Commonly cited as the epitome of modernisation and a symbol of China's reform and opening up, Pudong New District is the first free trade pilot zone in China and the the municipal district of Shanghai City.
Fengxian and Minhang districts to its north, Xuhui District, Huangpu District, Hongkou District, Yangpu District and Baoshan District to its west across the Huangpu River, and Chongming District to its north. Apart from being the economic powerhouse and the ldeal land for global investors, Pudong New District is rich in tourism attractions including Chuansha Ancient Town, Shanghai Wild Animal Park and the
Oriental Pearl Radio & TV Tower.
EAT & DRINK
DA VITTORIO SHANGHAI (5-min walk)
The Da Vittorio family have been serving seafood in Brusaporto in Italy for over 50 years and now they have brought that dining experience to Shanghai. Signature dishes on the à la carte menu include warm steamed fish salad and the curiously named Egg 'à la egg' with caviar; meat dishes like pigeon and lamb loin are also recommended.
ULTRAVIOLET BY PAUL PAIRET (12-min drive)
This multi-sensory experience at a secret location that combines a 20-course meal with lights, sounds and scents will give you quite an adrenaline rush. Following the success of Mr & Mrs Bund, Paul Pairet created this clever concept where 10 lucky diners are taken on an interactive culinary journey beyond their wildest dreams. Be dazzled by the creative mix of tastes, unconventional presentations and enthusiastic service, all enhanced by imagination.
ATTRACTIONS & ACTIVITIES
ORIENTAL PEARL TV TOWER (4-min drive)
No trip to Shanghai is complete without a visit to the Oriental Pearl TV Tower - one of Shanghai's most iconic skyscrapers. Discover the 360-degree transparent observation deck, giving you the feel of strolling across the clouds. Step into the Shanghai Urban History and Development Museum and see 700 years of Shanghai’s history through dynamic presentations.
SHANGHAI OCEAN AQUARIUM (5-min drive)
Delightfully spacious and well-lit aquarium, the highlight being the impressive tunnels where walkways are under the tanks and surrounded by magical marine life.
MAGIC JUNGLE (11-min drive)
Located in Shanghai's Dongdaming Road Cruise Terminal, the Magic Jungle is a large exploration amusement park with trampolines, ziplines and high-altitude slides overlooking the Huangpu River. It contains over 100 high-altitude projects such as high-altitude steel cables, high-altitude rock climbing, low-altitude bungee jumping, rope ladder climbing, super-long spiral slide and high-altitude swing along the river.
YU GARDEN (11-min drive)
Hosting a great number of shops and stores all around, sited within the historical buildings, it is great for people who love balance of nature, history and shopping - and of course, eating!
SHANGHAI’S INFRASTRUCTURE NETWORK
Despite being a huge city, Shanghai is very easy to get around! This is because Shanghai has the largest metro system in the world,with 459 stations and 771 kilometres (479 miles) of rail lines.
Since the modernisation of Pudong New District, it has expanded more than 1000km of transportation network. The bridges which connects Puxi and Pudong provides a huge convenience for the people who live on the sides of Huangpu River, Yangpu Bridge, Nanpu Bridge, Lupu Bridge, the East China Sea Bridge. The city transport tunnels of Dapu tunnel, the Bund Sightseeing Tunnel, Yan'an East Road Tunnel greatly eases traffic in the city. The subway transit lnes and the Maglev all play pivotal roles in the development and success of the Pudong New District.
A "Do You Know?" moment. Experience the destination like a local.
BEYOND THE NEIGHBOURHOOD
An equivalent of New York's Fifth Avenue, get a taste of bustling Chinese commerce where retailers from all over the world display their products on streets. Tourists admire the different buildings with attractive architecture. Looking down is also interesting: learn the city's construction history from the attractive 37 Manhole Covers.
The Shanghai Tower, the highest building in China and the second-tallest building in the world, is an increasingly popular place to admire a bird's-eye view of the entire city of Shanghai. Another draw is that it has the fastest elevator in the world, which goes up to floor 119.
SHANGHAI WORLD- SHANGHAI'S LARGEST INDOOR PLAYGROUND
The Shanghai Great World, built in 1917, is located on South Xizang Road in Shanghai's Huangpu District. The Shanghai Great World is an amusement arcade and entertainment complex. It was the first and for a long time the most influential indoor amusement arcade in Shanghai, spawning imitations all over China. Now there is a theater, a music hall, a magic world, a dancing hall, karaoke, tea houses, and so on. The building's exterior maintains its original look, which is impressively lit at night. The elevated crosswalk on the opposite side of South Xizang Road provides a convenient platform for photography.
The Bund is a raised promenade on the western bank of the river Huangpu in Shanghai. With its rich history, culture, and tradition, The Bund has a lot of things to offer for people of all age and spectre, who comes from all around the world to see the beauty of this place.
Yuanlai, a "New Shanghai" Chinese restaurant built with Michelin-star management ideas and standards, focuses on new local dishes, not forgetting the original intention and origin, improving and innovating on the basis of local dishes, and still insisting on the purest food under the collision of Chinese and Western culture and cooking skills.
Zhujiajiao Water Town is one hour from central Shanghai. Either stroll around by foot to admire the numerous fascinating canals, bridges and architecture in this old water town in Shanghai, alternatively, take the boat or ferry rides. The shortest ride takes you up and down the main canal in the middle of the town while the longest takes you around the town and back.