What to do in the capital of China
Shanghai, like many of the world’s capitals — an energetic and dynamically developing metropolis. Every year thousands of tourists come to enjoy the special atmosphere of the East. In addition to modern skyscrapers, Shanghai offers tourists many historical attractions. There really is something to see. But first choose the best hotel, and enjoy the views of the city. Find out Shanghai travel tips: where to stay and what places are must-see in the Chinese capital.
Where to stay in Shanghai
For starters, when planning a trip to the capital of China, you should take care of accommodation and choose the best hotels in Shanghai. It is a beautiful city with a rich history. Thanks to the developed cultural atmosphere and extended business contacts with many countries, it annually attracts thousands of people. Here everything is done for the convenience of the guests.
Renaissance Shanghai Yu Garden. Excellent service, facilities and food! In a five-star hotel, everything is on top. The location of the hotel is very good: up to the meter 200 meters, to the chic quay can be done in 20-30 minutes. In 2 minutes walk the old town with shops and restaurants. The hotel has everything you need for an idyllic holiday, including banquet halls, clubs, restaurants and a fitness center with a swimming pool.
This hotel is the most advantageous in terms of location and view from the windows to the skyscrapers, because the windows in the room occupy the entire wall. Such a spectacular view you will definitely remember. The hotel is quite expensive, from $ 120 per night, but it’s worth it.
InterContinental Pudong Shanghai. In the heart of the city is the Pudong district, where skyscrapers go far into the sky, and the hotels offer a wonderful view of the industrial part of the city. One such Shanghai Pudong hotels — five-star InterContinental Pudong Shanghai. It is located in the center, the main sights can be reached on foot. Service here at altitude. Book a room in such a luxurious hotel you can from 100 dollars.
Shanghai Disneyland Hotel. Each of us would like to return to your favorite fairy tale. The hotel is right between Disney Park and Disney Studio. The park is a wonder, a lot of fairy-tale characters, beautiful shows and parades.
The design is made in a thematic style at the highest level. Stairs, curtains, beds, doors and the staff itself are as if pulled out of some Disney cartoon. On a huge TV in your room will show the best Disney cartoons. The cost of living in fabulous conditions will be from $400 per night.
It should be noted that there are a lot of people in the park and queues everywhere, absolutely. In all restaurants there are huge queues, so think over your food in advance, but when booking you can get to any restaurant, the food is very high quality and tasty.
“Pearl of the East”. Due to its size, unique architectural design, the TV tower has become an interesting Shanghai attraction and the most amazing.
The first floor of the TV tower was given to the Museum of Shanghai History, where wax figures in interiors and eastern music recreate the life of the Chinese people. In the spheres of “Pearls” there are galleries and shops. In the lowest sphere, the entertainment center “Space City” operates. In the middle of the tower there is a hotel business complex, which includes 25 rooms for guests and conference rooms.
French Concession. This quarter is good for hiking, as if you get into a small part of France in the center of China, reminiscent of classical European architecture. Here many buildings have been preserved since the 30’s. The last century, old houses and villas were renovated. This is the restaurants, shops, and residential cottages. Dwelling in the greenery mansions in two and three floors are adjacent to the elite boutiques and fashionable restaurants.
From the Huanpi Nan Lu subway station, you need to go south for one block along Huaihai Zhong Lu and you are in the French Quarter.
Jin Mao tower. The Chinese city of Shanghai is also known as Eastern New York. The reason for this is its diverse architecture and a huge number of skyscrapers. But more interesting is that even in the most modern buildings, one can trace the philosophy and traditions of China, the most striking confirmation of which is the Jin Mao tower. Its name means “Golden building of success”.
The height of the building reaches 421 m, total of 88 floors, the last towers above the ground at 366 m. But the most interesting place is the observation deck on the roof of the architectural giant. It covers an area of 1.5 thousand square meters and can hold up to 1000 people at a time! It is from here that fantastic Shanghai panoramas open.
Mount Shushan. Mount Shushan (Sha) is a Shanghai highland, famous for its remarkable nature, fabulous landscapes and expressive bright interesting objects and Shanghai tourist attraction. These places attract tourists with wonderful mountains, thickets of bamboo forests and interesting monumental structures on top of the mountain. The original forest park area is located on a large area of North Songjiang in southwest Shanghai. There are many historical and cultural attractions, temples and monuments.
Every year in the parks of Mount Sha, various events and events are organized for the guests: the Lan Sung Festival, in September and November sand festivals are held, when the guests of the park will receive many positive emotions from contemplating sand sculptures created by artists from different countries.