Before you start the sightseeing tour around Shanghai, pay attention that the city is divided into different "Concessions" or districts. The Japanese and the French Concessions are charming spots to wander and fascinating areas to explore. The so-called Chinese City district offers the comers alive evidences of old Shanghai traditions and customs. It is also famous for its antique shops and various ethnic restaurants. Do not miss Pudong, one of the most modern districts of Shanghai. It can boast of two impressive sights: the Jinmao Tower and Oriental TV Tower. One of the major sights to see in Shanghai is the Bund, a stretch of historical buildings. You can't help admiring the beautiful architecture of the former Hongkong and Shanghai Bank building.
The tourists should surely include to their rout list the visit to the Dajung Pavilion, the only surviving section of the Ming Dynasty wall. You will be impressed by the incredible temples of the city, like the Longhua Temple, Wenmiao Confucian Temple, and Jade Buddha Temple. Being in Shanghai, you can not avoid the trip to Fresh Water Pearl Gallery, where you will see the process of pearl cultivation. What can be more relaxing then feeding the lovely doves, you are free to do it at People's Square, a picturesque green space in the heart of the city. Where to go in Shanghai to witness the amazing world of animals - to Shanghai Zoological Park, one of the most popular cultural and entertainment park in the city. Whatever you prefer to do: to learn about the history of the city in Shanghai History Museum, to study the technological innovations of the humanity in Shanghai Science Technology Museum, to enjoy the seashore scenery at Sanjia Port - both the first-timers and the re-visitors will be entertained in Shanghai.