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Top things to do in Shanghai - For a fascinating trip!

Shanghai is one of the main cities in China boasting prosperity and commerce. The city is a tourist hotspot due to its imperial, scenic and ancient attractions. Here is a list of the top things to do when in Shanghai.

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Admiring the skyline

The Bund is a place that is a must-visit when in this city. This is a place to head to if you want to admire the skyline, with its towering skyscrapers and colonial architecture. You can either choose to take a stroll here or hop on to the Huangpu River cruise in order to enjoy the view. Besides, if you're looking for service apartments in Shanghai for accommodation purposes, make sure to look into properties that are centrally located like Somerset Xu Hui Shanghai.

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Enjoying greenery at the Yuyuan Garden

A touch of green has the power to let us relax and destress. This is why studies recommend people to spend some quality time outdoors in green spaces. When in Shanghai, a visit to the Yuyuan Garden will qualify as a place that will rejuvenate you. On top of that, this is the only surviving garden of the Ming Dynasty. The amazing sceneries, bridges, pagodas and enclaves should all be visited for a fabulous time outdoors.

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Dining at the revolving restaurant

Head to The Oriental Pearl TV Tower which is a significant landmark of Shanghai. The tower also boasts of a revolving restaurant and hotel. But that's not it, you can also witness panoramic views of the Metropolis when you choose to come here. The building has eleven spheres, three legs, and fifteen observation levels. It is well equipped to give you an entertaining evening.

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Bird's-eye view of Shanghai

If you still want to witness more views of the metropolis from a good vantage point, then you'll have to head to the Shanghai Tower which is the tallest building in this country and the second in the world. The place is becoming increasingly popular because of the epic bird's eye view that it gives one of the city. That's not the last draw, it is also equipped with the world's fastest elevator that takes one to the 119th floor in a jiffy.

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Nanjing Road

To experience the local lifestyle, Nanjing Road will be a good place to start. Besides if you want to get any shopping done in Shanghai, this is the ideal place for just that. This famous road is often compared to New York's Fifth Avenue. If it's got a reputation like that, you know you must visit it no matter what! And guess what? The buildings here boast of excellent architecture ranging from modern to colonial. If you an avid architecture fan, then this is the place to be for you.

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Zhujiajiao

The Zhujiajiao Water Town is only an hour away from the CBD here. This pace is a must-visit. When in here, you can take a walk around to witness fascinating bridges, canals, and some architecture. This is an old water town that deserves to be admired. You can also explore the area via a ferry or boat. The choice is yours.