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Shanghai— 21 nights
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Pearl of the Orient
With a nickname like the "Pearl of the Orient," it's not surprising Shanghai offers some of the most rewarding attractions and activities in the Far East.Discover out-of-the-way places like Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum and The Bund City Sculptures. Get out of town with these interesting Shanghai side-trips: Qingming Bridge (in Wuxi), Jinghang Grand Canal Hangzhou (in Hangzhou) and Suzhou (Suzhou West Hill Scenic Area, Master-of-Nets Garden, & more). On the 7th (Tue), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. Next up on the itinerary: go for a walk through The Bund (Wai Tan), examine the collection at Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan), admire the striking features of Heping Fandian, and make a trip to Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu).
To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Shanghai holiday tool .
If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airports are Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport, Shanghai Pudong International Airport and Sunan Shuofang International Airport. In December in Shanghai, expect temperatures between 52°F during the day and 40°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.
Things to do in Shanghai
Suzhou, Jiaxing South Lake, Jinghang Grand Canal Hangzhou, Qingming Bridge
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