Sitting at the mouth of the Yangtze River, Shanghai is the seventh largest urban agglomeration in the entire World. Intensely redeveloped within the last two decades, Shanghai today is a very attractive city which is home to over 23 million people. A fascinating mix of the east and the west, Shanghai is the fast changing modern face of China featuring a rich collection of monumental buildings and structures including high-rise architectural designs. Showcasing some of the tallest and most inspiring structures in Asia, Shanghai has its Chinese version of Manhattan which is known as ‘The Bund’.
Developed as the cultural and economic center of East Asia, Shanghai is the also the birthplace of Chinese theatre and cinema. A reputed and well known center of art, literature, fashion and design, Shanghai acts as an effective connection for the foreign tourist with the substantial inland China. The combined areas of Shanghai offer several beautiful natural hotspots including parks, beaches and boat rides over the river.