Shanghai Travel Tips & Articles
We recommend that you include at least one of these festivals in your Shanghai itinerary. This page will help you choose and match your dates as appropriate.
Here is what you need to know about adjusting to Shanghai time as painlessly as possible, and Shanghai activities suitable for those suffering from jetlag.
The article introduce the three best places to see lavender around Shanghai, including Shanghai Ancol Dreamland Herb Farm, Chongming Island Zihailuyuan Romantic Garden and more.
Want to visit Shanghai without a visa? Here is an insider's guide to how to make the most of your 144-hour visa-free stay in Shanghai: tips, sample tours, etc.
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.
Want to know how to travel in Shanghai? We've put together a page full of practical travel tips for visitors.
This article is to set the record straight with respect to Shanghai travel and cultural norms that you should keep in mind.
A recommendation of the popular ski resorts around Shanghai, including Lin'an Daming Mountain, An'ji Jiangnan Tianchi, and Ningbo Shangliang.
Most go to the Bund to see the Shanghai skyline. However, there are many other vantage points for grand views and great photos...
Articles on food and drink for Shanghai travelers, written by Shanghai travel experts.
China Highlights' list of restaurants popular with the Shanghai's expats: we hope these will suit your palate and pocket.
A list of Shanghai Muslim restaurants, which are categorize according different districts. The information including Chinese name, recommended dishes, price, address, and transportation.
Articles on Shanghai tour planning
These articles cover the top activities and sights in Shanghai from various perspectives.
List of the things that tourist can do and explore in Shanghai, not just tourist attractions.
A useful article to help you find the best things to do in Shanghai during the four seasons.
There are many churches of various denominations to attend while on a trip to or tour of Shanghai.
You can now take a G-train trip to Hangzhou/Yiwu from Shanghai, for scenery/ shopping. Here is how...
When it gets sweltering and humid in Shanghai, enjoy a nearby cooler locale nearby — islands, mountains, lakes, water parks.
The best kids restaurants in Shanghai with locations, cost, restaurant addresses and more.
- Tasting the abundant street snacks there
- Seeing the diverse cooking ways
- Experiencing Shanghai's special pajamas culture
Want to visit Shanghai with kids in Shanghai? Check here to see our best selected attractions and things to do for children in Shanghai.
8 best suite stores are introduced in this article, including their Chinese name, address, opening time, telephone, and transportation.
This article provides some data about golf courses in Shanghai.
A list of Shanghai western restaurants contains Chinese name, average price per person, address, telephone number, opening hours and transportation.
L. E. Hudec was an important architect in Shanghai. Follow our Hudecian Itinerary to see his very wide range of buildings.
Shanghai has a thriving waterfront complete with riverside walks, docks, riverboat restaurants, towering skylines, and gardens.
Recommended top five cheap Shanghai bars, including Magpie, Mokkos, Captain Bar, Le Cafe Des Stagiares, with address for budget tourists.
An article about Chinese foot binding culture and history, reasons for foot binding and the three-inch golden lotus culture in Shanghai.
If you love to view the world through brush strokes, sculpted clay and the canny eye of a spectacular photographer, read on...
The best brunch menus in Shanghai under 130RMB
Shanghai offers many romantic places and date activities: beautiful parks, art galleries, restaurants, ice-skating, ballroom dancing...
Recommended massage centers and spas in Shanghai, including the themed spas and specialists like Zen Massage, Taipan Spa, and Skin city 5.5.
Shanghai Cultural Performances include puppet and shadow theater productions, orchestral music, acrobatics, and kung fu.
A brief lowdown on coffee in China and where to try and buy the best coffee in Shanghai.
From crooners to rockers, Shanghai's live music scene covers a broad range of genres and venues and is well worth a little exploring.
Keep a look out for interesting things that you may see in Shanghai, like sidewalk barbers, pulled noodles, and dancing in the parks.
There are many high-end bars to watch the sunset with a drink, but the best views are often in 5-star hotels.
In People's Park desperate parents and grandparents are milling about, looking for a mate for their unmarried offspring.
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.
The 7 best rafting places around Shanghai with location, rafting details, transportation and other travel tips.
While "Made in China" might not be the best earmark, a bevy of local brands are disproving the stereotype and providing something better.
The article introduces 7 best places for autumn outings in and around Shanghai.
Bars and restaurants spring up and disappear in a single season, and the benchmark for luxury hotels changes on a yearly basis.
Travel article about the best hidden cafes and bars in Shanghai, including Boonna, the Secret Garden, Monkey Lounge and more.
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.
We have compiled a list of the 5 most useful and navigable apps for travelers to Shanghai for both Apple and Android devices.
The oldest buildings in Shanghai are including Jing'an Temple, the Astor House Hotel, and St. Ignatius Cathedral.
The best architectural sights in Shanghai are not just the sky scrapers, but also include some best art deco architecture in the world.
The top 6 revolving/skyscraper restaurants in Shanghai include the Oriental Pearl Tower Revolving Restaurant and Club Jin Mao at the Grand Hyatt.
Location and contact information of the Best Laundries in Shanghai, including Shanghai-USA GEP Dry Cleaning Chain, Fornet, and Witters Laundry Shop in Qingpu.
These 10 things were quite common in old Shanghai, but they are disappearing, and people will never see them in the near future.
Experience Shanghai Life as a Local People, including eating street food, riding the bus and bicycle, dancing in the square, singing at KTV and join a local tours.
Information about the 10 most unusual museums in Shanghai, including Shanghai Typewriter Museum, Animation Museum, Chopsticks Museum and more.
It is a list of top 8 ancient water towns near Shanghai, ordered by the distance from central Shanghai, guiding you which one to travel.
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.
This article recommends you several best cycling routes around Shanghai, and offers information about how to rent a bike.
This travel story covers Zhujiajiao Ancient Town, Liantang Town, Qiandeng Town, and Fengjing Town.
Here are some suggestions for senior travelers to Shanghai, including preparations, the best time to visit, and useful tips.
A travel story recording a leisurely trip to Xitang Ancient Water Town, which is about 90 kilometers from central Shanghai.
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.
Recommended the best places to see night scenery in Shanghai, including the Bund, Nanjing Road, Xintiand, People's Square, Xujiahui and more.
It is an authentic record of traveling to Shaoxing and Shanghai in two days to visit Lu Xun's residence, Da Yu Tomb Scenic Area, East Lake and Lanting Pavilion.
Have a free day in Shanghai? Read this article for the best things to do and places to visit for a Shanghai day trip.
Best places to see fall colors in and around Shanghai with photos, best time to go, transportation, tours and more.
A list of Shanghai vegetarian restaurants, which are categorize according different districts. The information including Chinese name, recommended dishes, price, address, and transportation.
A list of top 8 Shanghai Indian-style Restaurants contains address, recommended dishes, photos and more.