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10 Things to do in Shanghai on a Layover

10 Things to do in Shanghai on a Layover

So you’ve got a layover in Shanghai? Don’t fret. We’ve got you covered. Whether you’ve lived in Shanghai for years, or are only staying half a day for a connecting flight, there is a wealth of attractions, dining options, and cultural experiences to check out in this modern metropolis. Here are 10 of our top recommended places in the city that you can consider next time you have a layover in Shang...

How to Spend a Layover in Shanghai?

How to Spend a Layover in Shanghai?

As an international big city, Shanghai is one of the main arrival/departure cities for China. It's a popular layover city, with direct flights to over 60 cities around the world. If you get a layover no less than 6 hours in Shanghai, you’re recommended to leave the airport and explore this charming city. Shanghai This article presents you with how to spend a layover in Shanghai from the foll...

Best Time to Visit Shanghai - Trippest's Shanghai Weather Guide

Best Time to Visit Shanghai - Trippest's Shanghai Weather Guide

The city of Shanghai, located on the central coast of eastern China, is the largest city by population in all of China, and the second largest in the world, with more than 24 million people living there.  It’s also a major financial and commercial hub, as well as a city with a rich history, having been settled over 6,000 years ago, and been a city for almost 800 years. It is home to some amazing t...

Shanghai Transportation - Trippest's Shanghai Travel Guide

Shanghai Transportation - Trippest's Shanghai Travel Guide

There are many and varied Shanghai transportation options, with hubs operating the Shanghai Metro, Shanghai Airports, and Shanghai Train Stations, along with taxis and bus lines throughout the city. Shanghai has very good public transportation systems.  These public transit options allow all the tourists and visitors, as well as locals, to easily get where they need to go.  This is especially impo...

4 Best Places to Stay in Shanghai

4 Best Places to Stay in Shanghai

Where to Stay in Shanghai? Shanghai is the largest city of China by population and known as the ‘Showpiece’ of China because of its Lujiazui Skyline, museums, and historic buildings and gardens such as the Bund, the City of God Temple and Yu Garden etc. Many foreign and local people travel to Shanghai to visit historical buildings, gardens, and museums. And because Shanghai has a large population,...

Shanghai’s Skyline, a Paradise of Skyscrapers with the City’s Tallest Buildings

Shanghai’s Skyline, a Paradise of Skyscrapers with the City’s Tallest Buildings

Shanghai’s skyline is the most spectacular and unique skyline in the world. It is also home to the tallest buildings in Shanghai, such as Shanghai Tower, the Oriental Pearl TV Tower, the Jinmao Tower, and Shanghai World Financial Center. Taking a cruise to admire the Shanghai skyline night view is one of the greatest experiences when you travel to Shanghai. It’s a good opportunity to feel the puls...

Shanghai Chinese Food and Recommended Shanghai Restaurants

Shanghai Chinese Food and Recommended Shanghai Restaurants

For people visiting the Chinese city of Shanghai, there are many, many dishes that are considered local favorites.  Ask any two people who live in Shanghai, and they’re likely to give you two totally different lists of favorite dishes and restaurants.  There are so many places to eat, so many cultural influences accumulated over the centuries, and so many new experiences to have that it can almost...

1 Day in Shanghai, a Detailed Travel Guide for You

1 Day in Shanghai, a Detailed Travel Guide for You

As the largest city in China, Shanghai offers thousands of things for travelers to experience, from historic sites to witnessing the lifestyles of southern Chinese people. Don’t be frustrated by its dull, tall buildings and fast-paced atmosphere. You’ll find enjoyment when you delve deeper into Shanghai’s corners and see the hundred-year-old architectural structures. Not sure how to start your tri...

Shanghai Night Views - Top 10 Places You Will Appreciate

Shanghai Night Views - Top 10 Places You Will Appreciate

Nighttime views are an essential highlight of Shanghai. Different from the diverse themes you’ll see in the daytime, the night in Shanghai is shining and colorful. Go ahead and visit the wonderful places we’ve listed below to appreciate what a night in Shanghai is really like. 1.    The Bund — a Living Architectural Museum Although every Shanghai travel guide recommends it again and again, the B...

Waitan (the Bund) - a Window of Shanghai, China, and Even the World

Waitan (the Bund) - a Window of Shanghai, China, and Even the World

Waitan (also known as the Bund) is regarded as a window of Shanghai that has witnessed historic changes in Shanghai and China. If you haven't been to the Bund, it's said that you haven't really been to Shanghai. The Bund is a highlight of Shanghai, and the architecture there is the highlight of the Bund. The structures witnessed the whole process of a small fishing village changing to an internati...

