Flights to Shanghai (CN)

Shanghai is one of the most populous and modern cities in China and has long been one of the top destinations for foreign travellers. Shanghai is located on the eastern coast of mainland China and has always been a very prosperous, progressive city. Shanghai is home to two of the most modern and largest airports in the world and offers international service to North American, Asian, European and Oceanic destinations. Although there are many districts in Shanghai, the two most visited are the Old City and Pudong. The Old City is located inside the ancient walled city of Shanghai and is picturesque classical Chinese architecture. The Temple of the Town Gods, the original Old City Wall and the Jin Qu Qiao Bridge are just a few of the fabulous sites to be seen within the city walls. Pudong is the recent development area in Shanghai, laden with some of the highest skyscrapers in the world. From the Oriental Pearl TV Tower, one can get fantastic views of the city and surrounding area from a breathtaking 1150 feet.

The Yangtze and Yellow rivers are two of the world's great rivers and have played a pivotal role in China's development throughout the ages. The fantastic and unique geography in the surrounding area has lured travellers for centuries and today you can experience them for yourself. Cities such as Beijing, Singapore and Hong Kong are among the largest and most influential in the world and are important centres of trade and commerce. Of course many who come to visit are also keen to try the unique cuisine that the land is known for and is in many places the only type of food available.
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Places of interest

  • Xujiahui Cathedral
  • Jin Mao Tower
  • Shanghai Museum
  • Longhua Temple
  • The Bund Promenade

More info about your Shanghai city trip

  • Shanghai Tourist Information
  • 300 Huaihai Zhong Road
  • Shanghai 200021
  • Tel. (+86) 21 63 85 12 42

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1. London-Shanghai
18/12 - 31/12/2016 London-Shanghai British Airways
2. Manchester-Shanghai
05/12 - 12/12/2016 Manchester-Shanghai Air China
3. Edinburgh-Shanghai
05/12 - 12/12/2016 Edinburgh-Shanghai Lufthansa
4. Aberdeen-Shanghai
15/11 - 27/11/2016 Aberdeen-Shanghai Multiple Carriers
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5. Belfast-Shanghai
15/12 - 03/02/2017 Belfast-Shanghai Multiple Carriers
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6. Bradford-Shanghai
25/11 - 13/12/2016 Bradford-Shanghai Multiple Carriers
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7. Carlisle-Shanghai
03/12 - 28/12/2016 Carlisle-Shanghai Multiple Carriers
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8. Cardiff-Shanghai
13/12 - 02/02/2017 Cardiff-Shanghai Multiple Carriers
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9. Eday-Shanghai
19/11 - 03/01/2017 Eday-Shanghai Multiple Carriers
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Shanghai has a subtropical climate and experiences warm summers and cool winters. Sun worshippers will enjoy the mid summer heats of 35 degrees Celsius on average, but may feel uncomfortable among the high humidity. On the other hand, winter lovers may enjoy the sub-zero temperatures over the festive period, but could find access and transportation difficult during snowstorms. July to September is considered to be typhoon season, although effects are usually minimal.


For high end international and Chinese chain stores, Nanjing Road is the place. It's considered to be Shanghai's best shopping district and offers everything from boutique clothing stores to designer shops such as Giorgio Armani. For Asian-inspired gifts and souvenirs, the Yuyuan Market contains hundreds of craft stalls selling handcrafted fans and bamboo products. Electronics and clothing are generally good value and, therefore, very popular items to buy in the city.


Shanghai incorporates aspects from surrounding regions to create its own Hu Cuisine. Seafood is very common and fried chicken and pork, usually marinated in wine or spirits, is also very popular. Dim sum, particularly steamed buns, are a speciality and are frequently served as a breakfast dish. Chinese, Thai, Indian and Japanese restaurants can be found all over the city, but of course there's also American eateries like Blue Frog and Pizza chains like Prego.


In terms of nightlife, Shanghai is a city that never sleeps, with a vibrant and exciting nightlife in the form of down-to-earth locals pubs like the Full House Coffee Bar, sophisticated wine bars such as 100 Century Avenue and lively clubs like Bar Rouge. The city is known for creating lethal cocktails and beers such as REEB. Drunken Dragon provides a party bus for tourists, transporting them on a pub crawl to some of the most famous venues.

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