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Shanghai is the largest city in the most populous country in the world, the People’s Republic of China. With a population of over 24 million, Shanghai is one of China’s and the world’s most well-known cities. Sitting along the Huangpu River, the city boasts both colonial and futuristic buildings and a stunning skyline along the waterfront. Attractions include the Oriental Pearl Tower, the Jade Buddha Temple, Yu Garden, and much more.

Areas to Explore

Yu Garden

Yu Garden, a classical garden in downtown Shanghai, boasts a history of over 400 years. Featuring lovely streams and pavilions, it's reputed to be the most beautiful garden south of the Yangtze River. The Yu Garden is built beside the Temple of the City God and is surrounded by shops, restaurants, and temples.

Shanghai History Museum

Located in the center of Shanghai at the People Square, Shanghai History Museum is a large museum of ancient Chinese relics. The eleven museum galleries include ancient bronze, ceramics, paintings, calligraphy, sculpture, jade, coins, and furniture.

The Bund & Pearl Tower

The Bund is a one of Shanghai’s most famous landmarks. With the Huangpu River on one side and grand hotels, banks, offices and clubs on the other, the Bund was the heart of colonial Shanghai.

The Pearl Tower is located across from the Bund in the Pudong area. The Oriental Pearl TV Tower offers astounding views across the city and is one of the tallest buildings in China.

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