Last Update: 12th November 2019
What are the 10 Best Things To Do In Shanghai In March?
It is a little cold with a little rain in Shanghai in March. If you are planning to visit Shanghai in March, it is recommended that you bring coats, sweaters and other types of warm clothes to prevent yourself from the coldness. Now, let’s take a glimpse of the things to do in Shanghai in March.
If you are interested to explore the Bund – one of the most popular spots in Shanghai in March, you should wear enough warm clothes, especially when it is rainy. From the old European buildings, you could see the some traces of the business history in Shanghai in modern Shanghai. Views during the sunset and at night will amaze you.
Nanjing Road is great for photographers, foodies and shopping lovers. West Nanjing Road is the top commercial district in Shanghai, focusing on luxury international brands, national and Shanghai time-honored brands while East Nanjing Road mainly works as a tourist district offering cheap items.
Shanghai Fairmont Peace Hotel offers top excellent services and a great environment. Featuring a Gothic style of Chicago School, the North Building is 77 meters tall, offering a bronze ornamental chandelier at the top of the hall. The South Building has a Renaissance style. At the hotel, you also could enjoy the live jazz music played by the members of the well-known elder jazz band.
Yuyuan Old Street is a paradise for those who have strong interest in traditional local handicrafts. It is home to more than 30 handicraft stores and China time-honored brands, such as Wang Dalong and Liyun Ge. The antique buildings in the Qing Dynasty (1644 – 1912) style will let you feel that you are back to the time.
Originally built between 1563 and 1620 and working as a private garden in the Ming Dynasty (1368 – 1644), Yu Garden is one classical garden in regions south of the Yangtze River. Opened to the public in 1961, it offers more than 40 old buildings to explore. It is usually crowded on fine days. But it is also worth paying a visit.
If you are interested in the field of architecture, especially the European ones, Shanghai French Concession is a great choice. Shanghai French Concession features Spanish, British neoclassical, and French buildings built in modern Shanghai to discover. Even though some of the buildings there are transformed into shops, you could still experience a unique atmosphere there.
Xintiandi is also a paradise for architects or those who love to study architecture. You will find one-of-a-kind architecture – Shikumen there. Tens of modern buildings can been found there. Shikumen buildings will take you back to the Shanghai 1920s and 1930s. They are decorated with modern furnishing in the interior. Some of them are restaurants, creative cafes, etc.
China Art Museum collects and exhibits art treasures which reflect the origin and development of modern Chinese art and represent the highest level of artistic creation in Chinese art. In addition, the museum offers the traditional Chinese art – shadow play on the ground floor to admire.
Originally built in the Northern Dynasty (960 – 1127), Shanghai Qibao Town lies 5 kilometers from the heart of Shanghai. It features a 360-meter-long Old Street lined with well-preserved old buildings. You could find local handicrafts, antiques, calligraphy, Chinese painting and other items in the town.
If you are keen on photographing and love to appreciate the amazing skyline and panoramic views during the daytime and night views in Shanghai, you could visit Shanghai Tower. The 546-meters-tall viewing hall offers you a great chance to get an adrenaline-rising experience. If interested, you could stay overnight at one of the hotels in the tower.