Shanghai Local Tour Guide Service


Shanghai lies on the western coast of the Pacific Ocean and at the central section of the north-south coastline of China. Covering an area of 6, 3405 square kilometers, Shanghai has the population over 17million. Serving as the largest base of Chinese industrial technology, the important seaport and China’s largest commercial and financial center, shanghai draws the attention of the whole world. Shanghai is a new city. If you want to see the modern China shanghai is a must-go. For touring in Shanghai, Yu Garden, Jade Buddha Temple, the Town God's Temple, Shanghai Bund and the Oriental Pearl Television Tower. For night entertainment, you can go to walk on the Bund of Shanghai or enjoy Acrobatic Show in the Children's Palace. Of course don't miss enjoying the sea food in Shanghai or go to bars for drinking. For shopping you can buy electronics or clothing stuff in Shanghai. Shanghai is also famous for its sea food.
Tourist attractions in Shanghai:
shanghai Jade Buddha Temple
eclining Jade Buddha
Jade Buddha Temple
Reclining Jade Buddha

The Jade Buddha Temple, built in 1882, lies in the west of the center of Shanghai. Carving an area of 8400 square meters, the temple is famous for its two jade statues of Sakyamuni. One is in sitting position and the other is in reclining position. Both statues are of great artistic value and regarded as treasures of Buddhism in China.

Yu Yuan Garden was first built in 1559 with an area of 2 hectares. It is famous for its charming pavilions, delightful grottoes, beautiful lotus ponds, quaint bridges and trickling streams. The art of decoration also finds expression in the brick engravings and wood carvings. All these reflect the style of architecture of southern gardens in the Ming and Qing Dynasties. The five dragon walls with different postures separate the garden into different sections. Once in 1853 the Small Sward Society made it the headquarters during the uprising.

Yu Yuan Garden
The Pool in Yu Yuan Garden
The famous Town God's Temple lies in the south of Yu Yuan Garden. It is dotted with groceries and snap stands. The buildings still preserve the old fashion with typical style and features of the old town market in the southern part of China.

Chenghuang Temple
Food Street
Shanghai Museum located in the center of Shanghai in People's Square. The total area of the construction is around 39,000 square meters. The main building is 29 meters high with square base and dome that coincides with the concept of ancient Chinese people who believed the heaven was round and the earth was square. The museum houses over 120,000 pieces of cultural relics in 11 categories such as bronze ware, calligraphy, paintings, pottery, porcelain, Ming and Qing furniture, jade ware, stone carvings, ancient coins, silk embroidery, dyed fabrics, ivory sculptures, ethnic crafts, as well as relics unearthed in Shanghai. The museum also has a library collection of more than 200,000 books on Chinese art and history. Shanghai Museum is a very good place for you to have a better understanding of Chinese culture and art. It is one must go for tourists.
The Oriental Pearl TV Tower stands by the bank of Huangpu River , it is in the center of Lujiazui, opposite to the Bund. With the height of 468 meters, the tower is the highest TV tower in Asia and the third highest one in the world. The tower has sightseeing floor in the upper sphere, which is 263 meters high. There are also revolving restaurant, disco hall, and piano bar and KTV rooms there. The revolving restaurant revolves one circle within one hour. The space module is at the height of 350 meters. It has sightseeing floor, conference hall and coffee bar. The five spheres have space hotel. There are twenty comfortable suites there. The Pearl Tower becomes the symbolic building in Shanghai.
Shanghai Bund
shanghai bund
The Bund in the Night
European Style Architacture on the Bund

Nanjing Road is a famous walking commercial street, which is always busy, crowded with people. The 5.5-km long Nanjing Road extends from the bund to the Jingan Temple. Nanjing Road was built after the Opium War (1839-1842). It was opened as a treaty port. Later it became the British Concession. It was the earliest shopping street in Shanghai. After the People’s Republic of China was founded it was expanded and renovated and became the China’s First Commercial Street. There were a lot of large traditional department stores were built there. But now it is a very modern shopping street. Numerous famous brand commodities from China and all over the world are sold there. There are also world-famous food vendors, coffee shops lining both sides of the street. It is really pleasant to stroll on Nanjing Road in the night. Flashing neon signs illuminate the magnificent buildings and spangle the night skyline that make you feel you are in the paradise of the world.