Top 10 Shanghai Facts You Should Know

Top 10 Shanghai Facts You Should Know

Shanghai is a young city compared with Beijing or Xi’an. Located in East China, it has now become the largest city in China as well as one of the best financial and cultural centers in the world. Young but full of passion, here are the top 10 Shanghai facts you should know if you want to understand this charming city. 1.  Where Is Shanghai? Shanghai is on the south bank of the Yangtze River an...

Top 5 Shanghai Dishes and Shanghai Street Foods

Top 5 Shanghai Dishes and Shanghai Street Foods

From a small fishing village to an international metropolis, almost everything seems to have changed in Shanghai. But, no matter how many years have passed by, you can find various delicious and authentic local foods while recalling your precious memories of old Shanghai. It doesn’t matter if you are a newcomer to the city because we have prepared a helpful list of the top 10 popular foods in Shan...

Shanghai at Night - a City That Never Sleeps

Shanghai at Night - a City That Never Sleeps

There is a very popular and famous song that includes the lines: "Night in Shanghai, night in Shanghai, you are a city that never sleeps. Bright lights, the car sounds, peaceful and prosperous song and dance". Shanghai's spectacular night views and charming night activities will make you feel intoxicated. How can you experience the beauty of Shanghai at night? Here are 10 tips for you. See Gorgeo...

10 Fantastic Things to Do in Shanghai

10 Fantastic Things to Do in Shanghai

Shanghai, located in the east of China, is a charming and vibrant city filled with large international companies, a colonial history, local markets, and skyscrapers. There are various ways to explore this energetic city, from its colonial past to the modern skyscrapers, from its high-paced city lifestyle to the peaceful lifestyle found in the water towns, and from the cultural attractions to takin...

Yuyuan Garden Shanghai - A Forest in the Bustling Shanghai City

Yuyuan Garden Shanghai - A Forest in the Bustling Shanghai City

Shanghai Yuyuan Garden is a quiet classic garden in the rustling and bustling Shanghai city. "Yuyuan" means happiness garden in Chinese. It was built for the owner's father to enjoy his peaceful late time of life, and so far it has a history of more than 400 years. Reasons to See the Yu Garden A forest in Shanghai's city center. Yu Garden is a typical Ming Dynasty's architecture that has a def...

Zhouzhuang Water Town - the Premier Water Town of China

Zhouzhuang Water Town - the Premier Water Town of China

Zhouzhuang Water Town is a small ancient town that was built in 1086. It is regarded as the "premier water town of China". Its name originated from a devout Buddhist named Zhou Digong who donated part of his own land and built temples for people to worship Buddha in. To commemorate him, the village's name changed to Zhouzhuang.  This small water town in South China is peaceful, authentic, and inte...

What to See in Shanghai?

What to See in Shanghai?

As soon as somebody mentions Shanghai, these words may appear in your mind: prosperous, multicultural, modernized, fashionable, luxury goods, and interesting. Why is Shanghai so charming, and what to see in Shanghai? Unlike Beijing or Xi'an, Shanghai can't boast about its long history or splendid attractions. However, this cosmopolitan city has a perfect blend of traditional Chinese culture and co...

Jinxi  - An Ancient Water Town Without Over Commercialization

Jinxi - An Ancient Water Town Without Over Commercialization

An original ancient water town, Jinxi, has a history of over 2,500 years. Unlike other ancient towns in China, Jinxi is quieter and more unique. 238 rivers and residences from the Ming and Qing dynasties (1644-1912) make the town more historic and authentic. Taking a relaxed stroll to capture the sound of the streams or experiencing the kindness of the local people will become your unforgettable m...

Zhujiajiao Water Town - an Exquisite Pastoral Ancient Chinese Town

Zhujiajiao Water Town - an Exquisite Pastoral Ancient Chinese Town

Zhujiajiao Ancient Town is named as "one of the four famous cultural towns of China". It has a history of more than 1,700 years and displays an atmosphere of a distinguished traditional Chinese pastoral lifestyle and profound cultural intensions. It is a small fan-shaped ancient town, which covers 47 square kilometers. Zhujiajiao Ancient Town seems like a beautiful pearl inserted into a landscape ...

Shanghai World Financial Center - a Financial Compass of the World

Shanghai World Financial Center - a Financial Compass of the World

Located in Pudong, regarded as "a compass of Shanghai, China, Asia, and even the world", the Shanghai World Financial Center is an information hub for the economy, cultural flow, and knowledgeable communication. Global players converge there to discover the freshest and most exciting financial information. The diverse functions of this skyscraper attract worldwide leaders and elites to gather ther...