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Things to do in Shanghai

  • Lao Shanghai

    An up-and-coming gallery and boutique run by three young artists who trained at Qinghua University's Art Academy. More
  • Magpie, Shanghai

    An old villa is the setting for this spa in the French Concession. A Qin brick façade and Ming-era furniture add to the authentic feel. A stream bu... More
  • Monkey Lounge

    Semisecret cocktail bar off a grungy alley with a fun, well-heeled crowd. More
  • Nan Fang Curio Market

    Part of the sprawling Old City God’s Temple district—also home to the Yuyuan Bazaar—Nan Fang Curio Market is a collection of stalls selling vintage... More
  • Old China Hand Reading Room

    At this bookshop-café on one of the elegantly shaded streets in the French Concession, coffee addicts linger late into the night amid the Ming-dyna... More
  • Paramount Party Room

    Throughout its history, the Paramount building has played multiple roles, including traditional ballroom and dance club. Built in 1933, it once hos... More
  • People's Park

    In People’s Park you’ll find the Shanghai Museum and the Museum of Contemporary Art. Weekdays are the best time to wander among the pine trees and ... More
  • Plum Gallery

  • Rockbund Art Museum

    With an eye-catching Art Deco façade and revamped interiors by London-based architect David Chipperfield, the Bund’s only contemporary art gallery ... More
  • Shang Xia

    The sleek 1,345-square-foot store, with its white oak floors and cloud-like molded walls, was developed by Japanese architect Kengo Kuma under the ... More
  • Shanghai Center Theatre

    The Shanghai Acrobatics Troupe performs here. The show is simultaneously touristy and indescribably brilliant. More
  • Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall

    On the third floor of the Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Center there's a room-size scale model of the city in 2020. The joke about the place i... More
  • Shanghai World Financial Center Observatory

    Towering 101 floors above the hub of the Lujiazui Finance and Trade Zone, this skyscraper contains offices, the Park Hyatt Shanghai, and places to ... More
  • ShanghART

    The shop represents some of China's best-known contemporary artists and was the first gallery in the country to participate in major fairs such as ... More

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