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Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall

Address: No.100 Renmin Main Street, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200003, China
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Private Tour: The Face of Modern Shanghai
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Ranked #15 of 1,303 things to do in Shanghai
Type: Landmarks & points of interest, Sights & Landmarks
Fee: Yes
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Type: Landmarks & points of interest, Sights & Landmarks
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Hours:
Tue - Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Bielefeld, Germany
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101 reviews 101 reviews
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53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

You will see the city of Shangahai as a model which is updated on regular basis. You really should go there to get a nice overview of the city

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Carmel by the sea
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17 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 NEW

Near the park and mall, great display of historical information about Shanghai city and it's evolution in the vibrant modern city that it now is. Some examples of the overseas planning where not the best but the information about Shanghai and China where great. Visionary information in some areas. The city model is great and the view looking down from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

For those who come to Shanghai to learn about this amazing city, I recommend this place a great location to begin with. You'll learn how 新天地(Xin Tiandi) is developed. How The Bund, aka Shanghai pier, or 外灘(Wai Tan) is evolved over The year. How Shanghai city is planned meticulously by the government. You'll lean all you need to know about... More 

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Subic, Philippines
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29 attraction reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

This place is really amazing, the level of detail they have in the scale model of the city is incredible. I could spot my apartment with ease and really enjoyed looking / walking around the model. The places was not as easy to find as I thought even though it is right in the centre of people square. Definitely worth... More 

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Shanghai, China
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71 reviews 71 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Quite an amazing overview of the entire city's development, with history dating back all the way from the beginning of Shanghai as a fishing village and its progression throughout the different Chinese dynasties. Even if you're not into the history of Shanghai, the bird's eye view of the city gives you a greater understanding on how each zones are laid... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

I'm not much of a museum person but i found reading about urban life and the growth of Shanghai pretty fascinating. It's 30rmb to enter & is worth that for the 3d exhibition and, mainly, to check out the huge model of the city - you really appreciate the planning that goes into these things then. I believe it opens... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We absolutely LOVED this museum. While planning our trip to Shanghai, I read a lot of positive reviews on Tripadvisor and figured it was worth a visit... and it definitely did not disappoint! My husband and I spent about 4 hours at this museum, and we just had the best time. We were shocked at how each floor just kept... More 

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Canon City, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Was very interesting, the museum portion has pictures of "then & now" it was amazing to see the differences. The model of the city is very impressive. I wasn't sure that I really wanted to go to this but it was worth the time!

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New Hope, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

This is a brilliant museum. The major reason you go is to see the "Hall of Master Planning" with the H-U-G-E scale model of Shanghai. It's fun to pick out your hotel and other landmarks. One of the unexpected surprises with a section highlighting older buildings in Shanghai that have been restored. It's been estimated 95% of the older buildings... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

It sounds boring but is actually well worth the time to visit - has a remarkable to-scale model of modern day Shanghai that fills out an entire floor, never seen anything like it and worth visiting for that along, but the hall also has heaps of historical photographs of old Shanghai.

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