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.
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…
2.) …and it totally transforms come sunrise!
3.) It’s a bustling hive of activity…
4.)…which also means it’s fairly easy to get around.
5.) in 1980, there were no skyscrapers, now there are over 4,000!
6.)… and these bright lights have truly come to define the city.
7.) It’s a fantastic blend of old and new China.
8.) There’s so much to see, do…
9.)…and to eat here!
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.
So, what you reckon? Ready to start looking for a trip to Shanghai?