- This historic city at the crossroads of the Silk Road is famous for its Sunday animal market.
- The Capital of Sichuan Province is home to the Panda Reserve and Grand Buddha
- Dates back to 1000BC and hosts the outstanding Terracotta Worriors.
- The Great Wall, Forbidden City, Summer Palace, Tiananmen Square, Olympic Games and much more.
- The City of the old and the new earns its title as "Paris of the East" and is the top Shopping Centre too.
- Stunning limestone formations along the banks of the wonderous Li River.
- A captivating blend of Eastern and Western cultures, the perfect add-on to any tour.
Shanghai, the largest city in China, has fully embraced technology and modernity. The city exudes a cosmopolitan character, marked by contemporary urban living, futuristic skyscrapers, and a bustling financial district. Shanghai has become a hotspot of modern China, and is known as a progressive, enterprising city. Benefiting from economic reforms Deng Xiao Peng initiated in 1979, Shanghai’s resurgence in economic prosperity can be witnessed from the rapid developments in the Pudong New Area. Pudong is home to the city’s newest international airport, high-rise buildings and a vibrant urban area.
Shanghai hosted the World Expo in 2010. The Expo helped to further drive the city’s incredible growth and progress, drawing over 70 million visitors and tourists.
The famous Bund stretches for one mile along the bank of the Huangpu River in Shanghai and faces across to the modern Pudong district on the other side. Stroll along the colonial waterfront, where European architecture dominates. Once a small fishing village in the 1800s, Shanghai transformed into the most glamorous and cultured city in China in the 1930s and became known as the ‘Paris of the East’. The once sleepy village was transformed into a city of foreign influences as western powers such as Britain, France and the US took up autonomous concession zones in Shanghai. It soon became a significant industrial centre and trading port in China. Enjoy a cruise on the panoramic Huangpu (Hwarng-Poo) River and admire the stunning view of old and new Shanghai.
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