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We have explore every corner of the city. We have written these articles to introduce you to the top places to go and top things to do in Shanghai, and many fun activities you might not have even thought of. Find below the tips and suggestions from local travel experts to help you plan your Shanghai tour.
Discover what Shanghai is famous for and why you might want to visit the city, its special features and what you can expect if you visit Shanghai.
No idea what to do and where to go in Shanghai for the first time? Don't worry, this will get you started.David
Want to visit Shanghai with your kids? We have selected 10 fun activities and things to do for children in Shanghai to make your trip more enjoyable.
It is a list of top 10 ancient water towns near Shanghai, ordered by the distance from central Shanghai, guiding you which one to travel.Cindy Tang
Discover what downtown Shanghai is defined as and what it offers for travelers. Check out our tips for planning a trip to explore Shanghai’s downtown.Gavin Van Hinsbergh
Don't know what to do in Shanghai at night? Here we've listed 10 things you should not miss to experience the colorful nightlife in Shanghai.Cindy Tang
Discover the Shanghai skyline: intros to the key buildings, when to see it, where to see it from, why it is so iconic, touring ideas, with stunning photos.Anusuya Mitra
Most go to the Bund to see the Shanghai skyline. However, there are many other vantage points for grand views and great photos...Anusuya Mitra
Recommended the best places to see night scenery in Shanghai, including the Bund, Nanjing Road, Xintiand, People's Square, Xujiahui and more.Ruru Zhou
A list of top five free things to do in Shanghai, including visiting free museums, appreciating Chinese artistic works, strolling the best streets and visiting ancient water towns.Gavin Van Hinsbergh
The detailed travel information about the top seven Shanghai museums include Shanghai Museum, the Natural History Museum, and Urban Planning Exhibition Center.
Introducing to the old streets and old buildings in Shanghai which tell you the history of Shanghai, including Sinan Road, Huashan Road, West Wuding Road, Changle Road and more.
Shanghai has a thriving waterfront complete with riverside walks, docks, riverboat restaurants, towering skylines, and gardens.Gavin Van Hinsbergh
Recommended some of the Best Parks in Shanghai for leisure and relax, including Century Park, People's Park, Xujiahui Park, Zhongshan Park, and Gongqing Forest Park.Gavin Van Hinsbergh
Find top 8 festivals in Shanghai, including Chinese New Year, National Holiday, music festivals, tea festival, peach blossom festival, Longhua Temple festival, Christmas...Anusuya Mitra
There are many churches of various denominations to attend while on a trip to or tour of Shanghai.David
Shanghai offers many romantic places and date activities: beautiful parks, art galleries, restaurants, ice-skating, ballroom dancing...Gavin Van Hinsbergh
Information about the 10 most unusual museums in Shanghai, including Shanghai Typewriter Museum, Animation Museum, Chopsticks Museum and more.Anusuya Mitra
Information about the top 3 Water Parks in Shanghai, including Maya Beach, Dino Beach, Dakang water parks with Address, opening hours, transportation and other travel tips.Cindy Tang
This article recommends you several best cycling routes around Shanghai, and offers information about how to rent a bike.Gavin Van Hinsbergh
This article provides some data about golf courses in Shanghai.
Recommended massage centers and spas in Shanghai, including the themed spas and specialists like Zen Massage, Taipan Spa, and Skin city 5.5.Niculae
Location and contact information of the Best Laundries in Shanghai, including Shanghai-USA GEP Dry Cleaning Chain, Fornet, and Witters Laundry Shop in Qingpu.Cindy Tang
The best architectural sights in Shanghai are not just the sky scrapers, but also include some best art deco architecture in the world.Cindy Tang
Shanghai is one of the contemporary art capitals of Asia if not the world. In such a huge city finding the art venues can be difficult but art is often found in extraordinary places. Here are few of the best places to explore.Christy Campbell
Shanghai Cultural Performances include puppet and shadow theater productions, orchestral music, acrobatics, and kung fu.Ruru Zhou
The oldest buildings in Shanghai are including Jing'an Temple, the Astor House Hotel, and St. Ignatius Cathedral.Cindy Tang
These 10 things were quite common in old Shanghai, but they are disappearing, and people will never see them in the near future.Annie Wu
Keep a look out for interesting things that you may see in Shanghai, like sidewalk barbers, pulled noodles, and dancing in the parks.Christy Campbell
The article lists 6 best places to see lavender around Shanghai, including Shanghai Ancol Dreamland Herb Farm, Chongming Island Zihailuyuan Romantic Garden and more.Cindy Tang
When it gets sweltering and humid in Shanghai, enjoy a nearby cooler locale nearby — islands, mountains, lakes, water parks.Gavin Van Hinsbergh
The 7 best rafting places around Shanghai with location, rafting details, transportation and other travel tips.Annie Wu
Best places to see fall colors in and around Shanghai with photos, best time to go, transportation, tours and more.
The article introduces 7 best places for autumn outings in and around Shanghai.Ruru Zhou
A recommendation of the popular ski resorts around Shanghai, including Lin'an Daming Mountain, An'ji Jiangnan Tianchi, and Ningbo Shangliang.
A travel story recording a leisurely trip to Xitang Ancient Water Town, which is about 90 kilometers from central Shanghai.
A brief lowdown on coffee in China and where to try and buy the best coffee in Shanghai.Christy Campbell
While "Made in China" might not be the best earmark, a bevy of local brands are disproving the stereotype and providing something better.Christy Campbell
We recommend 7 walking tours in Shanghai to discover 7 sides of the city, including the Bund, the French Concession, old streets, and modern avenues.