Shanghai is the financial capital of China. It is big and is the biggest city of the country. A financial gateway for major companies. The city is decorated with its historical evidences and of course modern high rises. aslo food and attractions are everywhere. travelling here is one of the unique experiences visitors can have.
Getting In & Around
Shanghai Pudong International Airport
40 km southeast, Maglev Train: CNY 50 takes 9 mins. Metro: CNY 3~10 depends on distance. Bus: CNY 20~30 depends on distance. Taxi: CNY 150~200.
Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport
15 km southwest. Metro: CNY 5. Bus: CNY 2~5 to city, depends on distance. Bus: CNY 20~30 depends on distance. Taxi: CNY 60~100.
Shanghai Railway Station
Major railway station, Trains across country and hong kong as well. Linked by public transport: metro and buses, Waiting rooms, toilets, luggage store are available ~CNY 10 /day.
40 km southeast. Maglev Train: CNY 50 takes 9 mins. Metro: CNY 3~10 depends on distance. Bus: CNY 20~30 depends on distance. Taxi: CNY 150~200.
South Railway Station
Another important station. High Speed trains to all major cities. Linked by public transport: metro and buses. Waiting rooms, toilets, luggage store are available for around CNY 10~20/day
West Railway Station
High Speed trains to Nanjing and few other cities. Linked by public transport: metro and buses. airport connection
Travelling in public transport is the best way to explore. avoid rush hours. Tickets are depend on travel distance. while buses are around *CNY 2, metro fares are CNY 3 or more. there are many ferry lines as well, costs are around CNY 2, Use Transportation card to get discount. CNY 20 for issuing the card. Recharge it to use. Visit website
Tickets: single ticket CNY 2*~10 depends on distance. 1 day pass CNY 18. 3 day pass CNY 45.
Shanghai Disneyland. Photo by gnxiong from Pixabay
See & Do
Jade Buddha Temple:
temple – buddhist | opening hours: 8 am-4.30 pm, tickets: ¥ 20, address: No. 170, Anyuan Road, Putuo District, Shanghai, Visit website
temple – buddhist | opening hours: 7.30 am-5 pm, tickets: ¥ 50 (free on new moon & full moon days), address: 1686 Nanjing W Rd, Jing An Si, Jing’an, Shanghai, China.
Jin Mao Tower:
skyscraper| opening hours: 8.30 am-10 pm, tickets: Adult: ¥120, Children ¥60, address: 88 Century Ave, Lujiazui Residential District, Pudong, Shanghai, China. phone: 021 5047 5101
Oriental Pearl TV Tower:
palace museum park church | opening hours: 8 am-10 pm, revolving restaurant: 11 am to 2 pm & 5 pm to 9 pm, tickets: Shanghai History Museum: ¥35, tower packages : ¥160-¥260 , address: 1 Century Ave, Lu Jia Zui, Pudong, Shanghai, China. phone: 021 5879 1888
amusement park | opening hours: 9:00 am to 8:00 pm, tickets: Adult: ¥399 (mon-fri) ¥575 (sat-sun, summers & holidays), Children: ¥299 (mon-fri) ¥431(sat-sun, summers & holidays), 25% off for children (3 to 11) and seniors, address: Anren Street, Huangpu District, Old City Shanghai. Visit website phone: 400 180 0000 (Mainland China), +86 21 3158 0000 (Other Country/Region)
skyscraper| opening hours: 8.30 am-9.30 pm, tickets:¥ 180. address: 501 Yincheng Middle Rd, Lu Jia Zui, Lujiazui Residential District, Pudong, Shanghai, China. Visit website
Shanghai World Financial Center:
skyscraper| opening hours: 9:00- 10:30 (last entry 9:30 pm), tickets: Observatory(100, 97 F) Adult: ¥180, Seniors & under 23: ¥120, Child: ¥90. Ocean by naked (94, 4F) Adult: ¥160, Seniors & under 23: ¥80. Observatory + Ocean by naked Adult: ¥220, Seniors & under 23: ¥160, Child: ¥130. address: No.100, Century Avenue, Pudong New Area, Shanghai China. Visit website. phone: 4001-100-555
Waterfront | opening hours: Open Area, tickets: No restriction, address: Zhongshan East 1st Rd, Wai Tan, Huangpu, Shanghai, China
neighbourhood | opening hours: Open area, Shops : 10am – 9pm (generally), address: 210, Taikang Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai.
garden | opening hours: 8:45 am – 5:30 pm, Closed: mondays, tickets: ¥40 (apr-jun,sep-nov), ¥30 (jul-aug, dec-mar), address: Anren Street, Huangpu District, Old City Shanghai. phone: 21 6326 0830
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