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China Tours – Travel to Shanghai

Visitors to Shanghai are not only dazzled by the modern metropolis and gateway to a developing China, but also by its unique blend of modern and traditional, east and west. Being the financial hub of China, Shanghai boasts of attractive sky scrapers on the North Eastern section in Pudong, while Puxi has some old styled architecture like gardens, museums, temples, and etc. This contrast just looks like an old city in a new city.

Shanghai is a busy and big city with plenty of tourism resources, each having its own distinct characteristic and wonderful places to visit. There are so many things to do and see in Shanghai, you will be amazed. Things to do in Shanghai including shopping on the famous Nanjing Road, climbing up Shanghai’s Oriental Pearl Tower or Jinmao Tower and getting thrilled with the fantastic view of the entire city on the top of either of them. The other places like the elegant Yuyuan Garden, the Shanghai Museum, the milk-white Jade Buddha at the Buddha Temple, the Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall and the ancient water town of Zhujiaojiao, which is called as “The Venice of the East” should not be missed on your Shanghai tour.

Getting around and staying Shanghai: As the most metropolitan city in China, Shanghai has fostered a comprehensive transportation network that incorporates land, sea, and air travel, as well as a convenient urban transportation system. More than 300 airlines serve the city, proving direct flights to more than 20 countries and regions. While in Shanghai, taxis, city buses, and sightseeing buses can bring you to any part of Shanghai with ease and convenience. Of course for visitors to Shanghai get to the popular spots during off-peak hours to avoid the flocks of traffics. Rush hour in Shanghai is from about 7:30 to 9:00AM, and then again in the evening from about 4:45-6:30PM. For staying in Shanghai, a wide range of hotels are available to accept the large number of visitors from China and abroad.

Nightlife and Entertainment in Shanghai: At night Shanghai is especially lovely when the lights are lit. When the neon lights are on in the evening, Shanghai comes to life. The nightclubs and bars are always booming in Shanghai. The Nightly Portman acrobatic show, the evening Huangpu River cruise are the most two evening entertainments for catering to tourists.

Shopping in Shanghai: Shopping in Shanghai has become an indispensable part of your china tour agenda. Shopping areas in Shanghai are clearly divided into “Four Streets and Four Cities”. The Four streets refer to Nanjing Road, Huaihai Road, North Sichuan Road and the Middle Tibet Road. The Four cities refer to Yuyuan Shopping City, Xujiahui, New Shanghai Shopping City and Jiali Sleepless City. Among these shopping areas, you can find a great variety of fashion accessories, local arts and crafts such as distinctive porcelain, filigrees, jade and ivory carvings, to name but a few.

Delicious local snacks and dishes: Shanghai local cuisine uses sugar as a main seasoning, and is partial to sauces. For traditional Shanghai cuisine, visitors are recommended to visit the Maylinge Restaurant, the Zun Pin Shao Cai Gong Fang Restaurant (near Jing An Temple), and the Paul Restaurant. Their most popular dishes are: Braised Yellow Croaker with Potherb Mustard, Pork Chop with Sour Plum and Puree of Lima-beans.

Recommended touring Shanghai and around:

Day 01: Shanghai

Be met and be transferred to your Hotel.

Day 02: Shanghai

Visit the Shanghai Museum and the TV Tower.

Day 03: Shanghai – Wuxi

Visit the Yu Garden, the Bund and the Nanjing Road, then drive to Wuxi.

Day 04: Wuxi

Visit the beautiful Yuantouzhu Park and the Xihui Park.

Day 05: Wuxi – Suzhou

Today you will drive to visit Tongli, one of the famous water towns. After the tour, you will drive to Suzhou.

Day 06: Suzhou

Visit the Lingering Garden and Fishing Net Garden. And then continue to visit the Silk Factory to get a general knowledge of how the beautiful silk is made.

Day 07: Suzhou – Shanghai

Today you will drive back to Shanghai to your next destination.



Source by Huiya Chen

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