Shanghai is the largest city in China, it is a place known as the magic capital, where Eastern and Western cultures blend with each other. The Western architecture on the Bund and the skyscraper in Lujiazui complement each other, Xintiandi not only retains the old Shikumen and old houses, but also displays the latest popular elements. In nearly a hundred years of vicissitudes of history, Shanghai is a city that combines "Shanghai Fashion Culture" with modern civilization. The city not only retains many temples and gardens with Chinese classical characteristics, but also many European-style ancient buildings with a history of more than 100 years. Some of the scenic spots are the best witnesses to the founding of New China. Nanjing Road, Huaihai Road and Yuyuan Mall are Shanghai's shopping malls, and Shanghai is also a shopping paradise in China. When you come to Shanghai, how can you not taste the delicacies? Whether it is the authentic local dishes of the old restaurant or the authentic French dishes of the Red House, you will not be disappointed. The snacks of Chenghuang Temple are even more famous. There are also various very distinctive bars in the villas on Hengshan Road. You can spend half a day, slow down, and walk slowly through each lane full of memories, so that you can encounter this unforgettable old time hidden behind the city.
Shanghai tourist attractions: Shanghai Disneyland, The Bund, Tianzifang, Nanjing Road Pedestrian Street, Yuyuan, Tianzifang, Oriental Pearl Tower, Shanghai Wildlife Park, Shanghai Ocean Aquarium, Lujiazui, Shanghai Tower, Shanghai Happy Valley, Shanghai World Financial Center, Qibao Ancient Town, Thames Town and so on.
Shanghai has four distinct seasons, with a mild and humid climate, with short spring and autumn and long winter and summer. There is a lot of precipitation from May to September, accounting for more than half of the annual precipitation. After July, it is a summer drought, and the weather is relatively hot during this period. Therefore, the best seasons to travel to Shanghai are the spring when the flowers are blooming and the autumn.
Language barriers should not be a problem. The visitor’s guide will be able to speak English and act as an interpreter. The staff of most hotels in Shanghai can speak English, and some major restaurants and shops will have at least one staff who can speak English.
In order to avoid the hot summer and cold winter, spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) are the best time to travel in Shanghai.
1) Eel noodles – Made with sliced eels and wheat noodles
2) Xiaolongbao, a type of steamed bun from the Jiangnan region
3) Shengjian mantou – It is typically in a round bun and stuffed with pork. It is then pan-fried and seasoned with sesame seeds and chopped scallions.
4) Xiaolongbao – A type of steamed bun made with a thin skin of dough and stuffed with pork or minced crabmeat, and soup.
5) Tangyuan– A type of sweet dumpling made of glutinous rice flour and stuffed with black sesame.
Located on the outskirts of Shanghai, Zhujiajiao is a 1700-year-old water town with unique old bridges, creeks and houses. In addition, Suzhou, known as the Venice of the East, and Hangzhou, the paradise on earth, are also near Shanghai, which can be reached within two hours by train.