With most businesses and all schools remaining closed during the COVID-19 outbreak, the majority of folks have been staying indoors
to keep themselves occupied by streaming movies
and the like. Now you can add online city tours to the list of things you can do while waiting out the virus.
The Shanghai Culture and Tourism Administration recently announced its latest project, which aims to let people enjoy Shanghai's rich architectural and cultural history from the comfort of their own home. Several districts are offering various online tours showcasing their historical buildings – Jingan's Moller Villa, Xuhui's Historical Conservation Zone and much more, totaling several hundred buildings to view, along with blurbs on each building's history.
for a virtual tour of historical buildings in Jingan, or click here
for an audio tour of buildings in Xuhui (in English or Chinese). Scan the QR code below for a virtual tour of Huangpu's buildings.