Welcome to Shanghai
Shanghai is situated on the banks of the Yangtza River Delta in Eastern China. It is the largest city in China and the eighth largest city in the world. Shanghai has a population of 18.7 million, including a transient population of 2 million.
In the late 19th century and early 20th century, Shanghai was considered the largest commercial city in the Far East, and the third largest financial center in the world, ranking after New York City and London.
Modern Shanghai has three key attractions of interest to the visitor, including Sightseeing, Business centers and Shopping malls located in the People's Square and along the Huangpu River. The main Entertainment and Holiday Tourism areas are located at Mt. Sheshan, Chongming Island, Dingshan Lake and Shenshuigang Area.
A wide variety of cuisines can be found in the city. Shanghai offers a plethora of culinary delights focusing on the gourmet traditions of Beijing, Yangzhou, Sichuan and Guangzhou, as well as its own local dishes. Shanghai's restaurants are among the finest to be found in China, and they welcome diners from anywhere at any time.
Shanghai continues to grow and prosper, meeting the aspirations of the 21st century, whilst retaining its proud traditions of service and hospitality. The Oriental Pearl TV Tower, Jinmao Mansion and Pudong International Airport are the modern symbols of an international metropolis, whilst the Shanghai Museum, Shanghai Grand Theatre and Shanghai City Planning Exhibition Center are evidence of the extensive and deep passion of a great city that extends a warm welcome to friends from all over the world.