Known as China's No.1 Shopping Street, Nanjing Road is a 3.4 mile long, east-west, road located in Shanghai. It starts at The Bund in the east and ends at Yan'an West Street at the Jing'an Temple intersection in the west. It is one of Shanghai's most popular tourist stops.
Shanghai Jade Buddha Temple was built to keep two jade Buddha statues which had been brought from Burma by a monk named Huigen in 1882. The temple's architecture is a work of art in itself make it as a peaceful oasis in the bustling metropolis of Shanghai.
Xintiandi is comprised of traditional Shanghai Shikumen houses and lanes and it is this which give the area its charm. The name "Shikumen" means stone wrapped doors. The houses were a blend of Chinese and Western architectural styles.
The only existing ancient garden in Shanghai, the Yuyuan Garden occupies an area of 20,000 square meters. Although small for a traditional Chinese garden, its layout, architecture, and design put it on par with any in China.
Zhujiajiao Village located between Shanghai and Suzhou is an ancient water village that was founded over 1,700 years ago. The village has 36 ancient stone bridges and thousands of buildings dating back to the Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1911) Dynasties.
Shanghai's Oriental Pearl TV Tower was designed by the Shanghai Modern Architectural Design Co. Ltd. The tower was the tallest man-made structure in China until 2007, when the Shanghai World Financial Center was completed.