Shanghai's restaurants are among the finest in the republic of China, always offering quality food and superior service. Focusing on the traditions of Beijing, Sichuan, Hunan, Guangzhou and of course the local Benbang dishes. If visitors are homesick for Western food, this is also available in the downtown area.
Known as the Oriental Paris - Shanghai is a shopper's paradise. There are various busy commercial streets and shopping centers. One of the musts for visitors is the Nanjing Road. Huaihai Road intrigues those with modern and fashionable tastes, while North Sichuan Road meets the demands of ordinary folk. Xujiahui Shopping Center, Yuyuan Shopping City and Jiali sleepless city are also thriving and popular locations.
Shanghai is fascinating for the night owls. The Bund is an absolute must for visitors. A night cruise on the Huangpu River is highly recommended. For art lovers, Shanghai Grand Theater and Oriental Art Center will delight a visitor's taste. For those seeking relaxation, a great choice should be Hengshan Road and Xin Tian Di which are thronged with a variety of nightclubs, discos and bars