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Shanghai Attractions

Discover an array of great, local attractions from this luxury, city center hotel in Shanghai.

Discover a great range of extraordinary Shanghai attractions from the Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund hotel, an exclusive, heritage building situated on the impressive Shanghai Bund. Sample gourmet cuisine from one of the many excellent, nearby restaurants or experience Shanghai’s bustling nightlife at unique Shanghai bars. Lined with luxury boutiques and magnificent landmarks, the Shanghai Bund offers a perfected blend of contemporary style and striking legacy. Relax with a cruise along the serene Huangpu River, just steps from the hotel and admire Shanghai’s diverse, iconic architecture.     

Take in the splendid beauty of the Jade Buddha Temple or climb the Oriental Pearl TV Tower and enjoy unparalleled views across the city. Visit People’s Square and learn about China’s fascinating 5,000 year history at the Shanghai Museum. The ancient Yu Yuan Gardens are located within close walking distance of this luxurious Shanghai hotel.  Enjoy luscious, green beauty and opulent garden features in classical Ming dynasty style.

Shanghai’s nearby Xin Tian Di presents an antique district characterized by impressive Shikumen housing. Explore stylish restaurants, glamorous bars and exclusive boutiques. Treat yourself to a day of shopping on the charming Nanjing Road Pedestrian Street. Stroll through quaint market stalls, plush boutiques and shops, and traditional restaurants offering authentic Shanghai delicacies.

Listen to soothing sounds of jazz at the Shanghai jazz music festival, the city’s largest, annual, outdoor concert. Visit Shanghai during the fall and watch the Shanghai Masters snooker and tennis tournaments. Celebrate during the Shanghai tourism festival and admire vibrant parades, exclusive historical tours, gourmet cuisine, unique markets and unparalleled tourist activities and events.

French Concession

Stroll through this stunning locale, close to a number of landmark sites. Enjoy boutique shops and unique coffee houses. Residence to some of Shanghai’s most elite neighborhoods, the former French Concession offers an impressive and stunning district, characterized by exceptional architecture and luscious surrounds.

Fuxing Park

Situated within the center of the French Concession, Fuxing Park offers one of Shanghai’s eldest and most beautiful gardens, boasting Shanghai’s only French style park. Stroll among impressive tree lined paths and admire elegant water features, symmetrical fountains, stunningly manicured greenery, and luscious flower arrangements.

Jade Buddha Temple

Built in 1882, the Jade Buddha Temple is one of Shanghai’s most renowned buildings. Escape modern Shanghai crowds and marvel at the opulent surrounds while relaxing within a tranquil retreat.

Mo Gan Shan Art District

Presenting one of Shanghai’s most stylish locales, the Mo Gan Shan Art District boasts Shanghai’s latest, flourishing painters as well as China’s most revered artists. Explore small workshops and large exhibition houses offering a diverse and eclectic range of stunning artwork.

Nanjing Road Pedestrian Street

Treat yourself to a pampering day of shopping on this pedestrian only shopping street and enjoy a wide range of splendid stores from local specialty shops and charming boutiques to popular department and quaint market stalls.  

The Old City God’s Temple

This exquisite, inactive Taoist temple was formerly dedicated to Shanghai’s local city god, and now offers an exceptionally opulent tourist attraction. Marvel at this Shanghai temple’s traditional beauty, and discover a brilliantly eclectic range of Shanghai shopping opportunities from lavish jewelry shops and department stores to unique boutiques and authentic, local specialty shops. 

Oriental Pearl TV Tower

The oriental Pearl TV Tower offers a contemporary, picturesque design on Shanghai’s impressive skyline, presenting distinctively unique, modern architecture. Climb the world’s third largest TV and radio tower at 468 meters, and admire stunning panoramas across Shanghai.

People’s Park

Originally a nineteenth century British colonial race course, the Peoples Park now presents a luscious garden offering serene, landscaped greenery and spectacular scenery. Admire the 320 sq. ft. water fountain or explore the Shanghai park’s underground shopping center and discover People’s Park’s extraordinary art gallery.

Shanghai Art Museum

Visit one of China’s leading art galleries holding over 8,000 collections within the center of Shanghai’s People’s Square. Situated within a stunning neo-classical, heritage building, this impressive art gallery boasts contemporary interiors and grand designs.

Shanghai Film Park

Discover 1930s Shanghai at the outstanding Shanghai Film Park, boasting magnificent, unique architecture and traditional housing. Explore fine stages and impressive prop and costume warehouses, and enjoy the fascinating screening rooms and film library.

Shanghai Festivals

Shanghai boasts a number of impressive festivals including Shanghai fashion week held every April and October or the bi-annual Shanghai Biennale showcasing spectacular, contemporary Chinese artwork across the city. Experience The Shanghai Masters including international tennis and snooker tournaments or the Shanghai International Film festival, one of East Asia’s largest film festivals.

Shanghai Grand Theater

Situated just north of Peoples Square Shanghai’s Grand Theater presents an extraordinary addition to the city’s lively arts scene and is often named Asia’s best opera house. Watch spectacular international performances, ballets and symphony concerts.

Shanghai Museum

Located in Shanghai’s People’s Square, the Shanghai Museum offers the 5,000 year old story of China’s exciting past. Admire the fantastic architectural structure presenting square walls against a circular roof, providing a metaphor for China’s early perception of the earth—the world was square while the sky was round.

Xin Tian Di

Xin Tian Di provides an exceptional tourist attraction in Shanghai city center offering a perfected blend of Shanghai’s cultural legacies and the city’s modern grandeur. Admire stunning antique architecture with preserved 1920s exteriors and reinvented, modern interiors, creating exclusive art galleries, unique boutique shops, and glamorous bars and cafés.

Yu Yuan Garden

Situated in the center of Shanghai’s old city, the Yu Yuan Gardens offer lush, tranquil greenery within a Ming Dynasty classical style park. Stroll through luscious walkways and admire spectacular cultural relics from over four centuries ago, including carvings, clay sculptures, and exclusive, famous paintings.

Zhongshan Park

Positioned just minutes walk from this luxury Shanghai hotel, Zhongshan Park is one of Shanghai’s most revered amusement parks.  Stroll through the serene botanical gardens or experience a thrilling adventure on one of the exciting rollercoaster rides.

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