Shanghai Tours & Sightseeing Highlights
Shanghai has lots to offer for both first-timers and re-visitors. Shanghai has become a paradise for both shoppers and diners. Shanghai is studded with restaurants from time-honored eateries to a vast assortment of restaurants serving French, Italian and Japanese cuisine. Famous dishes from every major school of Chinese cooking are served at old villa restaurants. Where to relax after a busy day or a week? Teahouses, bars, pubs, spas and golf resorts await you.
The Bund - Shanghai Puxi Landmarks
The Bund is a symbol of Shanghai. The Bund has dozens of historical buildings, lining the Huangpu River, that once housed numerous banks and trading houses from the United Kingdom, France, the United States, Italy, Russia, etc. The Bund houses 52 buildings of various architectural styles such as Romanesque, Gothic,Renaissance, Baroque, Neo-Classical,Beaux-Arts, and Art Deco. The buildings are harmonious in color and style, thus gaining the name of "Gallery of World Architecture". When night falls and the lights are on, all the buildings are lit with colorful lights, glistening and dazzling to the eye.
Huangpu River Cruise
The river cruise is an important traditional tourist item in Shanghai. The Huangpu River is the mother river of Shanghai. It symbolizes Shanghai and presents visitors with the cream of the city'S scenic sights on its banks. Here you will have a glimpse of Shanghai's past and look into the bright future of the city. Starting from the Bund the boat will bring you upstream to the Nanpu Bridge, turn around downstream to the Yangpu Bridge and all the way to Wusong Mouth, where the river meets theYangtzi, and then turns back.
The cuise company owns different kinds of cruise ships, wharves and a waiting lounge. The company offers boat trips to Wusong Mouth to see the Three Layer-Water, Yangpu Bridge , Nanpu Bridge , the cuise of the “Twin Dragons Playing with the Pearl ”, boat charter service and special cuisse as required by tourists.
Lujiazui - Shanghai Pudong Landmarks
The Shanghai World Financial Center is a supertall skyscraper in Shanghai. It is a mixed use skyscraper which consists of offices, hotels, conference rooms, observation decks, and shopping malls on the ground floors. Park Hyatt Shanghai is the hotel component containing 174 rooms and suites.This hotel becomes the highest in the world, surpassing the Grand Hyatt Shanghai on the 53rd to 87th floors of the neighboring Jin Mao Tower.
Opening in August, 2008, Shanghai World Financial Center has temporarily claimed the highest roof in China; the skyscraper's roof height is set at 492 m . There are 3 observation decks in Shanghai World Financial Center. The height of its lowest observation deck is 423 m (1,388 ft), on the 94th floor, the second is 439 m (1,440 ft) high, on the 97th floor, named " Observatory Bridge ", and the highest is 474 m (1,555 ft) high, on the 100th floor.