zoo
Animals are the best friends of children.
Shanghai Zoo is home to a large variety of animals, including giant pandas, and many other rare species. Summary:A large-scale animal zoo plus beautiful gardens and amusement activities. Opening hours:07:00 - 17:00, daily Address:2381, Hongqiao Rd. Changning District Visiting time: half day - one day 6. Visit Shanghai Wild Animal Park Shanghai Wild Animal Park is a place that you shouldn’t miss for a family tour, where you can walk around and take a bus ride around it. Summary: A large wildlife park where you can drive through and feed prays to animals. Opening hours: 08:00 - 17:00, daily Address: 178 Nanliu Rd., Nanhui District Visiting time: half day - one day Recommended tour: Shanghai Memories Tour (contact us to customize it to have Shanghai Zoo or Shanghai Wild Animal Park included) Summary: A museum housing all kinds of wild insects and insect pets. Opening hours: 09:00 - 17:00 (Mon - Fri), 09:00 - 17:30 (Sat - Sun) Address:1, Fenghe Rd. Pudong New Area Visiting time: 2 hrs Nearby sights: Oriental Pearl TV Tower is just around the corner Summary:Wide-open space with grass, lakes, beaches, artistic sculptures and lots of kids' activities. Opening hours: 09:00 C 18:00, daily Address: 1158 Linyin New Rd., Sheshan Area Getting there: Metro Line 9 to Sheshan Station, then a 5-minute taxi ride Visiting time: half day - one day 9. Flying Kites in Parks
Flying kites with parents on the squares in public parks is popular in Shanghai.
People's Square and Century Park are best places to fly this traditional Chinese item in Shanghai. Summary:The largest park in Shanghai. Opening hours: 07:00 - 18:00 Address: Jinxiu Rd. Pudong New Area Visiting time:half day - one day Subway: Line 2, Shijigongyuan Station 10. Burn Off Some Excess Energy with Amusements and Rides Summary: Jinjiang Amusement Park is a large amusement park with fun rides and activities. Opening hours: 08:45 - 17:00, 08:45 - 22:00 (summer holiday) Address:201, Hongmei Rd. Meilong District Visiting time: half day - one day Subway: Line 1, Jinjiangleyuan Station How to Book a Family Tour with Us
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