The Bund is a section of riverfront along the Huangpu River in Shanghai which until the early 1800s was undeveloped. The British set up their consulate and other buildings there after the Opium War. In the early 1900s the Bund sprouted up with buildings designed by architects from foreign countries. The most famous and attractive sight which is at the west side of the Bund are the 52 various buildings of different architectural styles including Gothic, Baroque, Romanesque, Classicism and the Renaissance. Many of these buildings were the best in Asia for that time. Most of them are bank buildings. The others are commercial buildings, national organizations, restaurants, clubs, press etc.
People have made the best advantage of the fine architecture as a contribution for Shanghai showing herself in the international society.
The Bund has turned into the centre of international finance as well as the touring resort.

Jinagmao Tower is situated in the golden area of Lujiazui Financial and Trade Zone in Pudong New District, which faces Huangpu River. JingmaoTower is invested, Constructed and administered by Shanghai Foreign Trade Center Stock Co. Ltd, and designed by Chicago SOM Architecture Office, the total investment is around 540 million USD. Combined thejinmao tower in shanghai elements of traditional Chinese culture with the newest architectural styles of that time, Jin Mao Tower is one of the best-constructed buildings in China and it is the landmark building in 20th Century in Shanghai. With the height of 420.5 meters, it is the third highest building in the world and the highest building in China. The Tower covers an area of 23,000 square meters, with 3 stories underground, 88 stories above the ground and 6-story skirt-shaped rooms which are used as the exhibition halls, conference rooms, multi-function halls, grand banquet halls and a recreational center. The gross floor area reaches 290,000 square meters. Within the Tower, office floors are from the 3rd to the 50th floor, the 51st and 52nd floors are the mechanical and electrical facilities center, the 53rd to 87th floors are reserved for the deluxe Grand Hyatt Hotel, the 86th floor is a club for the hotel guests and the 87th floor is the hotel restaurant. From 56th to 88th floor there is an atrium with the diameter of 27 meters. The 88th-floor Sightseeing Hall, with the height of 340.1 meters and an area of 1,520 square meters, the sightseeing hall is the largest one in China at present. It is decorated luxuriously with the natural marbles. Tourists may have a broad view of the grand metropolitan scenery along the Huangpu River and the mouth of Yangtze through the glass curtain wall. The two lifts running at 9.1 meters a second may take tourists from the first floor to the 88th sightseeing hall within 45 seconds. There are also five to six elevators every 10 floors, which reduce waiting-time to 35 seconds even during rush hours.
Lujiazui Finance and Trade Zone, the central business district (CBD) area in the Pudong District of Shanghai is a world-class business district. Lujiazui has seen rapid development since its inception in 1993. By 2002, 121 financial organizations had entered the zone, including 56 foreign financial organizations and 43 foreign banks. It is the most modern and prosperous area in Shanghai and China.

Zhujiajiao is Located at suburb of Shanghai city, is an ancient water town. With a history of more than 1700 years it covers an area of 47 square kilometers today. Zhujiajiao is one of the best-preserved four ancient towns in Shanghai. It is famous for its picturesque scenery and tranquil environment. It is also called Shanghai’s Venice. There are many different shaped bridges made of wood or stones which were built in the Ming or Qing Dynasties. In the town, there is an ancient street lined with representative ancient buildings from the Ming and Qing Dynasties, which is worth wandering through to see the traditional life style of the local people. The town also has a very elegant garden with beautiful buildings and court yards.
zhujiajiao water town
Water Town Zhujiaojiao
The Bridge
The Former Residence of Sun Yat-sen, at No.7 Xiangshan Road, Shanghai, which is a two-storey European-style building. Sun Yat-sen (1866-1925) was the great pioneer of the Chinese democratic revolution, the founder of the Republic of China. From 1918 to 1925, he and his wife, Mrs. Song Qingling lived here. It was here that Mr. Sun accomplished his renowned masterpieces such as Doctrines of Sun Wen, Plans of China's Development, etc. He reformed the Nationalist Party, advocated People’s Three Principles (Nationalism, Democracy and the People's Livelihood) and put forward the three cardinal policies (alliance with Soviet Russia, cooperation with the Communists and assistance to the workers and peasants). It was also here that he received the representatives of the Communist Party of China and Russia thus caused the first cooperation between the two major parties in Chinese modern history.
On March 4, 1961, the Former Residence of Sun Yat-sen was designated by the State Council as one of China's first major government-protected cultural sites.
Most of the exhibits displayed in the residence are original and arranged as they were in the 1920s and 1930s according to Song Qingling's recollections. The sitting room and the dining room are on the ground floor. Upstairs are the study, the bedroom and a small sitting room. Attached to this building is a two-storey outbuilding originally designed as a garage. In front of the residence is a beautiful garden.
The Former Residence of Sun Yat-sen is a very good place for people to commemorate the achievements of this great man.

residence of sun yat-sen
sun yat-sen
Residence of Sun Yat-sen
Sun Yat-sen
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