Shanghai for First Time Visitors

Shanghai for First Time Visitors, Shanghai, China (B)

Shanghai was the first Chinese city I traveled to and I honestly didn’t know what to expect. Ten years ago, even though the city wowed me with its architecture, food, and art scene, navigating the city was a bit of a challenge. In recent years, as the city continually improves its infrastructure, it has become incredibly easy to take the subway to different neighborhoods and high speed trains to other cities throughout China. Across the Huangpu River, even more futuristic skyscrapers have been built in the glitzy Pudong Lujiazui financial district, making Shanghai’s skyline look like it’s in the year 3000!

Shanghai is the perfect city in China to explore if you are a first time visitor to the country. It’s easy to get around via the metro system within the city, and Hongqiao railway station connects you to other Chinese cities. If you’re buying or collecting tickets at the station counter, you’ll need to show your passport as a form of identification. Make sure you have it handy and don’t make the same mistake I did! ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Shanghai for First Time Visitors
Guide Location: China » Shanghai
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Heather Teoh
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Yuyuan Garden
  • Starbucks Reserve Roastery
  • People’s Park
  • The Museum of Contemporary Art
  • The Bund
  • Astor House Hotel
  • Peace Hotel
  • Shanghai Tower
  • Jin Mao Tower

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