The very mention of the city, Shanghai brings about images of bright city lights, ancient Chinese architecture, delicious and perhaps not-so-delicious food, a hive of activity and a city that is unlike anywhere else in the world.

The problem with that though is that it’s very hard to combine all of these different ideas into a full picture of what Shanghai truly is.

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With that in mind, I wanted to share some simple reasons why you should visit Shanghai this year. Plus, we’ve included a link at the bottom of the post on the best things to do in Shanghai, too. 

1.) The city at night is truly a sight to behold…

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2.) …and it totally transforms come sunrise!

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3.) It’s a bustling hive of activity…

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4.)…which also means it’s fairly easy to get around.

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5.) in 1980, there were no skyscrapers, now there are over 4,000!

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6.)… and these bright lights have truly come to define the city.

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7.) It’s a fantastic blend of old and new China.

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8.) There’s so much to see, do…

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9.)…and to eat here!

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10.) Its got so many facets to it that a trip here is bound to leave you intrigued in not just the city, but in its people and cultures.

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So, what you reckon? Ready to start looking for a trip to Shanghai?

15 Best Things To Do In Shanghai, China



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