Shanghai Top 10 Attractions discover the top 10 Attractions in Shanghai

​​​​​​​Last Update: 12th November 2019

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Shanghai Top 10 Attractions

  • Zhujiajiao Water Town

If you have strong interest in the old towns with rivers and lakes in the region south of the Yangtze River, you could explore Zhujiajiao Water Town. Rivers and classical Chinese buildings are indispensable ingredients for the town. Old Taoist and Buddhist temples, and churches add more charm to the town. During the local festivals, you will see exciting and interesting activities too.

  • Shanghai French Concession Area

​​The old British neoclassical, Spanish and French buildings at Shanghai French Concession would let you have a feeling that you are back to the time of the 1920s and the 1930s. When you step into the creative handicrafts or cafes, you will be taken back to the modern times by the modern furnishing.

  • Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Center

in Shanghai. Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Center offers you a good chance to take a glimpse of the changes in Shanghai. Through the precious old pictures, materials and miniatures, you will get some clue on the changes and how the changes took place.

  • The Bund

The Bund has been playing a vital part in the history of Shanghai. In the late of 19th Century, tens of foreign banks, companies and newspaper offices opened business there. The old European buildings at the Bund have seen the changes from the modern times to now. Nowadays, some of them still work as the same role while some of them are transformed to play another kind of role there.

  • Nanjing Road

Nanjing Road in Shanghai is a combination of fashion and traditions. On the road, you will find local time-honored brands and international brands as well as cost-effective items. In addition, the road is a fusion of local snacks, and delicious food from around the country. The retro classical street lamps and telephone booths offer a good background for photographing.

  • Huangpu River

Huangpu River is to Shanghai what the Li River is to Guilin. The river is called “Mother River of the Shanghai People”. Several important bridges lie above the river, including Yangpu Bridge, Nanpu Bridge and the classical Garden Bridge of Shanghai. You could take a night cruise on the river to enjoy the amazing views along the river or just explore the buildings on both sides with your foot.

  • Xujiahui Catholic Church

If you would like to experience the strong Catholic atmosphere during your stay in Shanghai, you could explore Xujiahui Catholic Church. The Medieval Gothic church was originally built in 1904. Covering an area of 2,670 square, it features spectacular panoramic views inside. White archways and red benches make for great visual shock. Night views of the church are also amazing.

  • Yuyuan Old Street

Yuyuan Old Street is named after Yu Garden, which was privately owned in the Ming Dynasty (1368 – 1644). The street features rebuilt but exquisite classical Chinese buildings. In addition, you will find interesting handicrafts there as well as tasty local snacks which will meet the desire of your mouth and stomach.

  • Shanghai Tower

As the tallest building in Shanghai and even around China for now, Shanghai Tower is the best point to admire the panoramic views of Shanghai. It features a super high-speed lift to take you to Sightseeing Hall on the 118th floor to enjoy the views from an angle of 360o. In addition, you could visit the temporary exhibitions there. If lucky enough, there could be a concert in the tower during your visit.

  • Xintiandi

Xintiandi is one of the most popular spots among tourists in Shanghai. Shikumen – the distinctive structure in Shanghai is transformed into cafes, or creative boutiques. The facade will take you back to the 1920s’ Shanghai. But when exploring the interior, you will be amazed at its retro classical or modern European decorations.



Interested in the Shanghai Top Sights to plan a Tour?

Wendy Wei Tours offers a variety of different packaged tours as well as custom tours in Shanghai, among other cities and areas. To find out more, please visit our Tours page or Contact Us directly to find out more.