Things To Do In Shanghai In MayVisiting Shanghai In May and What to do!

Last Update: 13th November 2019
What are the 10 Best Things To Do In Shanghai In May?
Generally, it is warm in early May but a little hot in the second half of May in Shanghai. It rains a little during the month as well. It is suggested that you take some T-shirt, shorts, skirts and jackets with you during your stay in Shanghai. As the temperature is not low, you could do a variety of outdoors activities in Shanghai. Then, let’s see what are the best things to do in Shanghai in May.

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The Bund is one of the best known spots in Shanghai. Walk at the Bund and you could appreciate the amazing views at the bank of Huangpu River. More than 50 buildings in a European style witness the history of the Bund and the changing Shanghai. If it is sunny, the sunset at the Bund will be spectacular.
As it is not cold in May in Shanghai, you could take a cruise to appreciate the views along the Huangpu River in the daytime or at night. Along the river stand several significant landmark buildings in Shanghai. It is strongly recommended that you take the night cruise on the Huangpu River. Night views are more beautiful than those in the daytime.
Nanjing Road is adjacent to the Bund. You could explore the two spots together at one time. Nanjing Road is line with old European buildings and some modern buildings. It offers high-end brands along with local shops offering cheap goods. Night views there are the most stunning as the buildings are in colorful lights.
Xintiandi is one of the most popular spots among foreign visitors. The one-of-a-kind architecture – Shikumen stands out there. The facade of the architecture is classical but the interior is furnished with modern facilities. In addition, it feature fashionable boutiques, restaurants, hotels and a variety of bars.
With a long history, Shanghai Qibao Town is situated near the city of Shanghai. Metro Line 9 takes you directly from the city of Shanghai to the town. The old buildings are well-preserved there. The creative handicrafts stores are one of the highlights there. In addition, local snacks are also delicious.
Originally built in 1907, Yuyuan Old Street offers the traditional specialties in the area of Shanghai Temple of the Town God. Hundreds of traditional items in Shanghai show their own attractions on the street. The renovated antique buildings are amazing as well. You could also try local snacks to meet the need of your stomach.
As one of the well-known Catholic churches around China, Xujiahui Catholic Church is a Medieval Gothic architecture. It is 50 meters tall. Windows features stained glass with patterns and figures of the God. At the middle of the altar are 8 exquisite sculptures of the Western saints. From Monday to Friday, several Masses are regularly held in the morning. The two Gothic bell towers on the top of the main hall stand out as well.
At Xintiandi, you will feel the perfect fusion of the tradition and the fashion through Shikumen – a unique architecture in Shanghai. The facade of Shikumen takes you back to the time while the modern interior decorations offer you a distinctive feeling. It is a combination of local life, international restaurants, cafes and bars.
Shanghai French Concession is listed into the don’t-miss list by many visitors. It is declared as the most European style block, offering a variety of garden houses. You could find Spanish, British neoclassical and French architecture. Shikumen there are transformed into popular restaurants and cafes.
Home to Grand Hyatt Hotel, the Jin Mao Tower features an facade composed of large glass which show different colors. Through eight bronze murals at the lobby, you could get a little acquainted with the traditional Chinese calligraphy art. It offers the largest viewing hall on the 87th floor. Looking at the hall, the atrium is like a time and space tunnel.



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