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1) Visit the Exquisite Yu Garden

Yu Garden is a classic Chinese garden in the bustling city of Shanghai. The expensive garden occupied two hectares (five acres) of land and is filled with a beautiful array of ancient rocks, colourful plants and flowers, arched bridges, and goldfish ponds for your viewing pleasure.


2) Shop at Nanjing Road

There’s a saying that goes “You have not been to Shanghai unless you go to Nanjing Road.” Nanjing Road is one of the busiest shopping streets in the world and is the main shopping street in Shanghai. There is a large variety of shops and malls along this famous street where you can shop to your heart’s content.


3) Try the Famous Soup Dumpling (Xiao long bao)

Xiao long bao is a must-try for food lovers who visit Shanghai. Also known as Soup Dumpling, this scrumptious dumpling, which originated in Shanghai, is readily available in popular restaurants and can even be found in small food stalls in Shanghai.


4) Soak in the Atmosphere at Xin Tian Di

Xin Tian Di is a popular eating and entertainment district in Shanghai with a blend of old and new architecture. This area houses international galleries, stylish bars, boutiques, and themed cafes, providing places of leisure, relaxation, and entertainment for locals and tourist alike.


5) Enjoy the View at The Bund

The Bund is a waterfront district located in central Shanghai and it is one of the most famous tourist destinations in Shanghai. The Bund is known for its 19th-century European-style buildings and its beautiful night light scenery overlooking the waterfront.



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