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            • teamLab Borderless

              • Address
                Bldg. C-2, 100 Huayuan Gang Lu, near Bansongyuan Lu
                花园港路100号C-2号楼, 近半淞园路
              • Phone
                6323 2225

              A futuristic wonderland of a museum, by Japanese digital art collective teamLab. Inside, it's a fantasy world spread across many rooms, with endlessly changing and interactive projections creating a disorienting trip akin to that bit in 2001: A Space Odyssey where... Read more

            • South Bund Fabric Market

              • Address
                399 Lujiabang Lu, near Nancang Jie
                陆家浜路399号, 近南仓街
              • Phone

              The famous Shanghai "Fabric Market" is home to hundereds of tailors and seamstresses, and is the city's prime destination for bespoke clothing garments. If it can be stitched and sewn, they can do it for you at the South Bund Fabric Market. Payment is mostly in... Read more

            • Shanghai Botanical Gardens

              • Address
                947 Longwu Lu, near Baise Lu
                龙吴路947号, 近百色路
              • Phone
                5436 3369

              The Shanghai Botanical Gardens cover over 200 acres (81 hectares) and are home to a variety of flora and fauna including a collection of spectacular orchids. Tickets are 15rmb unless you're interested in the Bonsai Garden in which case you'll have to pay extra. Read more

            • M50 Art District

              • Address
                50 Moganshan Lu, near Changhua Lu
                莫干山路50号, 近昌化路
              • Phone

              50 Moganshan Lu, better known as M50, is Shanghai's most famous "gallery district," home to over 50 gallery spaces in Shanghai, and offers a cross-section of emerging Shanghainese and Chinese artists, working in a wide range of styles and mediums. Great for a day's... Read more

            • Dino Beach

              • Address
                78 Xinzhen Lu, near Gudai Lu
                新镇路78号, 近顾戴路
              • Phone
                6478 3333

              As Shanghai's only water park, Dino Beach has the distinction of being one of city's top summer destinations. The park boasts a huge wave pool (apparently Asia's largest), numerous water slides, kiddie pools, concession stands serving Western fast food fare, and a... Read more

            • Shanghai Ocean Aquarium

              • Address
                158 Yincheng Bei Lu, near Lujiazui Huan Lu
                上海海洋水族馆, 银城北路158号, 近陆家嘴环路
              • Phone
                5877 9988

              A popular attraction for visiting and local families, the Shanghai Ocean Aquarium is the largest and most varied in China, and home to some 10,000 varieties of sea creatures, as well as the longest underwater tunnel in the world. Jellyfish, giant sting rays, sharks,... Read more

            • Shanghai Disney Resort

              • Address
                310 Shendi Xi Lu
              • Phone
                2099 8002

              The wonderful, fabulous land of the Mouse, it's Shanghai's own slice of the Disney universe. This is the greater area, inside which you'll find Shanghai Disneyland Park, featuring the largest Disney castle in the world, as well as the hotel, and Disneytown, the... Read more

            • Museum of Contemporary Art Shanghai

              • Address
                People's Park, 231 Nanjing Xi Lu, near Huangpi Bei Lu
                人民公园, 南京西路231号, 近黄陂北路
              • Phone
                6327 1282

              The best part of the Museum of Contemporary Art Shanghai (MOCA) is the prime location smack dab in a lovely green portion of People's Square. Sunlight and panoramic views pour in through the museum's floor to ceiling glass walls. International exhibitions are the... Read more

            • JW Marriott Tomorrow Square

              • Address
                399 Nanjing Xi Lu, near Huangpi Bei Lu
                上海明天广场万豪酒店 南京西路399号, 近黄陂北路
              • Phone
                5359 4969

              The JW Marriott Shanghai has laid its mark on Shanghai in spectacular fashion. Located within one of the city's signature building (Tomorrow's Square), and within walking distance of People's Square and East Nanjing Road, the Marriott is ideally located for some of... Read more

            • Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau

              • Address
                1500 Minsheng Lu, near Yingchun Lu
                民生路1500号, 近迎春路
              • Phone
                2895 1900

              The Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau handels all visa applications for Foreigners and Locals traveling abroad. Visa extensions and work visa applications are processed only here. Expect long waiting lines. Read more

            • Shanghai Museum

              • Address
                201 Renmin Da Dao, near Huangpi Bei Lu
                上海博物馆, 人民大道201号, 近黄陂北路
              • Phone
                6372 3500

              The top of the Shanghai Museum is shaped like an ancient Chinese cooking pot, so it should be tough to miss. Eleven galleries spread over four floors offer an artistic historical tour of the Middle Kingdom dating from as far back as 20 centuries B.C.E. Jade, Ming and... Read more

            • China Art Museum

              • Address
                161 Shangnan Lu, near Guozhan Lu
                上南路205号, 近国展路
              • Phone
                400 921 9021

              A vast art museum, housed in the former Chinese Expo pavilion over in Pudong. Works on display span modern and contemporary periods, and there's also a steady rotation of temporary exhibitions, including lots from abroad. Good to know: it's free to get in, but you... Read more

            • Science & Technology Museum

              • Address
                2000 Century Avenue, near Jinxiu Lu
                世纪大道2000号, 近锦绣路
              • Phone
                6862 2000

              This is Shanghai's main science museum and it's a good day out, especially if you have kids. It's split into two wings, one of which is full of slightly moth-eaten stuffed animals, the other with interactive exhibits about computing, robotics, cells, space travel and... Read more

            • Shanghai Zoo

              • Address
                2381 Hongqiao Lu, near Yingbin Yi Lu
                虹桥路2381号上海动物园, 近迎宾一路
              • Phone
                6268 7775

              Shanghai Zoo was once named Xijiao Park when it was built in 1954. It is the second largest city zoos of China, the home of over 6,000 animals, including pandas, Yangtze alligators and other rare breeds. Conditions are... let's say they're not exactly world-class. In... Read more

            • Hotel Indigo Shanghai on the Bund

              • Address
                585 Zhongshan Dong Er Lu, near Fuxing Dong Lu
                中山东二路585号, 近复兴东路
              • Phone
                3302 9999

              Hip boutique hotel from the Intercontinental Group with 184 rooms (including 23 suites), smack on the south Bund riverfront. Read more

            • Jewish Refugee Museum

              • Address
                62 Changyang Lu, near Zhoushan Lu
                长阳路62号, 近舟山路
              • Phone
                6541 5008

              There's not loads to see in this former synagogue, but if you're interested in the lives of the 30,000 Jewish refugees who settled in Shanghai before and during the Second World War, this is the place to go. There are two permanent exhibits with artifacts from the... Read more

            • Hyatt on the Bund

              • Address
                199 Huangpu Lu, near Wuchang Lu
                外滩茂悦大酒店 黄浦路199号, 近武昌路
              • Phone
                6393 1234

              Considered site to some of the best views of the Shanghai skyline, the Hyatt on the Bund has made a big impression on the city's hotel scene. The hotel is in a good spot for many of Shanghai's top tourist spots including Xintiandi, the Shanghai Grand Theatre and... Read more

            • M2 Adventure

              • Address
                739 Julu Lu, near Xiangyang Bei Lu
                巨鹿路739号, 近襄阳北路
              • Phone
                186 0170 6814

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            • Consulate General of France

              • Address
                Tower A, 18/F, 1055 Zhongshan Xi Lu, near Hongqiao Lu
                中山西路1055号A栋18楼, 近虹桥路
              • Phone
                6010 6300

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            • The Peninsula Shanghai

              • Address
                32 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, near Beijing Dong Lu
                中山东一路32号, 近北京东路
              • Phone
                2327 2888

              The Peninsula Shanghai represents a return to China for the Hong Kong-based five-star hotel chain. Their HK flagship is one of most legendary hotels in the world, a grand ole dame overlooking the harbor. For Shanghai, they've built a colonial-looking building from... Read more