Shanghai is an exhilarating and fashionable metropolis that epitomizes the philosophy of East meets West.
The classical art deco buildings on the Bund contrast with the contemporary architectural skyscrapers of Pudong towering above the city on the opposite banks of the Huangpu River.
Modern Shanghai is home to large scale shopping malls, luxurious brands found on the ever popular Nanjing Road, glitzy hotels and a fantastic restaurant scene.
The trendy and charming area of Xintiandi however retains the antique walls, tiles and exterior of the Shikumen housing of old Shanghai – nonetheless its interior offers a unique world of boutique shops, galleries, chic bars and cafes.
Not forgetting it’s colourful past, Shanghai also has many monuments and museums worthy of a visit along with picturesque water towns found on the outskirts of the city centre.
|Official Language||Mandarin, Cantonese|