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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. Home to 24 million people, the giant city serves as one of the world's top financial centers, with a booming economy resting on various heavy industries. For casual travelers, a vacation in Shanghai offers the perfect opportunity to soak in China's unique cultural flavor, yet also experience one of its most westernized urban centers. Featuring a famous skyline of sky-scraping structures, the city boasts a range of historic Art Deco buildings, Buddhist temples, Jesuit cathedrals, Jewish synagogues, and landscaped gardens serving as the area's green lungs. Plan your holiday in Shanghai and other destinations, from the rural, to the urban, and everything in between, using our China trip builder.
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Experience Shanghai: Dumpling Cooking Class and Tasting Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $85
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Xitang Water Village Sunset Tour with Riverside Dining Experience from Shanghai BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $260
Duration: 8 hours
4-Hour Flexible Private Shanghai City Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $115
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