Shanghai, China

Modern Shanghai City Tour

with David Y.

David Y.

The Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall is located on the People's Square. It covers an area of over 0.4 hectare and rises 142 feet high. There are five floors above the ground and two underground. It opened to the public in 2000.

Shanghai People's Square is located at the very center of Shanghai and was the demarcation point of East Nanjing Road and West Nanjing Road. With Yan'an Gaojia Road in its south, Huangpi North Road in its west and Tibetan Central Road in its east, it is a flourishing place for people to look around.

Located in the center of Shanghai City south of Huaihai Zhong Lu, Shanghai Xin Tian Di has become an urban attraction that holds the historical and cultural legacies of the city. It is a fashionable pedestrian street composed of Shikumen and modern architecture style.

The well-known Bund is a must for visitors to Shanghai. Fifty-two buildings lining the narrow shoreline of the Huangpu River offer a living exhibition of Gothic, Baroque, Roman, Classic Revival and Renaissance architectural styles, as well as combinations of Chinese and Western styles.

Nanjing Rd., famed as “No I street in China”, is an epitome of Shanghai's history and culture, the 1,033-m long Pedestrian Walkway lies between the Bund and the People's Square. There are 600 shops on both sides of the walkway, the 100- year old ones, famous-brand ones, specialty shops of different trades.

With 88 stories reaching a height of 420.5 meters and 290,000 square meter construction area, Jin Mao Tower, which literally means "Gold Luxuriance Building" in Chinese, is a perfect combination of traditional Chinese architectural style and the world's modern architectural technology.

Pick up from your hotel lobby around 08:30am, then transfer to Shanghai City Planning & Exhibition Hall, which shows to people also to the world the achievements in Shanghai urban planning and construction development. Sightseeing about 1hour.

Then proceed to People's Square, which is one landscape style square which melts administration, culture, transportation, commercial elements. People's Square has become the political and cultural center in Shanghai since 1994, when it was rebuilt. Sightseeing about 40minutes.

Head to "Xintiandi" - something like Lan Kwai Fong in Hong Kong and Clarke Quay in Singapore. The brick buildings on these tow-square blocks have been preserved and tranformed into trendy clubs, restaurants and boutiques.

Lunch at a local restaurant(1.5hours).

After lunch,move on to East Nanjing Road, honored as "China's No. l Street", has become an all-weather pedestrian arcade. Shops and restaurants provide products and services with their own characteristics, making it an ideal place that integrates shopping, restaurants, amusement and sightseeing. Then walking to the well-known Bund,which is a must for visitors to Shanghai. Fifty-two buildings lining the narrow shoreline of the Huangpu River offer a living exhibition of Gothic, Baroque, Roman, Classic Revival and Renaissance architectural styles, as well as combinations of Chinese and Western styles(40minutes).

Continue to visit the new development zone in Pudong - Lujiazui, which is teemed with the futuristic, avant-garde buildings - Oriental Pearl Tower, Jin Mao Building, Bank of China Tower. Taking the elevator to the 88-storey Observation Deck of Jinmao Tower to have a bird's eye view of Huangpu River.

After that,our tour guide will transfer you back to the hotel. Service ends here.

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