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Shanghai
The largest city in China is also its most cosmopolitan, offering visitors a chance to experience the past, present, and future all at once. The Huangpu River splits Shanghai into two districts: Pudong and Puxi. The Pudong skyline looks like it was ripped from the Jetsons, with the bulbous Oriental Pearl TV and Radio Tower looking a bit like a two headed lollipop. On the Puxi side, you can walk the Bund riverside district to get a taste of old Shanghai.

All things to do » Things to do

The Bund (Wai Tan)
The Bund (Wai Tan)
Owner description: This is a designated section of Shanghai’s port along the Huang Pu River lined with beautiful neo-classical buildings and a waterfront promenade that is packed with tourists... more Owner description: This is a designated section of Shanghai’s port along the Huang Pu River lined with beautiful neo-classical buildings and a waterfront promenade that is packed with tourists, locals and street sellers. less
Attraction type: Historic Walking Areas; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Bund International Architecture Exhibition
Bund International Architecture Exhibition
Attraction type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Shanghai World Financial Center
Shanghai World Financial Center
Owner description: Three observation decks offer different experiences at the 94th, 97th, and 100th floors. The 100th floor is the highest observatory in the world, with transparent glass-walled... more Owner description: Three observation decks offer different experiences at the 94th, 97th, and 100th floors. The 100th floor is the highest observatory in the world, with transparent glass-walled walkways. less
Attraction type: Observation Decks/ Towers; Malls
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Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan)
Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan)
Owner description: This elegant museum, opened in 1996, features eleven state-of-the-art galleries housing China’s international-standard exhibits of bronzes, paintings, sculpture, ceramics, jade... more Owner description: This elegant museum, opened in 1996, features eleven state-of-the-art galleries housing China’s international-standard exhibits of bronzes, paintings, sculpture, ceramics, jade and Ming and Qing dynasty furniture. less
Attraction type: Museums; Art Museums; History Museums
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Riverside Promenade (Bingjiang Da Dao)
Riverside Promenade (Bingjiang Da Dao)
Owner description: The riverside walk along the Bund may be busy and crowded during the day, but with good reason - it's simply a must when in Shanghai for people-watching and getting a good feel... more Owner description: The riverside walk along the Bund may be busy and crowded during the day, but with good reason - it's simply a must when in Shanghai for people-watching and getting a good feel for the city. less
Attraction type: Parks
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Ultraviolet by Paul Pairet
Ultraviolet by Paul Pairet
Ranked #1 of 12,564 Restaurants in Shanghai
Cuisines: European, French, Contemporary
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Efes Restaurant Turkish & Mediterranean Cuisine
Efes Restaurant Turkish & Mediterranean Cuisine
Ranked #2 of 12,564 Restaurants in Shanghai
Price: $20 - $25
Cuisines: Barbecue, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Turkish
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Goodfellas
Goodfellas
Ranked #3 of 12,564 Restaurants in Shanghai
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza, Pizza & Pasta, Soups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Vanca`s Ribs & Beer (Bulgarian Cuisine)
Vanca`s Ribs & Beer (Bulgarian Cuisine)
Ranked #4 of 12,564 Restaurants in Shanghai
Price: $2 - $5
Cuisines: Barbecue, Eastern European, International
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Ding Tai Fung (Nanjing West Road)
Ding Tai Fung (Nanjing West Road)
Ranked #5 of 12,564 Restaurants in Shanghai
Cuisines: Street Food
Dining options: Reservations

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Genting Star Shanghai Hongkou
3.0 of 5
Genting Star Shanghai Hongkou
$13 - $27 (CNY 80 - 166)
Ranked #222 of 3,934 Hotels in Shanghai
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Shanghai City Central Youth hostel
Shanghai City Central Youth hostel
$13 - $46 (CNY 80 - 283)
Ranked #263 of 3,934 Hotels in Shanghai
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Pod Inn (Shanghai North Bund)
Pod Inn (Shanghai North Bund)
$20 (CNY 125)
Ranked #264 of 3,934 Hotels in Shanghai
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Jinjiang Inn (Shanghai Zhenbei)
2.5 of 5
Jinjiang Inn (Shanghai Zhenbei)
$28 - $37 (CNY 172 - 227)
Ranked #90 of 3,934 Hotels in Shanghai
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Shanghai Fish Inn Bund
3.0 of 5
Shanghai Fish Inn Bund
$36 - $73 (CNY 221 - 449)
Ranked #101 of 3,934 Hotels in Shanghai
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Jinjiang Inn (Shanghai Luwan Liyuan)
2.5 of 5
Jinjiang Inn (Shanghai Luwan Liyuan)
$36 - $43 (CNY 221 - 264)
Ranked #102 of 3,934 Hotels in Shanghai
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai
5.0 of 5
Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai
$218 - $484
Ranked #1 of 3,934 Hotels in Shanghai
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Fairmont Peace Hotel Shanghai
5.0 of 5
Fairmont Peace Hotel Shanghai
$228 - $382
Ranked #2 of 3,934 Hotels in Shanghai
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The Puli Hotel and Spa
5.0 of 5
The Puli Hotel and Spa
$186 - $894
Ranked #3 of 3,934 Hotels in Shanghai
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