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Inside Background
Shanghai's main streets and back roads give an immediate feeling of old versus...
Last edited: May 08, 2014
Shanghai is a fairly safe city.  Areas of greatest concern are the foreigner...
Last edited: February 16, 2014
Shanghai started out as a coastal fishing community, and grew as an urban...
Last edited: March 12, 2011
Shanghai has myriad neighborhoods, and it seems that something interesting is...
Last edited: February 04, 2011
A travel guide is extremely useful when travelling in Shanghai. Be sure to find...
Last edited: October 02, 2015
Meet in Shanghai– managed by the Shanghai Municipal Tourism Administration...
Last edited: October 25, 2010
Shanghai weather is characterized by generally mild winters and hot, humid...
Last edited: March 26, 2010
Here is a link to the tourist office site providing basic information...
Last edited: August 06, 2009
boonna cafe1 fuxing middle road near yongfu rd boonna cafe1 XinLe rd near...
Last edited: August 26, 2007
USEFUL PHRASES AND EXPRESSIONS  use these phrases with punjabi fonts under...
Last edited: September 08, 2011
For Shanghai calendar of events, like exhibitions and festivals...
Last edited: January 01, 2014
Never go with any stranger anywhere.   That is the one effective rule about...
Last edited: April 01, 2016
Do: If you are going to take or book a tour, private tour guides in Shanghai...
Last edited: December 18, 2014
Inside Transportation
Getting to and from Shanghai is easy with international flights east of the...
Last edited: March 30, 2016
Shanghai is massive, so it is very useful to have an up-to-date transportation...
Last edited: March 14, 2016
The best way to get around Shanghai is to use public transportation.  The...
Last edited: May 03, 2014
Shanghai has approximately 45,000 taxis, operated by over 150 taxi...
Last edited: April 07, 2016
There are two ways to get instant help when you need to go to a place and you...
Last edited: February 06, 2009
Metro Line 2 (green color) goes from Shanghai Pudong Airport (IATA:PVG...
Last edited: March 17, 2016
Taxi companies in Shanghai are heavily regulated.  On the back of the plastic...
Last edited: March 14, 2016
Inside Things to Do
Zhouzhuang is one of a number of "water towns" that surround the Shanghai metro...
Last edited: February 11, 2015
Shanghai is a family friendly city with a number of places to enjoy as a...
Last edited: August 27, 2008
Shanghai must-do's Stroll the Bund, admire the beautifully restored buildings...
Last edited: July 16, 2015
Shanghai Science and Technology Museum:  Architecturally stunning, huge, and...
Last edited: January 17, 2007
Shanghai's nightlife scene can best be enjoyed and imbibed in easily walkable...
Last edited: December 08, 2011
Some of the best places to check out in Shanghai are a block over from the main...
Last edited: June 22, 2010
Shanghai's Beijing Opera troupe performs at the Yifu theater on Fuzhou Road...
Last edited: January 18, 2007
High end international shopping can be found at many of the malls in Shanghai...
Last edited: May 17, 2013
Recreation centers offer many opportunities for the active traveller in...
Last edited: April 06, 2009
Suzhou and ZhouZhuang cities are about 1.5 hour by bus, west from Shanghai...
Last edited: November 13, 2011
The Temple of the Town Deity is located south of Yuyuan Gardan. There used to...
Last edited: September 05, 2011
Shanghai Walking Tour tips: see the real city While Nanjing and Huaihai are the...
Last edited: June 04, 2010
The Oriental Pearl TV Tower is one the highest tower in China and it is a...
Last edited: May 07, 2010
On People's Square, Royal Custom Tailor, conveniently located on the first...
Last edited: April 22, 2013
As a strategic board game with more than 3,000 years of history,Weiqi (Go,Baduk...
Last edited: May 01, 2013
There is a big art museum where was formerly used as part of exhibition halls...
Last edited: October 04, 2012
The absolute best n° 1 to do inShanghai is simply to enjoy its skyline of...
Last edited: July 17, 2012
Don't go to the Nanjing Road, a pool of shops in it but you will probably get...
Last edited: November 29, 2012
Beware - of the 'tea ceremonies' In the Bund area and the Peoples Square there...
