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Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall

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 #12 of 806 Attractions in Shanghai
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
Fee: Yes
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Hours:
Tue - Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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84 reviews 84 reviews
36 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

A visit in this place will give you bird eyes view of Shanghai in general. You can easily spend hours here if you care about history and Shanghai development. It's also a place where you can buy tickets to various attractions and rides.

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Keller, Texas
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

We didn't know what to expect but it shows some of the city's history but the biggest feature is a huge model of the city showing the way it currently is as well as the plans for the future. It is all lit and changes from a day scene to night.

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Brisbane, Australia
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89 reviews 89 reviews
36 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014 NEW

A must-visit; not only for its amazing Shanghai-in-miniature model, but to get a grasp of the city’s history, its significant buildings, and where you can walk to see them.

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Shanghai, China
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Shanghai Urban planning exhibition is not a fantastic museum it's an interesting one. Take time to read the photographic history boards on the second floor. They give you a great insight into how Shanghai became the magnificent city it is today. There is a model of the city which takes up a whole floor, and ok it's only a balsa... More 

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Shanghai, China
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165 reviews 165 reviews
52 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

this museum is just average. Many exhibits did not work well and many were rather boring. The big overview of the city makes the whole museum,.... but that is also all. i would not advice people to go here.

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Shanghai, China
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91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I'm not a big fan of museums generally but really did fancy this one as it had been recommended by a few people. I found the floor with the model of Shanghai really interesting, especially the little cinema area that makes you feel like you'e in a simulator. The other areas were fine too but I'd say that it's worth... More 

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Washington DC
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71 reviews 71 reviews
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Great special exhibits and the small scale model of the city of Shanghai, with lights. Well located on People's Square, so a visit to the square and this museum are a good day's sightseeing.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Architecture fans, and anyone who enjoys a glimpse into the future of a city will enjoy this and the Model of the City is excellent also. For me personally I was not enthralled, but I can see its draw for others, I personally would recommend the Shanghai Museum in the park across the way if you have to choose between... More 

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Caloundra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

This is an attraction you simply cannot miss, the future planning that Shanghai has put into rebuilding their city is something we in Australia can only dream about, You need to think BIG and I mean on a much larger scale that the average largest Australian City, they can and will have more people in Shanghai that the whole population... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

I could have stared at the model of the city on the top floor for an hour. That's what you come for. The other exhibits are interesting too but I wouldn't spend too much time on them.

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