Friday, February 3, 2012

Around Asia: Shanghai, China


Shanghai, a city that reigns supreme when it comes to vast assortment of activities, will dazzle you as it welcomes you to its culturally rich heritage side and futuristic style. It is a city that shows off an amazing fusion of modernism and traditional characteristics. One of China’s startling treasures, the bustling city of Shanghai has wide, ecstatic options to both shoppers and diners, offering them an array of fun activities and world-class cuisines.

Shanghai, also known as “the City by the sea”, is the largest city in China. It is located in the west shore of the Pacific Ocean, The city plays a vital role in China’s future as this lively city is the center for economic, commercial and financial activities. It also serves as an outstanding sea and river port.

The city is divided into two major areas: Pudong and Puxi. Both are fantastic in their own ways.
Pudong, the area that flaunts fantastic view of the city lights, is the newest district nestled in the eastern side of the Huangpu River where towering skyscrapers impressively stand. This river separates Pudong and Puxi areas. Fantastic nightlife, shopping malls, gourmet restaurants are all in this side of Shanghai. All these have been attractions to many tourists both local and international.

 Puxi, on the other hand, remains as the center cultural, residential, and commercial center of Shanghai. Cultural centers such as The Bund, Shanghai Theatre, and Shanghai Museum are found here along with the famous Waibaidu Bridge and many other stunning attractions which make Shanghai distinct among other cities in China.

Shanghai ranks as the 2nd Top Destinations in China for overseas tourists in 2011 according to China Tourism Statistics. This only proves that among all cities in China, Shanghai is definitely worth visiting to.

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