Why You Should Visit Shanghai?

Asia | | March 8, 2010 at 12:09 am




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shanghai cityShanghai, the biggest city in china, is glamorous with multicultural flair. Its perfect blend of western customs and Chinese traditions and together they make a unique Shanghai culture, which makes any visitor’s stay a memorable experience. Except having ton of museums and temples to visit, every street and lanes are, sort of, open-air museum of different and attractive skyscrapers. But this city, which is perfect mixture of modernization and traditional culture, is overlooked by the other well-known city of China, Beijing.

And if you also think except skyscrapers and modernization, there is nothing to see in Shanghai then, think again! Here are top ten reasons you to shanghai china places to visit:

  • Once you step out of Shanghai airport, the first things that you will notice are pretty buildings, varying in size and designs. Yes, Shanghai is phenomenal in architecture, which is innovative. The city is filled with such skyscrapers that will leave you speechless.
  • If you are such person who enjoys going to museums rather than clubs, then this is the right place to come. Shanghai has flourishing culture and variety of language, religions and historical structures.
  • Shanghai being the main centre of trade and finance, and multicultural, the cuisine here is distinctively different that you will not find anywhere else in China. If you are a foodie person and does not mind tasting diverse and variety of dishes than this is the place you should come to!
  • One of the most visited temples by tourists in Shanghai is City God Temple. Here you will get to see ancient and traditional side of Shanghai. Reach there early as it is flooded by tourists.

shanghai temple

  • If you have kids with you or just want to have fun, go to Jinjiang Amusement Park, it is a big park with water amusement rides, midway games, rides and much more. The rides are very pioneering and exhilarating; you cannot miss it to try!

Jinjiang Amusement Park

  • This year from May until October is best time to visit Shanghai for the Expo 2010 Shanghai event. You will have great fun and will get a chance to see, and know Shanghai’s rich culture and food.
  • If you are a nature lover, then you cannot miss out Shanghai Zoo, which is a huge zoo in the city. It has variety of plants and animal species, plus creative gardens and shows. The zoo is also home for pandas too.

shanghai zoo

  • Accommodations in hotels are plenty and economical, if compared to United States. Even the suites in luxury hotels are affordable. So there is no problem of staying in hotels or thinking about the rates and expense and it is economical.
  • If you want to see natural beauty of the city then autumn and spring period are best time to visit. During these periods, it is neither too hot nor too cold, and the landscape looks very beautiful and colorful too.
  • Many Hollywood, action oriented, films have been shot in Shanghai. E.g., the Transformers Revenge of the Fallen sequence was shot in Shanghai.
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4 Comments

  1. Aston says:

    Shanghai is a very good place to visit in China. It is one of the cities which is most developed in China.

  2. Betty says:

    The construction of this city is very innovative and unique. It is worth seeing each and every building.

  3. Carren says:

    There are museums worth seeing here. You will not only enjoy but also gain knowledge.

  4. Des says:

    Shanghai is a multi cultural city. Here evryone is modern but never forget their traditions.

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