Attractions

What to see and do in Shanghai? Here are the top 50 must-see attractions in Shanghai including historical & cultural sites, museums, modern Shanghai, theme parks, flora & fauna, and shopping. Let’s start with a map of Shanghai’s top 50 attractions.

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Historical & Cultural Sites

The Bund
Address: Zhongshan East 1st Rd, Huangpu, Shanghai
Chinese name: 上海外滩
Chinese address 中山东一路5弄
Yu Garden
Address: 218 Anren St, Huangpu
Chinese name: 豫园
Chinese address 200010黄浦区安仁街218号
Former French Concession
Address: Puxi Central, Huangpu District
Chinese name: 旧法租界
Chinese address 200000黄浦区浦西中心
Sinan Mansions (part of the French Concession)
Address: Lane507 Fuxing Middle Road
Chinese name: 思南公馆
Chinese address 200000复兴中路507弄(思南路和重庆南路之间,复兴公园南门对面)
Xintiandi
Address: Large area beginning at Taicang Road, Huangpu District
Chinese name: 上海新天地
Chinese address 200021黄浦区太仓路181弄
Tianzifang
Address: Taikang Road, Huangpu District
Chinese name: 田子坊
Chinese address 泰康路
Jing’an Temple
Address: 1686 Nanjing West Road, Jing’an District, Shanghai.
Chinese name: 静安寺
Chinese address 上海市静安区南京西路1686号
Longhua Temple and Pagoda
Address: No.2853 Longhua Road, Xuhui District
Chinese name: 龙华寺
Chinese address 徐汇区龙华路2853号
Zhujiajiao Water Town
Address: Zhujiajiao North Street, Qingpu District, Shanghai
Chinese name: 朱家角古镇
Chinese address 上海市青浦区上海青浦区朱家角北大街
Shanghai Qibao Town
Address: Qibao Town, Minhang District
Chinese name: 上海七宝古镇
Chinese address 201101闵行区七宝镇
Shanghai Fuzhou Road Cultural Street
Address: Fuzhou Road, Huangpu District
Chinese name: 上海福州路文化街
Chinese address 200002黄浦区福州路
Shanghai City God Temple (Chenghung Miao)
Address: No.1 Yicheng Road, Huangpu District
Chinese name: 上海城隍庙
Chinese address 200010黄浦区邑城路1号
Shanghai Confucian Temple
Address: No.215 Wenmiao Road, Huangpu District
Chinese name: 上海文庙
Chinese address 200010黄浦区文庙路215号
Fengjing Ancient Town
Address: No.39 Xinfeng Road, Fengjing Town, Jinshan District
Chinese name: 枫泾古镇
Chinese address 201500金山区枫泾镇新枫路39号
Shanghai Old Street
Address: Fangbang Central Road, Huangpu District
Chinese name:上海老街
Guyi Garden
Address: No.218 Huyi Road, Nanxiang Town, Jiading District
Chinese name: 古漪园
Chinese address 201800嘉定区南翔镇沪宜路218号
Shikumen Residence
Address:  25, Lane 181, Taicang Road, Luwan District
Chinese name: 屋里厢-石库门博物馆
Chinese Address: 太仓路181弄, 近马当路
Grand View Garden
Address: 701 Jingshang Road, Qingpu District, Shanghai
Chinese name: 上海大观园
Duolun Road, Cultural Celebrities Street
Address: Hongkou District, Shanghai
Chinese name: 多伦路
Fuxing Park
Address: 516 Fuxing Middle Rd, Huangpu District, Shanghai
Chinese name: 复兴公园

 

Museums

The Shanghai Museum
Address: 201 Renmin Avenue, China
Chinese name: 上海博物馆
Chinese address 人民大道201号
Shanghai Science and Technology Museum
Address: 2000 Century Ave, Pudong, Shanghai
Chinese name: 上海科技馆
Chinese address 200000浦东新区世纪大道2000号
Jewish Refugees Museum
Address: 62 Changyang Rd, Hongkou Qu, Shanghai
Chinese name: 上海犹太难民纪念馆
Former Residence of Sun Yat-sen
Address: Address: 7 Xiangshan Rd, Shanghai
Chinese name: 上海中山故居

 

