Things To Do In Shanghai In JulyVisiting Shanghai In July and What to do!

Last Update: 13th November 2019
What are the 10 Best Things To Do In Shanghai In July?
July in Shanghai is normally the hottest month of the year. No matter what the weather is like in Shanghai, it definitely offers exciting and interesting things to do.

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In summer, we all like to find cool places to appreciate. Originally set up in the Tang Dynasty (618 – 907), Zhujiajiao Water Town is divided into several parts by a few rivers. In summer, the refreshing wind blow around the town from the rivers. It offers not only classical Chinese buildings, but also several Catholic churches.
M50 Creative Park is a place which could offer inspiration to artistic lovers. The interesting graffiti on the wall, the exquisite handicrafts and even a sleeping cat in the sun can make you happy. The park features design companies, cafes, galleries and artists’ studios transformed from the old workshops to explore.
Completed in 1910, Xujiahui Catholic Church is also worth visiting. The building features a medieval Gothic style, attracting hundreds of visitors every day. In the morning, there are several Masses in the church. It is 79 meters tall and 28 meters wide. The Gothic bell towers on the top of the main hall are around 60 meters tall. The entire building is a type of great photography material. At night, it will be more amazing.
Huangpu River gathers the highlights of cityscape of Shanghai City. You could take a cruise in the daytime or at night to appreciate the views along the river, such as the Oriental Pearl Tower, the Bund with tens of old Western buildings, etc. At night, the colorful reflections of the buildings in the river are stunning as well. If you don’t like to be bothered by others, you could also just walk along the river.
In July, the best time to visit the Bund is during the sunset. The sunset is a feast for eyes. With the setting of the sun, the Western buildings located along the Bund show different attractive views. At dusk, wander at the west bank of the Huangpu River and you will be refreshing with the cool wind.
Nanjing Road is a perfect fusion of the local traditions and the fashion from around the world. You could explore local specialties shops there, or try snacks from around the country at one of the stores in the small lane. If you feel a little tired, you could sit on the marble bench and just see other visitors walking on the road. At the Century Square, regular shows are put on every day.
If you want to watch good acrobatic shows during your stay in Shanghai, it is recommended that you enjoy the show at Shanghai Circus World, Shanghai Huxi Grand Theatre or Shanghai Center Theatre. The show at the three theaters is performed by the best troupe – Shanghai Acrobatic Troupe who is always enjoying a good reputation in Shanghai and even around China.
Shanghai French Concession is dotted with French phoenix trees. It features the European villas. Some of the old buildings are transformed into exquisite cafes or restaurants. Walk in the buildings and you will find the style of the interior is distinctive with that of the facade. It presents some of the old history of the city.
Xintiandi on the Huaihai Road features Shikemen – a one-of-a-kind building in Shanghai to explore. It is very popular among the young. In the daytime, young ladies love to take photos of themselves there. Walk at the small lane and you will feel it is much quieter to relax your body and mind. In addition, various types of cuisine show their own attractions there as well.
If you’d like to experience the more local life in Shanghai, Yuyuan Old Street offers you a chance. Although the buildings in the style of the Qing Dynasty (1644 – 1912) were rebuilt several years ago, the charm of the street is great. You could find tasty local snacks there. If you visit the small lanes adjacent to the street, you will find more old buildings.



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