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Top Things to Do in Shanghai

Shanghai is overflowing with featured fun activities and things to do.

To make your trip in Shanghai more colorful, to help you enjoy discover more aspects of Shanghai, we carefully selected the top 3 things to do in Shanghai - cruise on Huangpu River, experience the fast maglev train and enjoy Shanghai acrobatic show. All the following activities will entertain you to the fullest.

Top 3 Featured Activities in Shanghai

No.1: Huangpu River Cruise

Huangpu River is the mother river of Shanghai. If you have time, you could take a 3-hour cruise along the Huangpu to the mouth of the Yangtze River and cruise back. There are also shorter cruises, taking about half an hour or 1.5 hours. You could choose from morning cruise, afternoon cruise and night cruise. Taking a leisurely Huangpu River cruise, visitors could have better view of the Bund and Pudong New Area. You’ll past Nanpu Daqiao, Shanghai Financial World Center, Jinmao Tower, Oriental Pear TV Tower, Suzhou Creek and Waibaidu Bridge and more sites.

Huangpu River Cruise

Huangpu River Night Cruise

No.2: Experience Fast Maglev Train

Shanghai is the only city in China to experience the fastest maglev train.

The train line extends about 30 km from Longyang Station, Subway Line 2 in the west to Pudong International Airport in the east. It is very fast and easy to transfer between Shanghai Pudong International Airport and downtown Shanghai. It only takes 8 minutes. The maglev train service runs from 06:45 to 21:30 at 15-minute intervals.

Shanghai Maglev Train

Experience Fast Maglev Train

No.3: Enjoy Acrobatic Show

When visit Shanghai, add the stunning acrobatic show into your nightlife in Shanghai. Shanghai acrobatic show is one of the oldest performing arts in China, combined fascinating history, traditional Chinese martial arts and stunning special effects. Visitors could enjoy a lot of exciting programs with countless near-impossible feats of flexibility, strength, endurance and sheer will-power during the show. The awesome performance will make you astonished and amazed.

Shanghai Acrobatic Show

Enjoy Shanghai Acrobatic Show


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