As China's largest and most prosperous city, Shanghai is an international metropolis that draws travellers from around the world. Stroll past city sculptures along the Bund - a famous waterfront situated along the Huangpu River that's nicknamed a "Museum of International Architecture" because of impressive buildings lining the street. To view a classic Chinese garden in the city, the Yu Gardens are a must see. Shanghai's bustling markets are ideal for browsing for a wide range of local goods. This fast-paced, ever-evolving city offers an abundance of attractions and activities and is continuously offering new ways to enjoy Shanghai.
Port Name & Location Port of Shanghai. Your ship will dock in this port.
Time Zone CST (China Standard Time) UTC/GMT +8 hours
Language Local Language is Chinese
Currency & Shopping Local currency is the Renminbi Yuan (CNY)
Best Way to Get Around Take the free shuttle to the North end of The Bund (Riverfront boardwalk with restaurants, walking, some shopping). Grab a taxi to connect to the subway. Or plan a shore excursion.
Famous For Standing at 2,073 feet (128 stories), Shanghai Tower is China's tallest building and the second tallest in the world.
Fun Fact: Foodies Shanghai's street food offers an amazing variety of dishes and fast cooking techniques to savour, including delicious xiao long bao (soup dumplings) and famed shansi leng mian (eel noodles).
Fun Fact: Landmarks The Shanghai Grand Theatre – home to opera, the symphony, music concerts and other impressive acts – boasts one of the largest automatic stages in the world and is well worth a visit to see an incredible performance.