Shanghai, China’s largest city, offers many exciting sightseeing opportunities for travelers. Despite having a population of more than 24 million, this always busy city offers a number of quieter historic districts and places to visit alongside its many newer tourist sites.

Best known by its Anglo-Indian name of Bund (WΓ itan), the Zhongshan Lu is a lovely broad promenade running along the west bank of the Huangpujiang River.

To the northeast of the old town and laid out in 1559 is the splendid Yu Garden (YΓΉ YuΓ‘n).

The most impressive structure is the splendidΒ Hall of the Kings of HeavenΒ (Tian Wang Dian), notable for its statues of the four heavenly kings and two Shakyamuni sculptures.

Shanghai Museum remains China’s most important museum of classical Chinese art.

The splendidΒ Longhua TempleΒ remains one of the oldest religious sites in China.

A must-visit while in Shanghai is the 468-meter-tall Oriental Pearl Radio and TV Tower (Dongfang MΓ­ngzhuta).Β 

Nanjing Road (NΓ‘njing LΓΉ) is Shanghai’s principal shopping street.Β 

Built on what was once the city’s racecourse, the People’s Square (RΓ©nmΓ­n Guangchang) has been transformed over the years into Shanghai’s premier public space.

Tianzifang has been transformed into a fascinating arts and crafts destination.Β 

Sheshan BasilicaΒ (the National Shrine and Minor Basilica of Our Lady of Sheshan).Β 

Shanghai is not without its fair share of top-notch museums.

The China Art Museum (ZhonghuÑ Yìshù Gong) is the largest art gallery in Asia.

Shanghai Disney Resort, China’s second Disney venture after Hong Kong Disneyland Resort, opened to great fanfare and huge crowds in 2016 and shows every sign of being a massive success.

In a country that seems to build super-tall skyscrapers at a rate of knots, the Jin Mao Tower (Jinmoh Dusa) certainly manages to stand out.

Museum goers won’t want to miss the chance to visit the Shanghai Natural History Museum.Β 

Shanghai is one of China’s most modern cities. This leads to many people being attracted to it. Therefore there are many problems due to the amount of people in Shanghai. The Government is solving these problems very efficiently and effectively which means soon there will be no more problems. Since there will be no more problems I think Shanghai will use the money to expand their land which means they can gain more people so they can get more money so they can become one of the most modern cities in the world.

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