Shanghai, The Pearl Of The Orient

Shabab Anwar
Jul 29, 2019   •  7 views

Boasting with the blended culture of the East and the West, this megacity has more European architecture than any other city of China. Being grown from a little town to a megacity over past few years, Shanghai is now one of the largest city in the world and is, of course, a financial and commercial centre of China and even a cultural hub of the country. Nestled on the eastern coast of China, surrounded by Yangtze River delta to the north and Hangzhou Bay to the south, Shanghai is very much populous and bustling city. Here you would experience lots of things at every corner of this city.

Apart from its vibrancy, the city reveals the culture and tradition of the country and truly It showcases the history of the country very beautifully that provokes your curiosity to explore the city more and more. Shanghai is nicknamed as 'Pearl of the Orient' and even 'Paris of the East' and there is no doubt that this city is one of the rivals of Paris and New York in the terms of modernity.

From exploring the notable museums that introduces you with thought-provoking history and tradition of the country to local hangout places, from exploring wonderful pristine temples and pagodas to modern architectures and skyscrapers, Shanghai's opulence is something to must observe and is greatly influential.

Even you would see the floating towns here. Well, they're mini towns. One of them is Qibao where you would have great fun while grabbing a bite there and looking at the stunning views of the city's canals. Being Shanghai's financial district, the iconic Lujiazui is boasting with resplendent skyscrapers and gives a beautiful look to the city. The Bund (Shanghai's promenade) gives you a Europian feel in China and the buildings are really splendid that is enough to fascinate you.

The Oriental Pearl Tower gives you the spectacular views of the city and offers you lots of things to do and go like shopping malls, restaurants, luxurious hotels, rollercoaster rides, etc. You must behold this breathtaking sight, especially at night. Besides these, you should also explore the other must-see places like Yu Garden, The Jade Buddha Temple, People's Square, The Shanghai Museum, Longhua Temple and Pagoda, Tianzifang (Shanghai's French Concession), The China Art Museum, The Disney Resort and many more exciting places.

Thereafter, being known as 'Paris of the East', this city is greatly influenced by it. Shanghai is heaven for fashion freaks and shopaholics. The latest trending and fancy goods are easily accessible to shopping streets like Huaihai Road and Nanjing Road. If you talk about food and cuisines there are lots of scrumptious street foods that you would really enjoy very much. After exploring the nightlife of this vibrant city, you would indeed be happy to your extreme level. It's really very overwhelming. In the colourful city lights, you would taste the city's gleam that you would never forget.