China - Shanghai (Chapter)
This is the Shanghai chapter from Lonely Planet’s China guidebook.
You can’t see the Great Wall from space, but you’d have a job missing Shanghai. One of the country’s largest and most vibrant cities, Shanghai somehow typifies modern China while being unlike anywhere else in the land.
- stroll down the promenade in the Bund or raise an evening glass to phosphorescent Pudong
- load up on Chinese culture’s greatest hits at the Shanghai Museum
- admire the curvature of the earth from atop the Shanghai Tower or the Shanghai World Financial Center
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Sights, Activities, Tours, Festivals & Events, Sleeping, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping, Zhujiajiao.
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