Places To Visit In Shanghai

Best Places To Visit In Shanghai

Shanghai is the largest city of China with the population of more than 24 million and one of the world’s busiest container ports as it is located at the mouth of the Yangtze River. Here you will love to see the modern architecture, amazing museums as well as gardens. Despite of all the hustle- bustle, it offers pockets of prehistoric culture and charming places. So lets take a look at the Best Places To Visit In Shanghai.


1. The Shanghai Museum

The Shanghai Museum is China’s most important museum of classical Chinese art. Settled in a modern building on People’s Square, it has five floors that includes the best ancient Chinese history: old coins, paintings and ceramics, carved traditional lacquer furniture, and artifacts.


2. Yu Garden

Yu Garden, one of the well known classical gardens in China is built with rockeries, halls, pavilions and ponds that are tranquil. “Yu” truly describes- pleasing and satisfying.


3. The Oriental Pearl Tower

The Oriental Pearl Tower is the most important landmark of Shanghai as it rises over the Huangpu River in Pudong New Area. 468 meters tall, it is the highest building in Shanghai offering you amazing views over the busy river and the historic Bund promenade.


4. Tianzifang

Tianzifang was once Shanghai’s French Concession but now it has been transformed into an alluring arts and crafts destination. The integrity of this old European district has been conserved in its architecture and layout.


5. The China Art Museum

The China Art Museum is commonly referred to as the China Art Palace and is the largest art gallery in Asia. You will find here, collections of Chinese modern art, exhibits of prominent Chinese artists, as well as number of works related to Shanghai’s cultural development.


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