Best Places You Must See in Shanghai

Shanghai is an amazing city with an endless amount of “hot spots” to visit. Scroll down below for our top picks of what we think are the best places you must see in Shanghai. 

Best Places You Must See in Shanghai

Whether it’s a trip over to a tourist attraction, restaurant or market, there is no shortage of options for you to put into your itinerary. Trust us – we hand picked 60 different tours (just in Shanghai) and attractions you can book through our website.

But if you only had 24 hours in Shanghai, where would you go and what would you do?

Well, some of us here at ChinaClickGo are “locals”. If we’ve got visitors, these are the places we would take them to or tell them they should see if they have such a short trip.

1 | The Bund 

Best Places You Must See in Shanghai

The most beautiful skyline – EVER. If you are in Shanghai for only 24 hours or 24 days, this is a must see. Strolling through the Bund, you’ll get to see the old and the new. A picture perfect moment, as you soak in the the old architecture on one side and tall skyscrapers on the other.


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2 | Yuyuan Garden 

Best Places You Must See in Shanghai

Yuyuan Garden is one of the best must see attractions of Shanghai. If you ask anyone who has been in Shanghai, they’ve definitely visited this place. A beautiful garden built inside this landmark, but modernized with small shops to buy little shanghai bites or souvenirs.

3 | Xintiandi 

Best Places You Must See in Shanghai

Xintiandi is right in the center of the city. It’s one of the top places in Shanghai where you can still find and admire the architectural style known as ‘Shikumen‘. An urban area with a mix of old and modern architecture, fashion and even some great finds on food!

4 | Fuxing Park 

Only 24 Hours in Shanghai - Where Would You Go?

Take a nice stroll through fuxing park and see how the locals spend their day with fun activities. You’ll often see activities such as dancing, tai chi or even painting. Join in the fun!


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5 | Propaganda Museum

Only 24 Hours in Shanghai - Where Would You Go?

The propaganda museum is often overlooked. But you’ll see a colorful collection showing the communism in China. It’s not just for history-buffs, but for you too. A good activity to do, to learn something new. After visiting, you’ll realize that it’s actually one of the best must see places in Shanghai.


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 6 | Donghu Lu Road 

Dong Hu Road is one of the best must see places if you need to grab a bite to eat! Especially since they’ve got a number of restaurant, bars and cafes lined up and down the street. You can go for breakfast, for a midday recharge or even for a nice candle lit dinner.

7 | Found 158 

Last stop, you can finish the night with a nice glass of wine or maybe a cocktail. It’s a cool underground bar area in the middle of a park. A must-go-to place for expats in Shanghai to hang out at. They’ve got a variety of choice, from fish & chips, tacos to a place with NY styled pizza. Check it out! 

What do you think? A list of pretty cool places to check out, right? We hope you get to stop by one of the ‘best places you must see’ when visiting our amazing city.

Happy Hunting & Enjoy! 


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