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Shanghai for free

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Shanghai for free
With the abundance of parks and popular public areas in Shanghai, those who enjoy people watching will find plenty to do for little or no cost. The Shanghai Museum is one of the best deals in town, and charming neighbourhoods offer independent exploration for history and architecture enthusiasts.
Good for: Families, Groups, Seniors, Individuals
Seasons: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
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The Bund (Wai Tan)
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The Bund (Wai Tan)

The Bund is a symbol of Shanghai and an epitome of Shanghai's modern history.  From the Oriental Pearl TV Tower you can see the Bund. The... more »

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 2-3 hours
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Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan)
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Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan)

This elegant museum, opened in 1996, features eleven state-of-the-art galleries housing China’s international-standard exhibits of bronzes, paintings, sculpture, ceramics, jade and Ming and Qing dynasty furniture.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 2-3 hours
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Old French Concession
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Old French Concession

A residential area of Shanghai once designated for the French, the French Concession is popular with tourists and expats, and appreciated for its cafes, tree-lined avenues, and tudor houses.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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Riverside Promenade (Bingjiang Da Dao)
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Riverside Promenade (Bingjiang Da Dao)

The riverside walk along the Bund may be busy and crowded during the day, but with good reason - it's simply a must when in Shanghai for people-watching and getting a good feel for the city.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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