There are lots of markets in Shanghai such as Qipu Road, Xin Yang Market, which is selling clothing, bags and small decorations. It's very popular for the young people and overseas person. All the prices they offered can be negotiated. People enjoy the process of bargaining.
Learn some simple Chinese or Shanghai dialect
In China, if you can speak some simple Putonghua or dialect, it will make more closer with the local people. " Ni Hao" , " Xie Xie" and "Zai Jian" are the basic words to express " Hello", " Thank you" and " Goodbye".
Metro & Bus Exchange
In Shanghai, the best and convenient way for city tour is to take subway. Buy a transportation ticket and you can enjoy the discount if you exchange to another line with 2 hours.The benefits are also available for the bus transportation.
DID YOU KNOW ?
Shanghai World Financial Center
With Shanghai's Pudong New area, the Shanghai World Financial Center is positioned at the very heart of the Lujiazui Finance and Trade Zone, an area with the potential to develop into a major Asian center of international finance. Soaring to a height of 492m with 101 above-ground floors. SWFC is the world's tallest mixed-use urban development project.
The Mercedes-Benz Arena boasts an 18,000 seating multi functional performance space. Using only the most current equipment available to the industry, the main arena can be partitioned and divided to host any number of shows and satisfy any lighting, sound, and seating arrangement request. Also available in visitors is the Mixing Room, an intimate and private theatre / club designed with state of the art technology to guarantee that shows deliver a unique experience to each guest. Below the arena is a 20,000 square meter combined interactive retail, entertainment, dining, and leisure area. Open everyday, visitors will enjoy shopping in of our many stores, browsing the Mercedes-Benz Showroom, or maybe ice skating on Shanghai’s largest public ice skating rink.
The Maglev Train is the fastest in the world and Shanghai is the only place which has one. It takes you eight and a half minutes from Shanghai Pudong Airport to the Long Yang Road Station, a distance of 30km with a high speed of 431km/h.
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Hotel address and telephone number
Taxi drivers are not familiar with the English pronunciation for the hotels in Shanghai. Try to get the address in Chinese characters beforehand or at least the hotel telephone number so you can ask the operator to tell the taxi drivers where to go. To avoid all of that hassle it is best to book a pick up service.
You can ask for the city map from concierge or get the tourist guide from the lobby. It will give you more details for the city travelling.