Shanghai

China

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Cruises to Shanghai

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.

What you NEED TO KNOW

  • 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.

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Shanghai, China

12-Day Asia from Tokyo to Hong Kong: Taipei, Shanghai, Osaka & Shimizu

Enjoy more time to explore with 3 overnight stays. | Cruise East Asia on the renovated Norwegian Sun.
SHIP Norwegian Sun
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Tokyo (Japan);
Mount Fuji (Shimizu) (Japan); Kyoto (Osaka) (Japan); Shanghai (China); Naha (Okinawa); Ishigaki (Japan); Taipei (Keelung) (Taiwan);
DISEMBARK Hong Kong (China);
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