Sights & Landmarks in Shanghai

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The Bund (Wai Tan)

The Bund or Wai Tan is an area in the center of Shanghai. It is situated next to the Huangpu River and is a popular waterfront space. It faces the skyscrapers of Lujiazui for which the area became a tourist attractions. Wai Tan collects 52 buildings of different architectural styles.

Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu)

Oriental Pearl is the TV and Radio tower of Shanghai. It was the tallest building in China till 2007 with its 468 metres height. Oriental Pearl is the most famous observatory in Shanghai. In total it has 15 observatory areas. There are also hotels, small shopping center, exhibition and a restaurant.

Shanghai World Financial Center

Shanghai World Financial Center is the most famous skyscraper in the city and in the whole region. The tower is 492 metres high and is the 9th highest building in the world. It is a multipurpose construction, housing offices, hotels, conference rooms, observation decks, and shopping malls on the ground-floor.

Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road)

Nanjing Road is China’s leading shopping street. It is 3.4-mile-long and lies between the Bund and Jing'an Temple. Thousands of shopping lovers and fashion-seekers visit the street all year round. It is full of modern shopping malls, specialty stores, theatres, and international hotels.

Former French Concession

Former French Concession is a popular area in Shanghai. It features gorgeous tree-lined avenues, which are perfect for long walks. These streets are full of hip cafes and restaurants, concept bars and boutiques, art galleries and antiques stores. The famous streets in FFC are Wukang Lu, Fuxing Lu, Tai'an Lu etc.

Shanghai Circus World

Shanghai Circus world is the biggest entertainment point in the city. It is situated in Zhabei District. Its unique shape and architecture make it one of the most iconic structures in Shanghai. Circus has a capacity of 1638 seat. It regularly holds Chinese and international circus programs under its roof.


Xintiandi is a well-known area in Shanghai, that features historical and cultural heritages. It is a heart of old traditional Shanghai and is unique in its style and shapes. On one hand it is a historical spot, that remind the city of 1900s, on the other hand it is a pedestrian area typical for 21th century.

Zhujiajiao Ancient Town

Zhujiajiao is a residential area in Shanghai, situated in Qingpu District . In translation it means “Zhu Family Corner”. The population of the area is 60,000. It’s one of the oldest parts of the city and established 1,700 years ago. Zhujiajiao is famous as a water town.

Jade Buddha Temple

Jade Buddha Temple was founded in 1882. It is a modern Buddhist temple in Shanghai. The temple is famous for its 2 Buddha statues. One of them is a huge 1.95 meters tall statue of sitting Buddha, the other one is reclining Buddha representing the Buddha's death.

Jing'an Temple

Jing'an is a Buddhist Temple in Shanghai. It represents Peace and Tranquility. It is situated on the famous West Nanjing Road. The temple was built 247 AD, during the period of ancient China. The construction of the Temple consists of Southern-style halls and courtyard.

Yuyuan Old Street

Shanghai Old Street includes different tourist attractions, shops, entertainment and cultural exhibits. The development of the street began in 14th century and continued until the European influence on the country. The architecture of the street is classic Chinese, spiced with elegance and simplicity.

Shanghai Tower

The Shanghai Tower (Chinese: 上海中心大厦; pinyin: Shànghǎi Zhōngxīn Dàshà; Shanghainese: Zånhe Tsonshin Dasa; literally: "Shanghai Centre Tower") is a 632-metre (2,073 ft), 128-story megatall skyscraper in Lujiazui, Pudong, Shanghai.. It also has the world's highest observation deck...

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