Things To Do In Shanghai In November – Shanghai In November and What to do!
Last Update: 16th November 2019
What Are The 10 Best Things To Do In Shanghai In November?
It is a little cold in Shanghai in November. Though, you could find exciting things to do in Shanghai as people in the city are always creating unexpected things for the society.
Nanxiang Ancient Town
With a long history of more than 1,500 years, Nanxiang Ancient Town offers Guyi Garden, one of the top 5 classical gardens in Shanghai and the rare brick pagodas originally built in the Five Dynasties (907 – 960) to explore. Local elders like to play Chinese chess at one of the old pavilions. In addition, the town offers a variety of delicious local snacks to try. Among them, Nanxiang Steamed bun stuffed with pork is ranked the No. 1.
In November, although it is a little cold, visitors to Shanghai can’t miss the Bund. Appreciate the old Western buildings, wander around them and you may feel that you were in the 1920s and 1930s. In addition, the sunset and the night views at the Bund are always fascinating. Colorful reflections of the buildings on the Huangpu River present their charm.
If you want to try snacks from all over the country just at one spot, Nanjing Road is the spot. You could find most to snacks or cuisine from around China, such as Cantonese, Hunan, Henan, Anhui, Sichuan, Fujian and other provinces’ cuisine there. Modern buildings and old Western buildings are indispensable things on the road. Retro street lamps, and telephone booths make for amazing backgrounds for photographing.
Shanghai Acrobatic Show
If you don’t want to walk outside at night in cold November in Shanghai, the acrobatic show performed by professionals of Shanghai Acrobatic Troupe is a good option. You could enjoy it at Shanghai Circus World (上海马戏城), Shanghai Huxi Grand Theatre (上海沪西大剧院),or Shanghai Center Theatre (上海商城剧院).
Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Center
If you are interested in urban planning of Shanghai, you could pay a visit to Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Center. Covering an area of more than 20,000 square meters, it tells the past, the present and the future of Shanghai’s development. Sometimes, temporary exhibitions at the center offers more information on Shanghai.
With a height of 632 meters, Shanghai Tower is the existing tallest around China. It is a combination of business, office space, hotels, restaurants, sightseeing, leisure and entertainment. The high-speed lift will take you to the 118th sightseeing floor within 60 seconds to admire the stunning panoramic views of the city.
Shanghai French Concession
Shanghai French Concession is dotted with French phoenix trees. You will find fashion and traditions combine with each other well there. Shikumen – the one-of-a-kind structure in Shanghai opens a new architectural world to you. Meanwhile, old French, Spanish, and British neoclassical buildings show their own charm there.
Xintiandi also has Shikumen to explore. In addition, the interior with modern decorations and the old facade make for a strong visual shock. Many foreigners – foreign visitors or people who work and live in Shanghai love to relax themselves at one of the cafes or restaurants at Xintiandi. Or they just do some window shopping at the shopping mall there.
Xujiahui Catholic Church
If you lover to study architecture and enjoy photographing, Xujiahui Catholic Church offers you a good chance. The Gothic church has exquisite stained glass to appreciate and finely-decorated archways to explore. You will be amazed at the panoramic views of the inside as well.
Yuyuan Old Street
If you want to explore creative and interesting spots during your stay in Shanghai, you could discover M50 Creative Park. It is less crowded. The art stores there were originally old workshops. Through the hard-work of artists, they present exciting appearances with creative works inside. Colorful and odd graffiti on the wall is one of the highlights there.