When planning to relax in a particular place, tourists are advised to look at the map - there the areas of Shanghai are represented in 16 units plus 1 county. Shanghai districts include Pudong, Huangpu, Yangpu, Baoshan, Songjiang, Minhang, Jinshan, Zhabei, Changning and others..
Description and attractions of the main areas
- Huangpu: it is worth visiting the Shanghai Museum (numerous exhibits are presented in 3 exhibition halls and 11 galleries) and the Bolshoi Theater (it is recommended to admire the architecture of the building in the evening when the lights are on outside; the theater itself hosts performances, shows and international art events), go to Yu Garden Yuan (in 6 parts of the park, guests will be able to admire rare trees and plants, stone buildings, bridges and arches of bizarre shapes, relax by the ponds in which fish swim, walk through the promenade galleries and go to the book room), go on a cruise along the Huangpu River.
- Pudong: interesting by the TV tower “Pearl of the East” (it is recommended to take unique photos while standing on one of the viewing platforms that have a glass floor and are at an altitude of more than 200 and 300 m), an oceanarium (famous for its 120-meter tunnel; its inhabitants are representatives of the rivers and seas of the world; there is an area with Chinese aquatic inhabitants ), the Jin Mao skyscraper (consists of 88 floors), a terrarium (guests will be able to visit the reptile and amphibian zone, the valley of butterflies, the zone with fish; the inhabitants are allowed to touch and feed, and if desired, they can even be purchased), the Century Park recreation park ( it is recommended to visit in April-May, when competitions are held here, in the framework of which sculptures are created from bushes and flowers; for recreation, there are gazebos, lawns, cafes and several lakes). Since the Nanhui District was annexed to the Pudong District, guests can spend time here in the Shanghai Safari Park. There they will be able to walk or ride an electric car, observing wild animals and birds..
- Minhang: interesting by the water park (water attractions, a wave pool, a river simulating a tropical storm, evening entertainment are waiting for visitors), a ski complex (the ski slope consists of 3 segments; the ascent to the top is carried out on a special lift; 1 hour will cost 98 yuan, unlimited skiing and snowboarding - 198 yuan) and the ancient city of Chibao (tourists will get acquainted with Chinese architecture, ancient customs and national cuisine, see the temple “Seven Treasures” and visit the Cricket Museum; and you can come to the central square at 19:00, when those who wish are invited to repeat the dance steps after the instructor).
Where to stay for tourists
Shanghai is not deprived of accommodation facilities - on average, a room in 3-star hotels costs 200-250 yuan, in 4-stars - 300-800 yuan, in 5-stars - from 1000 yuan / day (many 4 and 5-star hotels can be found in the Jinan area). If you want to live close to the city's historical landmarks, the Huangpu area is perfect for accommodation..