Points of Interest & Landmarks in Shanghai

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Points of Interest & Landmarks in Shanghai

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  • bcheong
    Shanghai, China26,727 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    The famous stretch of waterfront at Puxi. With the historical buildings from Gothic, Renaissance, Art Deco styles, many to look at. Across the huangpu river is Pudong where you see the Pearl tower plus all the skyscrapers

    Many restaurants and shops as well
    Written 2 April 2024
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  • snezi
    Shanghai, China1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The pearl tower is and always will be, my favourite cute building in Shanghai. Avoid to visit him on Chinese holidays. But if you don’t mind long waiting lines, go for it
    Written 21 March 2024
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  • Winnie C
    4 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    I love how busy this street always is. It’s in central area in Shanghai, and perfect place for many occasions - solo shopping, friends hangout or dates. You get to see all walks of life here, and good places for street photography
    Written 29 September 2023
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  • CLO2509
    Melbourne, Australia185 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Visited this place on Christmas Eve. It was really jam-packed but good atmosphere though. This is a popular place for younger generation, with western food /restaurant options. I enjoyed the Christmas atmosphere in this area, with the Christmas decorations in the area, and stalls along the MaDang Road.
    Written 13 January 2024
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  • Peter Jackson
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A lot of things changed during COVID-19 Pandemic, but not the extraordinary service provided by Heping Fandian's team! Heping Hotel has been my favorite hotel in China since 2018. I met Zoey, their talented and excellent front desk operator who helped me a lot during my stay. China is changing rapidly since last I was there. Zoey was kind and informative. She made my visit in China much more easier. The room she gave me have impeccable street view. It always makes me want to extend my stay.
    Written 27 June 2023
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  • Gaurav Agrawal
    Kathmandu, Nepal4 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    I recently visited the Ancient Town at Zhujiajiao as a solo traveler, and I had a great time! The town is absolutely beautiful, with its narrow streets, traditional Chinese architecture, and canals. I really enjoyed exploring the town and learning about its history.

    The only downside was that it was quite crowded, especially on weekends. This made it difficult to get around at times, and it was also hard to find a quiet spot to sit and relax. However, the crowds didn't detract from my overall enjoyment of the visit.

    Overall, I would definitely recommend visiting the Ancient Town at Zhujiajiao. It's a great place to spend a day exploring and learning about Chinese culture. Just be sure to go during the week if you want to avoid the crowds.

    Tips:

    1. Visit during the week to avoid the crowds.
    2. Wear comfortable shoes, as you'll be doing a lot of walking.
    3. Bring a camera to capture all the beautiful sights.
    4. Be sure to try some of the local food.
    Written 2 July 2023
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  • Lawrence G
    Wilmington, DE49 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    I have been to many European and Asian cities but for architecture, Shanghai is the best. Singapore second. Paris third. (My opinion). Not related to architecture which is focus of this review, but street food and restored palace/old city were real bonuses.
    Written 19 February 2024
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  • SB01
    Sonning Common, UK840 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    I stayed in the Hyatt so was able to enjoy both the inside and outer view. The architecture is what sets the building apart, combining oriental details with art deco touches. For me it is the most impressive of the 3 adjacent towers. Inside it is a sea of marble and gilt. The. Jew from the hotel reception on 54 is possibly best as there are large picture windows. If you go to the bar on 89 it’s less clear and some of the views are obstructed.
    I’m or sure the skywalk is currently available as it was never mentioned, not that I would contemplate it for 1 second!
    Written 29 September 2023
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  • asthecrowsfly2
    Melbourne, Australia219 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    We visited here in August 2019 on a tour. Although we were only here for a couple of hours, it was no where near enough time to get through all the shops and food stalls and sights. August is a very busy time and there were many many people everywhere. The architecture was wonderful, and so much to see. Definitely worth the visit. Leave yourself enough time.
    Written 13 June 2020
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  • PT
    Grand Rapids, MI643 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A must visit, for sure, but I keep returning to take in different angles each time. Get inside where you can and slowly take it in and study whatever is available there.
    Written 6 June 2020
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  • John and Deb K
    Karratha, Australia739 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    This road runs alongside the bund, it featurse many of the old historic buildings. To get a good view of these you need to walk along this road. Off this road up the side streets are many shopping areas and restaurants
    Written 21 October 2018
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  • PaulSiow
    Petaling Jaya, Malaysia2,731 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    We took the metro to Qibao station and walked about 10 mins to this ancient water town. Entrance was free and the alleys beside the river was congested with people. Very touristy with lots of shops and people.
    Written 6 April 2020
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  • Jo-Ann
    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia15,996 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great to walk along this HuaiHai Road. Historical mansions along the road. It has several great shopping malls and an upper end shopping street (both sides).
    Written 11 May 2021
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  • Ian Anderson
    Shanghai, China159 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    This was our third visit to these beautiful and relaxing gardens. Lots of different botanically themed areas, extensive parkland and lakes, a converted quarry and so on, which absorb the crowds well. Locals take their tents and picnics for the day. Quieter areas on the Western and Eastern edges. Basic canteen in the entrance hall, snacks available in the gardens, including delicious ice-cream. At least an hour from the city centre by car, also 15 mins taxi ride to subway line 9, make a day of the area and visit either Sheshan or Tianmashan nearby, the latter Shanghai’s highest point at around 100m above sea-level.
    Written 16 April 2023
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  • Ulyana
    Almaty, Kazakhstan965 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    I highly recommend you to add this place to your visit! Beautiful show, you’ll enjoy every part of it.
    There is 15min break during the show. You can buy coffee, soft drinks and popcorn inside the circus.
    Written 30 December 2023
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