Modern Shanghai

Lujiazui & Pudong New Area
Address: Lujiazui, Pudong New Area (across the Huangpu River from the Bund)
Chinese name: 陆家嘴
Jin Mao Tower
Address: 88 Century Blvd
Chinese name: 金茂大厦
Chinese address 200121浦东世纪大道88号
World Financial Center
The Sky Walk — on the 100th floor
Address: Building 1, No.100 Century Ave, Pudong New Area
Chinese name: 上海环球金融中心
Chinese address 浦东新区世纪大道100号1座
The Oriental Pearl Tower
Address: 1 Century Ave, Pudong, Shanghai
Chinese name: 东方明珠
Chinese address 200120浦东新区世纪大道1号
Shanghai Tower
Address:  501 Yincheng Middle Rd, Lujiazui, Pudong New Area, Shanghai
Chinese name: 上海中心大厦
Chinese address 上海浦东新区卢家咀银城中路501号
People’s Square
Address: Wusheng Rd, Huangpu, Shanghai
Chinese name: 人民广场
Chinese address 200000黄浦区人民广场

 

Theme Parks

Shanghai Disneyland
Address: Chuansha New Town, Pudong New Area
Chinese name: 上海迪士尼乐园
Chinese address 浦东新区川沙新镇
Happy Valley of Shanghai
Address: No.888 Linhu Road, Songjiang District
Chinese name: 上海欢乐谷
Chinese address 201602松江区林湖路888号
Jinjiang Action Park
Address: 201 Hongmei Road in Shanghai
Chinese name: 锦江乐园
Oriental Land
Address: 6888 Qingping Gonglu, near Fuxing Lu
Chinese name: 东方绿舟
Chinese Address: 沪清平公路6888号, 近复兴路

 

Flora & Fauna

Shanghai Ocean Aquarium
Address: No.1388 Lujiazui Ring Road, Pudong New Area
Chinese name: 上海海洋水族馆
Chinese address 200120浦东新区陆家嘴环路1388号
Century Park
Address: No.1001 Jinxiu Road, Pudong New Area
Chinese name: 世纪公园
Chinese address 200120浦东新区锦绣路1001号
Shanghai Zoo
Address: No.2831 Hongqiao Road, Changning District
Chinese name: 上海动物园
Chinese address 200000长宁区虹桥路2831号
Shanghai Zhongshan Park
Address: No.780 Changning Road, Changning District
Chinese name: 上海中山公园
Chinese address 200042长宁区长宁路780号
Shanghai Wild Animal Park
Address: No.178 Nanliu Main Road, Pudong New Area
Chinese name: 上海野生动物园
Chinese address 201300浦东新区南六公路178号
Botanical Garden
Address: 1111 Longwu Lu, near Baise Lu, Xuhui district
Chinese name: 上海植物园
Chinese address: 徐汇区龙吴路1111号,近百色路
Changfeng Park
Address: 525 Zaoyang Lu, near Guangfu Lu, Putuo district
Chinese name: 长风公园
Chinese address: 普陀区枣阳路525号,近光复路
Chongming Island
Address:  Yangtze River, Shanghai
Chinese name: 崇明岛
Dongping Forest Park
Address: Beiyan Gong Lu Chongming Island
Chinese address: 崇明岛东平国家森林公园, 近北沿公路
People’s Park
Address: 231 Nanjing West Road, Huangpu District
Chinese name: 人民公园

 

Shopping

Nanjing Road Pedestrian Street and Nanjing Road
Address: Nanjing Road, Huangpu District
Chinese name: 南京路步行街
Chinese address 南京路步行街
Huaihai Road Commercial Street
Address: Huaihai Middle Road, Huangpu District
Chinese name: 淮海路商业街
Chinese address 200021黄浦区淮海中路
South Bund Soft Spinning Material Market
Address: No.399 Lujiabang Road, Huangpu District
Chinese name: 南外滩轻纺面料市场
Chinese address 黄浦区陆家浜路399号
APAC Yinyang Market
Address: Inside Kejiguan Station Subway Line 2, No.2002 Century Avenue, Pudong New Area
Chinese name: 亚太新阳服饰礼品市场
Chinese address 浦东新区世纪大道2002号地铁2号科技馆站内
Shanghai Wanshang Flower, Bird, Fish and Insect Market
Address: 417 Xizang Nan Lu, near Dongtai Lu
Chinese name: 万商花鸟市场
Chinese address: 西藏南路417号(近东台路)
Tianshan Tea Market
Address: 518 Zhongshan Xi Road
Chinese name: 天山茶城
Chinese Address: 中山西路518号(玉屏南路口)
Shanghai IFC Mall
Address: 8 Century Avenue, Pudong, Shanghai
Chinese name:上海国金中心商场
Chinese Address:世纪大道8号

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