Things to Do

The best things to do and places to go in Shanghai, including events, sports, attractions, museums and more

General volunteering groups
Things to do

Where to volunteer in Shanghai

Give back to the city you love by working on environmental conservation, education, animal rescue and more

The best things to do on Wuyuan Lu
Things to do

18 amazing things to do on Wuyuan Lu

Your guide to all the best things to eat, drink, see and do

The best home workouts to try right now
Health & Wellness

The best home workouts to try right now

Favourite studio closed? Queue up these livestream and online fitness classes

The best online Chinese courses to try in Shanghai
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The best online Chinese courses to try in Shanghai

Use this time staying at home to up your Mandarin skills

The best pottery studios in Shanghai
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The best pottery studios in Shanghai

Get your hands dirty and make something beautiful at the same time

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Explore Shanghai

The best things to do on Anfu Lu
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The best things to do on Anfu Lu

Your guide to all the top things to eat, drink and do

The best things to do in Tianzifang
Things to do

The best things to do in Tianzifang

A curated guide to what to eat, see and do – beyond the kitschy souvenir shops

Shanghai by bike
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Shanghai by bike

Great cycling routes in and around Shanghai

You can now tour Shanghai's modern architecture in a vintage Jeep
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You can now tour Shanghai's modern architecture in a vintage Jeep

Get the story behind the buildings that make up the city’s urban landscape with the group's Modern Architecture Ride

Spring in Shanghai

5 brilliant places to practise archery in Shanghai
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5 brilliant places to practise archery in Shanghai

Unleash your inner Katniss at these ranges around Shanghai

19 brilliant things to do on Changle Lu
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19 brilliant things to do on Changle Lu

A mix of old favourites and here-today-gone-tomorrow shops that add to the street's charm

Free and crazy cheap workouts in Shanghai
Health & Wellness

Free and crazy cheap workouts in Shanghai

There's plenty of fun to be had on a tight budget

In photos: the best places to see street art in Shanghai
Art

In photos: the best places to see street art in Shanghai

All things big, bold and colourful

Shanghai's best bathhouses
Health & Wellness

Shanghai's best bathhouses

For a supremely relaxing experience, check out the hottest pools in town

Shanghai museums

Shanghai Museum
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Shanghai Museum

Shanghai's leading classical art museum in the centre of People's Square

Shanghai Museum of Glass
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Shanghai Museum of Glass

Award-winning museum devoted to all things glass with glass-blowing classes

Long Museum West Bund
Art

Long Museum West Bund

Expansive Chinese art museum beside the Huangpu

Power Station of Art
Art

Power Station of Art

China's first state-run contemporary art museum, a former power station

Shanghai Science and Technology Museum
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Shanghai Science and Technology Museum

Futuristic, interactive museum makes a great day out for the family

Shanghai Center of Photography
Art

Shanghai Center of Photography

Latest addition to Xuhui Riverside’s burgeoning art museum scene

Yuz Museum
Art

Yuz Museum

Contemporary art from billionaire collector Budi Tek at the West Bund

Shanghai History Museum
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Shanghai History Museum

A panorama of Shanghai's history

Shanghai parks & gardens

Soong Chingling's Mausoleum
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Soong Chingling's Mausoleum

Beautiful peaceful graveyard park in Hongqiao

Fuxing Park
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Fuxing Park

Beautiful, bustling park in the heart of the French Concession

Zhongshan Park
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Zhongshan Park

Spacious, lively public park in the west of Shanghai

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Inside Job

Inside Job: I tried predicting the future with a Shanghai fortune teller
Things to do

Inside Job: I tried predicting the future with a Shanghai fortune teller

Miss fortune...

Inside Job: I tried to become a yoga instructor at Sankhya Yoga
Things to do

Inside Job: I tried to become a yoga instructor at Sankhya Yoga

It was a bit of a stretch...

Inside Job: I tried to be a session musician for Shanghai band Hogchoker
City Life

Inside Job: I tried to be a session musician for Shanghai band Hogchoker

'I refuse to believe anyone can actually play the trombone'

Inside Job: Sherpa's delivery person
Things to do

Inside Job: Sherpa's delivery person

Jake Newby hits the road to deliver dinner on time