Top Things to Experience in Shanghai

Top Things to Experience in Shanghai

The whole world is returning back to normal tourism again, and the government of Shanghai has finally decided to start approving tourists for a China visa.


This is a calculated risk taken by the government to bring the tourism industry back on its feet, and it’s expected that this will attract tourists from all across the globe. 


So if you’re looking to visit China, here are some awesome things that you can see and experience when you’re in the exciting city of Shanghai!

The Skyline

In Shanghai, the one thing that will absolutely blow you away is the amazing skyline.


The city of Shanghai is filled with modern skyscrapers of all different types of designs and architecture.


If you’re staying on a higher floor in a hotel in Shanghai then you will not be able to stop admiring the beautiful city.


To experience the skyline and city lights from afar, you can take a fun night cruise along the Huangpu River.

Huangpu river

Yuyuan Garden

This is one of the oldest gardens in Shanghai, in existence since the Ming Dynasty.


The garden is quite colorful filled with grass, trees, and flowers, plus it has decorated bridges, intimate enclaves, historical pagodas, and interesting dragon decorations.


If you’re visiting the Yuyuan garden, try to go during off hours because this garden is a popular attraction for both locals and tourists, so it’s almost always crowded.

Yuyuan garden

View of Shanghai from the Oriental Pearl TV Tower

The Oriental Pearl TV Tower is one of the main attractions of the city of Shanghai, and the coolest thing about it is that it keeps revolving!


You will enjoy an awesome view of the city of Shanghai from the Space Module which is the highest observatory level at about 1148 feet above ground.


This building has a total of 15 observatory levels, 11 spheres, and 3 legs.


You can also experience different types of artifacts up close that are exhibited on display at the Shanghai Municipal History Museum.

Oriental Pearl tv tower

The Shanghai Tower

The Shanghai Tower is currently the highest building in the entire country of China and also the second tallest building in the entire world.


Visitors can go up the whopping 119 floors in the building and take a look at the city of Shanghai from up above.


It’s one of the most beautiful places to visit in the city and the perfect spot to admire the skyline of Shanghai.


Also, for the thrill-seekers out there, this building is also known for having the fastest elevator in the world!

Shanghai tower

Shop at Nanjing Road

There is nothing more fun than to experience shopping like locals do and the Nanjing Road in Shanghai is one of the places that attracts lots of tourists looking to experience the authentic local culture.


This is a sprawling street market full of just about everything, including tons of local street foods to try, and it’s the ideal place to buy some souvenirs from your trip!

Nanjing road

So if you’re thinking of traveling to Shanghai, now is a great time to do so since the government has just started to approve visas again.


There are plenty of great hotel deals to choose from and you can experience the most beautiful city in China - even on a budget.


Make sure to apply for your visa immediately and then start planning your trip!