Things to Do

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

The best things to do in Shanghai this month
City Life

The best things to do in Shanghai this January

Here are all the brilliant events happening this month

A new outdoor ice skating rink has opened beside the Pearl Tower
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A new outdoor ice skating rink has opened beside the Pearl Tower

While not exactly Olympic standard, the rink still makes for a pretty dazzling nighttime skate

The best films at the cinema this month
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The best films at the cinema this month

All the biggest movies to catch on the big screen this January

Listen up: 8 brilliant podcasts all about China
City Life

Check out these 18 brilliant podcasts all about China

Get to know China better with our pick of the pods

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
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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

Winter in Shanghai

3 excellent cafés to check out this winter in Shanghai
City Life

3 excellent cafés to check out this winter in Shanghai

Had enough café exploring in Shanghai? Of course you haven't

Christmas markets in Shanghai
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Christmas markets in Shanghai

'Tis the season to be jolly

Shanghai's best hot chocolates
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Shanghai's best hot chocolates

The most decadent mugs of liquid gold to get you through the winter

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
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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
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Shanghai Center of Photography

Latest addition to Xuhui Riverside’s burgeoning art museum scene

Yuz Museum
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Inside Job: Sherpa's delivery person

Jake Newby hits the road to deliver dinner on time