Information, photos, and much more about Shanghai and its tourist attractions

Shanghai is the largest city in China and is known as a bustling, modern, cosmopolitan center of commerce. Though it doesn’t have the long history of cities like Beijing or Xi’an, its 20th- and 21st-century history is fascinating.


Chinese Name: 上海 (pinyin: Shànghǎi)
Population (2010): 23,019,148
Province: none (independent municipality)
Weather: very hot and humid summers; sunny, dry autumns; chilly, damp winters; warm, often rainy springs

Top Tourist Attractions in Shanghai

The Bund
Pudong New Area
Nanjing Road
Yu Garden
Shanghai Old Street
Shanghai Museum
Jing’an Temple
French Concession
Jade Buddha Temple