Visiting Shanghai

Whether you're visiting Shanghai for a day, the weekend or longer, discover the best places and things to do on your visit with our guide to Shanghai for tourists

10 things Shanghai has that the world needs
City Life

10 things Shanghai has that the world needs

Don't act like you don't envy our skyline

Take dinner time off Shanghai's eaten path with Lost Plate's local food tour
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Take dinner time off Shanghai's eaten path with Lost Plate's local food tour

Discover the best of Shanghainese cuisine on this guided culinary tour in and around the Former French Concession

9 awesome Airbnb properties in Shanghai
Visiting Shanghai

9 awesome Airbnb properties in Shanghai

Skip expensive hotels for a stay in one of these swanky homes

24 hours in Shanghai
Visiting Shanghai

24 hours in Shanghai

How to get the best out of the city in just a day

9 places to see Shanghai through the ages
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9 places to see Shanghai through the ages

The best attractions to get a taste of the past in the present

Shanghai attractions

Museums & attractions in Shanghai
Things to do

Museums & attractions in Shanghai

Plan your days out in Shanghai with the best attractions in the city

City Sightseeing tour bus
Visiting Shanghai

City Sightseeing tour bus

Double-decker bus tour of the city for just 27RMB

Activities & Attractions
Things to do

Activities & Attractions

Ride the Pearl Tower's roller coster, tour the city by sidecar and more

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Find a hotel

The best hotels with a view
Hotels

The best hotels with a view

The best accomodations for breathtaking views of Shanghai

The best classic hotels
Hotels

The best classic hotels

History meets glamour at these opulent Shanghai hotels

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Shanghai museums

Shanghai's best museums
Things to do

Shanghai's best museums

Our guide to the 17 must-see museums in Shanghai

Shanghai's quirkiest museums
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Shanghai's quirkiest museums

Our guide to the best off-the-beaten track museums in Shanghai

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Shanghai walks & tours

Shanghai Walks: Behind The Bund
Things to do

Shanghai Walks: Behind The Bund

Head off Shanghai's tourist path with our guided walk

Shanghai walks: The Old Town
Things to do

Shanghai walks: The Old Town

Get a taste of history and street food in the Old City

Shanghai Walks: Hidden French Concession
Things to do

Shanghai Walks: Hidden French Concession

Follow our walking route and find hidden gems in the centre of Shanghai

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Shanghai's best

Shanghai's 101 must-try dishes
Restaurants

Shanghai's 101 must-try dishes

From staple street eats to mind-blowing molecular gastronomy, here are the city's most brilliant eats for all budgets

Shanghai's best date-worthy bars
Bars

Shanghai's best date-worthy bars

Shanghai's top date night spots by budget, views and vibe

Shanghai's best brunches
Restaurants

Shanghai's best brunches

Top brunches in the city for every budget

Shanghai's best bathhouses
Health & Wellness

Shanghai's best bathhouses

Top 2 places in the city for a supremely relaxing experience

Best international restaurants
Visiting Shanghai

Best international restaurants

The very best restaurants in Shanghai for cuisines from around the world

Shanghai's secret gardens
Things to do

Shanghai's secret gardens

We pick some of the best green spaces to escape the crowds

Trips from Shanghai

The best Shanghai getaways
Travel

The best Shanghai getaways

The best short breaks in and around Shanghai for when you want to get away

Battle of the water towns
Travel

Battle of the water towns

Our guide to the best canal-side towns worth a visit around Shanghai

Pingshan getaway
Travel

Pingshan getaway

An extraordinary 'restoration' project in the foothills of Huangshan

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