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Shanghai is one of the well-known municipalities of China. The city has a population of about 24 million and is a global financial centre and world's busiest container port.
It is a city of skyscrapers and economic centers. The symbol of the city is considered to be the skyline in Pudong district, including the Oriental Pearl TV and Radio Tower, the Jin Mao Tower, the Shanghai World Financial Center, and the Shanghai Tower. But the city is rich in number of museums and historic buildings as well. The Old City and modern downtown Shanghai are now located in the center of an expanding peninsula, The name “Shanghai” literally means “Upon-the-Sea”.
Shanghai architecture is a mixture of different styles and decorations. The buildings rise in art-deco, neo-classic, western and classical Chinese styles. This gives the city and original shape and multicultural effect.
Shanghai trip planner organizes the holidays to Shanghai with all the highlights of the city. The tool includes the best itineraries, including the best things to do, tours, events and restaurants worth trying in Shanghai. The complete plans of your upcoming journey will be ready in some minutes.

Shanghai attractions and spots are diverse and include ancients temples, large parks and museums on one hand, and luxury hotels, restaurants, supertall buildings and observatories, on the other hand.
The favorite attractions include The Bund, City God Temple, Yu Garden, Shanghai Museum, Nanjing Road etc. All these above mentioned and much more are included in different ready itineraries, with smart solutions in distance, time and thematics.
The plans in trip planner page are flexible to any changes. You can add th spot you wish, remove the attractions, change the time in the plan and customize to your preferences. Moreover, the final plan can be downloaded and used offline.

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The Bund (Wai Tan)

The Bund or Wai Tan is an area in the center of Shanghai. It is situated next to the Huangpu River and is a popular waterfront space. It faces the skyscrapers of Lujiazui for which the area became a tourist attractions. Wai Tan collects 52 buildings of different architectural styles.

Yu Garden (Yuyuan)

Yu Garden is a Chinese open-air park in the northern part of the Old City of Shanghai. It was built 1559 by the royals as the Academy of Purity and Harmony. The area of the garden is 2 hectares and consists of 6 pieces; Sansui Hall, Wanhua Chamber, Dianchun Hall, Huijing Hall, Yuhua Hall and Inner Garden.

Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu)

Oriental Pearl is the TV and Radio tower of Shanghai. It was the tallest building in China till 2007 with its 468 metres height. Oriental Pearl is the most famous observatory in Shanghai. In total it has 15 observatory areas. There are also hotels, small shopping center, exhibition and a restaurant.

Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan)

Shanghai museum represents the ancient highlights of Chinese history and Art. Having one of the largest collection of ancient items and historical orientation, it is considered to be one of the China's first world-class modern museums, due to its facilities and quality of exhibitions.

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