Shanghai is China’s largest city and an exciting mixture of old and new. Skyscrapers and modern building dominated on one side of the Bund, that river that divides the city, while you find old colonial buildings on the other side.

When to visit Shanghai

Shanghai is hot in summer and cold in winter.

Getting around Shanghai

Shanghai is divided into 18 districts. It’s a busy city but the metro network is being built out.


Going underground is usually the quickest and easiest way to get around town. However, be prepared to crowd with many people during rush hour traffic.

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