Shanghai Travel Tips, China

    
 

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  • Club JZ
    If you want live jazz in Shanghai, this is the place to go. Club JZ was established by two jazz musicians as a sort o gathering place for jazz lovers, but since then it has blossomed into the best venue for jazz in the city, where you can [...]
    D: 3.4mi00
  • Bi Feng Tang
    Shanghai is one of those cities where you won't have to go hungry until morning if you feel peckish in the middle of the night. There's a lot of street food, and many stall are open until late, but sometimes you feel like sitting [...]
    D: 2.4mi10
  • Jingan Temple
    In Shanghai, ancient temples nestled between high-rise buildings are not an uncommon sight. Jingan Temple, a Buddhist temple built in the 3rd century is practically dwarfed by the sky-scrapers that surround it. It is a small-ish temple, but [...]
    D: 2.7mi00
  • Glamour Bar
    Most of Shanghai's glamorous bars are located on the Bund, and this one is as glamorous as you can get. Glamour Bar (very appropriately named) describes itself as the sexiest bar in Shanghai. They even have a dress code, so you probably [...]
    D: 0.5mi00
  • Shanghai Zhongshan Park
    Zhongshan Park is a generic name given to parks in China, and every city has at least one of them. Shanghai Zhongshan Park is not the best park in the city, but is it worth checking out in you happen to be in the area. The most interesting [...]
    D: 5.8mi00
  • Jade Buddha Temple
    There is no shortage of temples in Shanghai, and many of them are simply amazing. However, none of them can compare to the Jade Buddha Temple, dating back to the 19th century. The temple was founded when two jade Buddha statues were [...]
    D: 3.3mi00
  • Dongtai Lu Antiques Market
    If you are intending to pick up a few interesting things on your travels to China, then Chinese antiques are the best idea. Most of the time they are not cheap, but sometimes you can end up buying something really special and valuable.In [...]
    D: n/a00
  • Bistro Burger
    The name of this late night eatery might sound like some kind of cheap fast food chain imported from America, but it is far from that. Bistro Burger does serve burgers, but they're the most delicious burgers that you will probably eat [...]
    D: n/a00
  • Bar Rouge
    Shanghai's nightlife can be anything you want: classy, laid-back, fun or quirky, depending on where you go. In the case of Bar Rouge, what you get is pure glamor. The bar looks brand new and it is located on the 18th floor of a building [...]
    D: 0.5mi00
  • Shanghai Museum
    If you are interested in Chinese history, art and culture (or if you simply want a flash course in it), there is one place that you absolutely must not miss: the Shanghai Museum. You will need quite a bit of time to see all of it, so plan [...]
    D: 1.7mi00
  • Oriental Pearl Tower
    The Bund is one of the landmarks of the city of Shanghai, but it's hard to imagine the Bund without the Oriental Pearl Tower rising just opposite it, across the Huangpu River. The tower is a recent addition to the Shanghai skyline (it [...]
    D: 1.4mi00
  • The Bund
    The area around Huangpu river is where you can find several of the most interesting attractions in Shanghai. The Bund, as the waterfront is called, has been one of the main symbols of Shanghai for quite some time. It stretches from Waibaidu [...]
    D: 33.8mi00
  • Nanjing Road
    Shanghai is a shopper's paradise, of that is no doubt. Any shopping mall in this city would make a shopping addict go crazy with glee, but there's nothing better than Nanjing Road, if you ask me.  Nanjing Road is three and a [...]
    D: 2.7mi00
  • Yu Yuan Gardens in Shanghai
    When you think about China and gardens in the same sentence, the word that comes to mind is 'transquility'. But if that's what you think before visiting Yu Yuan Gardens, you will be sorely disappointed. Yu Yuan is anything but [...]
    D: 0.6mi00
  • Xintiandi
    Shikumen, or stone gate houses, used to be the norm in the past in Shanghai, but most of them were razed to the ground to make way for modern buildings. One of the only places in Shanghai where you can still see them in Xintiandi, were the [...]
    D: n/a00
  • The Bund of Shanghai
    You cannot miss this place. The Bund is the waterfront zone of the Western City (Pu Xi)and it is amazing, especially by night. You can see from here the buildings of both the old and new Shanghai. The TV Tower and the Jin Mao Tower (the [...]
    D: 1.6mi00

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Cheap flights to Shanghai

Recent Shanghai flights found by Travelgrove users

  • $700Asiana Airlines flight Asiana Airlines 
    FromToDepartureTime
    San Francisco, CA (SFO)Shanghai, CN (PVG)08/27/201401:10 pm
    Shanghai, CN (PVG)San Francisco, CA (SFO)10/15/201411:40 am
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  • $735Delta Airlines flight Delta Airlines 
    FromToDepartureTime
    Vancouver, BC (YVR)Shanghai, CN (PVG)10/29/201411:37 am
    Shanghai, CN (PVG)Vancouver, BC (YVR)11/04/201401:00 pm
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  • $803China Eastern Airlines flight China Eastern Airlines 
    FromToDepartureTime
    Toronto, ON (YYZ)Shanghai, CN (PVG)01/07/201503:25 pm
    Shanghai, CN (PVG)Toronto, ON (YYZ)04/05/201512:10 pm
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