Shanghai is a big city which always attracts so many travellers coming from all over the world, like a huge magnet. Following is a guide for the people Shanghai day tour for the first time.
Shanghainese food is also known as Shanghainese cuisine, Shanghai local cuisine, and Authentic Shanghai Cuisine, mainly featured for its fresh, especially the fresh fish and shrimps, bright color, focus on original flavor. Boil eel, three yellow chicken, fried shrimp, Shanghai drunk crab, etc. are the typical local cuisine. Comes to Shanghai cuisine, we can not talk about the traditional food culture of Shanghai, which can be summed up as "elegant", from the dining environment to dining tools, and the most prominent example of this is one of seafood freshwater, crabs.
The noodle in Shanghai has its own characteristic, and the soup of Shanghai noodles flavors the light taste, delicious and refreshing. There are also some good noodle shops in some obscure alleys and streets. Shanghai snacks include steamed, boiled, fried, baked, many other varieties. Soup dumpling, Baiye, and Fried Gluten Puff are the three most popular snacks in Shanghai. Shanghai Chenghuang Temple Street, Yellow River (Huanghe) Road (Huangpu District), Yunnan Road (Huangpu District), and Wujiang Road (JingAn District), these streets are where you can eat many snacks.
Shanghai City Tour and Shopping Route
Xujiahui → Huaihai Road → People's Square → Nanjing Road → Super Brand Mall
Xujiahui - the famous "Four Diamond" (the East Building, the Grand Gateway Shanghai, the Pacific Department Store and Huijin Square) gathers in Xujiahui, as well as some Xujiahui subway underground malls.
Huaihai Road - more than 400 small boutiques to major department stores and shopping malls gathers here, such as Paris Spring, Times Square, Shanghai Square, Hong Kong Plaza, Pacific Department Store (Huaihai store), Parkson etc. the Shaanxi South Road and Changle Road next to it are also worth a visit.
People's Square - Inside there are some famous shops streets and IndyMac shopping centers, merchandise dazzling, enjoy the selection.
Nanjing Road - More than 100 old Chinese specialty shops and modern commercial buildings waiting for your visit.
Super Brand Mall - Here gathered prestigious foreign brands, global cuisine and a variety of entertainment. Super Brand Mall is also a great shopping spot if time and money permits.
Must Visit Tourist Attractions in Shanghai
The bund is landmark in Shanghai, it is a place you must go. Morning exercises and night view are the essence of the bund. If you can control your time, also if you can get up early, Go to the Bund in the moring. You will feel WOW.......take a deep breath of fresh air, amazing buiding on both side of pujiang river come into your sight, also you may see some people play TaiChi, some play sword, some running down. Both Shanghai and you may wake up with these activities. But if you can not get up early, night view of the bund is also very beautiful, you will not miss the beauty.
Yuyuan Garden, located in the center of old city, is recognized as a pearl of classical garden in Shanghai. Founded by Pan's Family in Ming Dynasty, it occupies an area of about five acres and has a history of more than four hundred years. It is said that Yuyuan Garden is specially built for Pan's parents to spend the rest of their life in a quiet and peaceful place. In Chinese, Yu means pleasing and satisfying and that why this private garden named Yuyuan after construction.
Yuyuan Garden can be divided into 6 main scenic areas, Sansui Hall, Wanhua Chamber, Dianchun Hall, Huijing Hall, Yuhua Hall and the Inner Garden. While you are walking in the garden, you can easily find lots of unique pavilions, rockeries, terraces and chambers, reflecting the ancient style of Chinese gardening art in Ming dynasty. As for the highlights of Yuyuan Garden, we should explore the Great Rockery, Exquisite Jade Rock and Sansui Hall respectively.