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Top 10 places in Shanghai

Our app features the history of 60 monuments and great sites including places to discover Shanghai. Here is a selection of the top 10 monuments of the city, with an extract of the texts available in the application and written by our teams of specialists. For full content, download our Android and iPhone Guide and start creating your travel journal for your stay at Shanghai

Visit The Bund

The Bund

This is the name of the pedestrian promenade that runs along the east bank of the Huangpu River. Its name means muddy bank in Anglo-Urdu; The Chinese call it Waitan: the bank of strangers. It is 1.5 km long, runs parallel to Zhongshan Road and runs from Yan'an Road to Waibaidu Bridge .... Read more

Visit Temple of the Jade Buddha

Temple of the Jade Buddha

It is the most important Buddhist temple in Shanghai. During the reign of Emperor Guangxu (1875-1908), the monk Huigen made a pilgrimage to Tibet and continued his journey to Burma. There, a Chinese expatriate donated two jade statues: a seated Buddha 2 meters high, weighing 3 tons and encrusted... Read more

Visit Museum of Shanghai

Museum of Shanghai

It is a beautiful museum of ancient Chinese art, founded in 1952; The original modern building in which it is located dates from 1996. It has 5 levels and a total area of ??4 ha. It was designed by Xing Tonghe, and it has the shape of an ancient bronze cauldron, a ding; It has a round roof and ... Read more

Visit People's Square

People's Square

This huge 14-hectare square was built on the site of the former hippodrome which existed until 1949. It has a large park in the center and is lined with many buildings of various sizes, some of which are public buildings : Museum of Contemporary Art, Shanghai Grand Theater, Town Hall, Exhibition... Read more

Visit The Grand Theater of Shanghai

The Grand Theater of Shanghai

It is a very original building, with a very large parabolic roof that overflows on both sides. It was designed by Arte Charpentier, a French architectural firm, and was opened in 1998. Three stairwells separate 4 parts of the building and penetrate the roof, which still has other facilities.... Read more

Visit Garden Yu

Garden Yu

This garden was laid out in 1577 during the Ming period by Pan Yunduan for his father Pan Men, Minister of the Emperor. This garden, the most prestigious and extensive, but also the most expensive in Shanghai, caused the ruin of the Pan family. Subsequently, the garden was improved by its... Read more

Visit Pearl Tower

Pearl Tower

This television tower located in the Lujiazui district was built between 1991 and 1995 on the plans of Jia Huan Cheng; It has a height of 468 meters. The architect drew his inspiration from a poem by Bai Juyi written in the Tang Dynasty, a poem that evokes the sound produced by pearls falling on ... Read more

Visit Shanghai Museum of Natural History

Shanghai Museum of Natural History

This museum was founded in 1956 and is one of the largest natural history museums in China. Since 2015, it is housed in a magnificent building built to house it in the Jing'an sculpture park; It has an exhibition space of 4 ha. This very original design building designed by Perkins and Will... Read more

Visit Pudong

Pudong

This part of the city houses the business district of Lujiazui; It is separated from the city center by the Huang Po River and contains nearly 5 million inhabitants. In 1990, the Pudong district was abandoned, including former abandoned shipyards, old hangars and rice farmer's huts.... Read more

Visit Temple of Jing'an

Temple of Jing'an

The Temple of Peace and Tranquility is a Buddhist temple founded in 247 during the period of the three kingdoms in the kingdom of Wu. The first building was first located near the Wusong River and then a new temple was built In 1216 under the Song Dynasty at the present location. This temple was... Read more

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