Shanghai Attractions

November 4, 2009 by  
Filed under Shanghai City


Shanghai Bund

As one of the must-see places in Shanghai, the Shanghai Bund is regarded as one of the renowned landmarks in Shanghai. It is surrounded by about 50 various buildings of different architectural styles including Gothic, Baroque, Romanesque, Classicism and the Renaissance.


City God Temple

The City God Temple, also called Chenghuang Temple, was built in the fifteenth century during the Ming Dynasty. It is a Taoist temple which is composed of many halls such as the Grand Hall, Middle Hall, Bedroom Palace, Star Gods Hall, Yama Palace, Xuzhen God Hall.


Shanghai Museum

The Shanghai Museum was first open to the public in December 1952. It possesses a collection of 120,000 pieces which accounts for almost half of China’s total collection. With eleven galleries and three special temporary exhibition halls, it is highly acclaimed internationally.


Nanjing Road

Nanjing Road is regarded as the first commercial road in Shanghai. It stretches 5.5 kilometers from the Bund in the east, to the junction of Jingan Temple and Yan’an West Street in the west, with Shanghai’s center point People’s Square in the middle.


Jade Buddha Temple

Located at 170 Anyuan Road, Jade Buddha Temple is the most famous Buddhist temple in Shanghai. It includes the Hall of Heavenly King, Mahavira Hall, Jade Buddha Hall, Reclining Buddha Hall, Kwan-yin Hall, Bronze Buddha Hall, Buddhism classrooms, guest rooms, religious offices, and a dining hall for monks.


Yuyuan Garden

Located in the heart of Shanghai’s Old City, Yuyuan Garden is one of the few existent old tourist places in Shanghai. It is the most famous garden in Shanghai and has a long history which can date back to the Ming Dynasty (1368–1644) .


The Oriental Pearl TV Tower

The Oriental Pearl TV Tower is the world’s Fourth-tallest TV tower. It lies in the tip of Lujiazui in Shanghai’s Pudong District on the eastern shore of the Huangpu River, facing the classic beauty of the Bund.

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