From its multi-cultural appeal to its beautiful water towns, Shanghai is a new age metropolis which showcases the brilliance of its cultural roots and technological prowess, all in one go.
If you are someone who is keener on mingling with local crowds, then perhaps opting for a ride on the metro train will be a good start to your journeys ahead. However, the luxury of riding in a taxi is also provided should you desire to cover relatively short distances within the city which will not hurt your purse too much. Although, dedicated cycle lanes on the main roads may tempt you into hopping onto a cycle and scouring neighbourhoods with ease.
What better way to settle into your holiday in this part of the world than to sip on a cup of coffee whilst polishing off the odd chocolate brownie? Though not easily found, Shanghai’s cafés are truly a rewarding experience which is made up of leisurely strolls that conclude at the most comfortable and inviting cafes, nestled well away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
Tour the water towns
Shanghai’s water towns have left an indelible mark on the local culture and thus provide for ideal surroundings in which to enjoy weekend getaways, either with the family or just by yourself. Cross enchanting bridges, meander past trickling waterways before finding your way to some of the local delicacies that can be purchased at these towns that make for quite the treat indeed. Also, if wanting a place to stay, Somerset Gubei Shanghai which is rated amongst providers of Shanghai apartments can be considered.
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