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Shanghai has precious few sights on the scale of the Forbidden City or the Great Wall, but the treasures it does have -- its colonial neighborhoods, historic homes, museums, parks, and shopping avenues, not to mention Asia's most famous street -- speak to a unique legacy all its own.
Top Attractions: (Top Shanghai Attractions)
These are highly recommended for you to have a visit. They are the typical symbolization in Shanghai!
The Bund also called the Zhongshan Road, is a famous waterfront and regarded as the symbol of Shanghai for hundreds of years.Walking along the Bund, you will see an amazing contrast of the old and the new Shanghai. On the Shanghai Bund side, you will see old style architecture well preserved from the 1930's, and just across the Huangpu River, you will see the newest sky scrappers of the Pudong New Area - you'll also get a fantastic view of the Oriental Pearl TV Tower. As one of the top ten attractions, you should definitely take a tour of the Bund in Shanghai.
Yu Yuan (and Old Town)Yuyuan Garden is a famous classical garden which was finished in 1577 by a government officer of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) named Pan Yunduan.With its shaded alcoves, glittering pools churning with carp, pavilions, pines sprouting wistfully from rockeries, whispering bamboo, jasmine clumps, stony recesses and roving bands of Japanese tourists, the Yuyuan Gardens are one of Shanghai's top-notch sights. With over 1000 visitors daily, securing an early morning visit is advisable. The adjacent bazaar is great for a browse, if you can ignore the surrounding sales roar.
Nanjing RoadNanjing Road is a must-see metropolitan destination attracting thousands of fashion-seeking shoppers from all over the world.This is the most well known shopping street in Shanghai, and if you are into fashion and looking for something to take home with you from your vacation, then you will want to stop here. The road is nearly three and a half miles long and is full of shops and specialty stores of every ilk, as well as cafes and hotels.
Shanghai MuseumShanghai Museum is a large museum of ancient Chinese art. Its style and presentation demonstrates ancient wisdom and philosophy.There is no better way to learn about the history of the city than to take a trip to the Shanghai Museum, located in the People’s Square in the heart of the city. The building is ultra modern, and is filled with treasures and artwork from China’s past. Anyone visiting the museum will come away with a renewed appreciation of the nation’s history.
Huangpu River CruiseCruises are available everyday, including the shorter cruises and the complete cruises,Whether it is in the daytime or at night, the views along the river are the same beautiful. Along the river, tourists can check out the city's skylines, the Old City, the bridges built along the river, the busy port area, the Bund with its historical Western style buildings, the Hongqiao International Airport, Changxing Islet, Chongming Islet, and the site of an ancient fort. A mixture of the heavily silted waters of Huangpu River and the clear ocean tide creates three beautiful layers of yellow, green and blue at the Wusong Estuary.
Oriental Pearl TV is the modern symbol of Shanghai City. Standing beside the Huangpu Rive with a height of 468 meters (1536 feet), it is the tallest TV tower in Asia and the third highest in the world. This unusual structure that dominates the skyline is a great attraction to tourists.The Oriental Pearl TV Tower is located in Pudong Park in Lujiazui, Shanghai. The tower, surrounded by the Yangpu Bridge in the northeast and the Nanpu Bridge in the southwest, creates a picture of "twin dragons playing with pearls". The entire scene is a photographic jewel that excites the imagination and attracts thousands of visitors year-round.
Jade Buddha Temple Jade Buddha Temple was built to keep two precious jade Buddhist statues which are not only rare cultural relics but alsoporcelain.artworks.Located in the western part of Shanghai, the Jade Buddha Temple is something that all visitors should see. It was build more than 100 years ago to house two relics: jade Buddha statues. Today, it is a tranquil place and a popular tourist destination that houses a number of relics. If the hectic pace of the city is too much for you, take a trip to the Jade Buddha Temple and see how much more relaxed you fee
Xin Tian DiShanghai Xin Tian Di has become the best place for visitors to appreciate the history and modern life of the city.A neighborhood of old Shikumen (a type of tenement found only in Shanghai) has been saved by a restoration that turned the old stone buildings into boutiques, clubs and restaurants. Xin Tian Di is not only China's finest historical redevelopment project, but also a model for Asia.
Parks & Gardens:
Shanghai's parks are splendid places for a stroll, combining scenic vistas with people-watching. They are particularly lively at dawn, when locals gather for their morning exercises ranging from taiji quan (tai chi) to ballroom dancing. Due to the scarcity of play space for children, nearly all parks have a children's section, however small or dilapidated.
The rise of modern Shanghai in just one hundred years is a miracle in the history of Chinese development. A city is alive when it is full of culture and hai pai (mainly referring to Shanghai) culture is at the root of Shanghai's energy and charm.
More other attractions in Shanghai, which are highly recommended to add the vibrancy of this city, is worthy of you visit!
Site of the First National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party The Site of the First National Congress of the Communist Party of China is a renowned historical sight, built in memory of the significant meeting.
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