With over 23 million in population, Shanghai is the largest city in China. It is a beautiful city with skyscrapers, artistic buildings, and historical sites. Pre-plan your itinerary before heading to China is advised.
Sitting in front of along the river Huangpu is the Shanghai bund. It is a popular stop for both locals and tourists. It offers excellent views of the city’s modern and historical buildings in one frame as a painting. The best time to visit the Shanghai Bund is in the evening.
Founded in 1952 Shanghai Museum was designed by a local architect in the shape of an ancient cooking vessel called “Ding”. Museum exhibits over 120,000 antique Chinese bronze, jade artefacts, paintings, furniture, and ceramics. It is truly a magnificent place to look at ancient Chinese culture and traditions closely.
Shanghai is home to several spiritual temples. One of the most important is the Jade Buddha temple. The temple features a standing Buddha statue and a reclining Buddha statue made of marble.
Another must stop “Yuguan Garden” that is over 400 years old. There are six separate areas that visitors can stroll with unique attractions in each section, and classical architecture can be seen throughout the garden.
When visiting Shenghai, make sure you have pre-planned when and where to go and know the correct name of the locations. Getting around in public transportation will be a tad difficult because the general population doesn’t speak nor has a good understanding of the English language. Most of the road signs and other names are in Chinese. If you are not prepared, you will be lost because Shanghai is crowded. It is best to book your holiday in China through a seasoned travel agent who knows the in and out with connections and great deals