Last edited: August 11, 2014
The World Expo Shanghai 2010 is getting closer day by day. Lots of travelers...
Last edited: April 15, 2010
Walking tours are a great way to "get in touch" with the Chinese people...
Last edited: July 16, 2015
You have to be a real afficionado to make the 1+ hour journey from Shanghai to...
Last edited: October 07, 2011
Modern arts park in Puxi, Shanghai at the end of Huai Hai West Road.  Close to...
Last edited: March 25, 2011
The Oriental Pearl TV Tower is without a doubt Shanghai's most recognized...
Last edited: May 01, 2012
The Peoples Square was formerly a racecourse used by the elite members of The...
Last edited: November 11, 2012
The Shanghai Circus World is a large, indoor modern circus that showcases...
Last edited: January 04, 2013
Situated on the Bund tis building houses the city archives. On the second floor...
Last edited: September 04, 2013
The Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall is located in People Square , a...
Last edited: September 01, 2008
The Bund is a symbol of Shanghai and an epitome of Shanghai's modern history...
Last edited: November 21, 2008
.                   Make sure you go to Esther Bears Teddy Bear Shop/Museum...
Last edited: March 10, 2013
Xintiandi or translated as New Heaven and Earth is a high-end shopping and...
Last edited: March 03, 2012
Inside Dining Scene
Shanghai has a dizzying array of restaurants, with nearly all cuisines and...
Last edited: July 17, 2015
Most of the better hotels will offer a lavish buffet breakfast, either as part...
Last edited: July 17, 2015
  Department store and shopping mall food courts offer the best value for the...
Last edited: July 17, 2015
Check out the Old YeShanghai restaurant at JinJiang hotel for good Shanghainese...
Last edited: March 17, 2007
If you want to see beautiful people, or perhaps just a lot of people and to be...
Last edited: December 02, 2010
Many tourists are brought to restaurants with "so-called" traditional Chinese...
Last edited: December 02, 2010
Gourmet Cafe serves over 30+ varieties of hand-chopped, Australian beef burgers...
Last edited: September 12, 2009
Organic Kitchen Shanghai opened on November 22, 2009. It is Shanghai's first...
Last edited: December 05, 2009
T8 Restaurant and Bar is a serene oasis in the midst of bustling Shanghai . A...
Last edited: July 24, 2009
Inside China: For Foreign Visitors
The currency of China is the renminbi (RMB) or yuan (or colloquially known as...
Last edited: January 02, 2015
To travel into China most nationalities need a visa stuck into their passport...
Last edited: June 12, 2014
In the event an emergency in mainland China, the police telephone number is...
Last edited: May 07, 2010
Hello                       ... Ni hao  (NEE how) Good-bye...
Last edited: January 01, 2015
Sample Phone Dialing Codes in China Telephone / Fax:   There are 8 digits (not...
Last edited: June 09, 2015
China Tipping is a lively issue among seasoned travelers to China.  Generally...
Last edited: September 22, 2015
A walk through Chinese culture and business etiquette Home to the world’s...
Last edited: May 09, 2014
In this short guide to doing business in China, a few cultural facts and their...
Last edited: August 13, 2014
General emergencies The Public Security Bureau (i.e. Police) in Shanghai...
Last edited: October 01, 2013
Buying Your Tickets Buying plane tickets for travel in China is safe and easy...
Last edited: November 10, 2014
Hong Kong is one of the easist places in the world to visit. Citizens of around...
Last edited: September 17, 2015
The currency used is China is known as the Chinese Yuan (CNY) or the Renminbi...
Last edited: August 01, 2016
With over 6,300 kilometers long, the Yangtze River is the largest and longest...
Last edited: May 09, 2014
China is a vast country with plenty of places to visit during your trip. You...
Last edited: October 20, 2015
Having recently returned from a three week long trip to China, here are three...
Last edited: January 01, 2015
TIBET GROUP VISA (TGV)---- The only visa you need for Kathmandu to Tibet Many...
Last edited: August 12, 2016
1.   Once you buy it in China, it is yours.  Like most foreign countries, make...
Last edited: May 02, 2015
Most nationalities require a visa to enter China. A visa is possibly not...
Last edited: July 22, 2016
If you are traveling to China on a Group Tour you will more than likely come up...
Last edited: November 01, 2013