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Lonely Planet Shanghai is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Enjoy the Bund’s spectacle of heritage architecture, wander the Yuyuan traditional Chinese gardens, or see the latest in fashion at French Concession; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Shanghai and begin your journey now!
Inside Lonely Planet Shanghai Travel Guide:
Full-colour maps and images throughout
Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience – including history, arts, architecture, customs, religion and belief, music, martial arts
Over 28 colour maps
Covers The Bund, People’s Square, Old Town, French Concession, Jing’an, Pudong, Hongkou, North Shanghai, Xujiahui, South Shanghai, West Shanghai, and more
eBook Features: (Best viewed on tablet devices and smartphones)
Downloadable PDF and offline maps prevent roaming and data charges
Effortlessly navigate and jump between maps and reviews
Add notes to personalise your guidebook experience
Seamlessly flip between pages
Bookmarks and speedy search capabilities get you to key pages in a flash
Embedded links to recommendations’ websites
Zoom-in maps and images
Inbuilt dictionary for quick referencing
The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Shanghai, our most comprehensive guide to Shanghai, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled.
Looking for just the highlights of Shanghai? Check out Lonely Planet’ Pocket Shanghai, a handy-sized guide focused on the can’t-miss sights for a quick trip.
Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet’s China guide for a comprehensive look at all the country has to offer, or Discover China, a photo-rich guide to the country’s most popular attractions.
Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Damian Harper, and Dai Min.