Shanghai
in Shanghai Municipality, China

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
31.222 and 121.458 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 31° 13' 19" and E 121° 27' 29"
Currency and Currency Code:
Yuan Renminbi - CNY
Spoken languages:
Chinese, Uighur, Zhuang
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 02:27 AM (Wednesday)
Timezone: Asia/Shanghai
UTC/GMT offset: 8 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:47 am and 4:54 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-31.119 and -58.579 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Moreira
References
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Current travel safety evaluation for China in Eastern Asia

Safety Score: 2,5 of 5.0 based on data from 6 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to China.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning China. Last Update: 2018-12-18 07:19:02

Delve into Shanghai

Shanghai in Shanghai Municipality with it's 22,315,474 habitants is located in China about 664 mi (or 1,068 km) south-east of Beijing, the country's capital town.

Current time in Shanghai is now 02:27 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Asia / Shanghai with an UTC offset of 8 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Shanghai, of which 4 are larger airports. The closest airport in China is Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport in a distance of 7 mi (or 12 km), West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in China is Classical Gardens of Suzhou in a distance of 60 mi (or 96 km), West. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Luwan, Xuhui, Changning, Hongkou and Pudong. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

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Hotels and Places to Stay

The St. Regis Shanghai Jingan

Address
0,6 mi
1008 BEIJING WEST ROAD
200040 Shanghai
China

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Donghu Hotel

Address
0,5 mi
No.70 donghu road,close to huai hai road
200031 Shanghai
China

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Okura Garden

Address
0,2 mi
58 Maoming Rd. South
200020 Shanghai
China

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Jin Jiang Cathay Building

Address
0,2 mi
59 South Maoming Rd.
200020 Shanghai
China

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Jin Jiang Cathay Garden

Address
0,2 mi
59 South Maoming Road
200020 Shanghai
China

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


The Portman Ritz-Carlton Shanghai

Address
0,5 mi
Shanghai Center, 1376 West Nanjing Road
200040 Shanghai
China

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Jin Jiang Tower

Address
0,3 mi
161 Changle Rd.
200020 Shanghai
China

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Mansion Hotel

Address
0,4 mi
82 Xinle Road
200031 Shanghai
China

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Four Seasons Hotel Shanghai

Address
0,4 mi
500 WEIHAI ROAD
200041 Shanghai
China

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Shangri-La Jingan

Address
0,4 mi
1218 Middle Yan an Road Jing An Kerry Centre
200040 Shanghai
China

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

China tour 3 of 4 -- Shanghai

Published: April 18, 2012
Length: 43:31 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Greg Delezynski

During the refit of our boat Guenevere, we still like to travel. We found a great price on a tour to China, a place we would not visit aboard our boat. We visited many of the wonders of...


Shanghai Alleycat 2012 - Fifth Place Overall

Published: April 09, 2012
Length: 12:11 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Dirk Bekkering

The 2012 Shanghai Alleycat bicycle race as seen from my head. I ended up getting 5th place overall, and fastest time in my category: local, non-fixed gear. (Total race time was 47 minutes...


Shanghai Transport - Metro, Bus, Taxi, Train - www.TravelGuide.TV

Published: July 14, 2009
Length: 57:14 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: TravelGuidesTV

http://www.travelguide.tv/shanghai - Find out the best Transport methods to get around Shanghai China. We have information on the Metro, Bus, Taxi and Trains to help you get around Shanghai....


Shanghai Chinese New Year 2011

Published: February 08, 2011
Length: 27:52 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: valleharris

Chinese New Year in Shanghai 2011. Fireworks as seen from 15th floor balcony. An upstairs neighbor in the building spent ~$10000 on fireworks and lit them off from downstairs ... exploding...


Shanghai Restaurants - www.TravelGuide.TV

Published: July 13, 2009
Length: 36:25 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: TravelGuidesTV

http://www.travelguide.tv/shanghai Shanghai Restaurants and Food - Find the best restaurants to eat at in Shanghai China with this travel and tourism video. Will recommend all the best...


Faszinierendes Shanghai

Published: January 22, 2012
Length: 53:27 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: EclipseReisen

Im August und im November 2008 haben wir im Großraum Shanghai Erkundungstouren zur Vorbereitung der Totalen Sonnenfinsternis am 22.07.2009 unternommen. Obwohl Shanghai selber als ...


Shanghai Sightseeing Tours - www.TravelGuide.TV

Published: July 13, 2009
Length: 45:05 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: TravelGuidesTV

http://www.travelguide.tv/shanghai - Shanghai Sightseeing Tours - Find the best information on sightseeing tours and tourist attractions in Shanghai China with this travel and tourism video....


Tornado hits Guangzhou village

Published: August 20, 2013
Length: 40:10 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Shanghaiist

http://www.shanghaiist.com/


Enthusiastic dogs pull cart for old man and his pet for sightseeing

Published: October 09, 2013
Length: 23:03 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Shanghaiist

For more on the story: http://www.shanghaiist.com/ Visit us: https://www.facebook.com/shanghaiist.


China, Shanghai, Model of City

Published: December 06, 2008
Length: 05:28 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: bdd63

Twice as many skyscrappers as NYC.


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Shanghai

Shanghai is the largest city by population in the People's Republic of China (PRC) and the largest city proper by population in the world. It is one of the four province-level municipalities of the PRC, with a total population of over 23 million as of 2010. It is a global city, with influence in commerce, culture, finance, media, fashion, technology, and transport. It is a major financial center and the busiest container port in the world.

Located at 31.2333, 121.467 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Shanghai, Independent cities, Metropolitan areas of China, Municipalities of the People's Republic of China, Populated coastal places in China, Populated places established in the 10th century, Port cities and towns in China, Treaty of Nanking, Yangtze River Delta

Shanghai Grand Theatre

The Shanghai Grand Theatre is one of the largest and best-equipped automatic stages in the world. Since the theatre opened on August 27th, 1998, it has staged over 6,000 performances of operas, musicals, ballets, symphonies, chamber musicconcerts, spoken dramas and various Chinese operas. The site is located at the intersection of Central Boulevard and Huangpi Road South in northern part of the People's Square in Huangpu District, Shanghai, China.

Located at 31.232, 121.467 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Performing arts venues in Shanghai, Buildings and structures in Shanghai, Visitor attractions in Shanghai, Opera houses in China, Theatres in China, Culture in Shanghai

Jing'an District

Jing'an District is one of the central districts of Shanghai. It has an area of 7.62 km². With 305,300 inhabitants (in 2002) it is one of Shanghai's most densely populated districts. The district borders the Huangpu District in the east and south, Putuo District to the north and Changning District to the west. It is also home to one of Shanghai's business districts as can be seen in photos below.

Located at 31.2314, 121.453 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Districts of Shanghai

Shanghai Art Museum

The Shanghai Art Museum (上海美术馆) was an art museum in the city of Shanghai, China. In October 2012 the museum rebranded as the "China Art Museum, Shanghai" (中华艺术宫) when it moved to the China pavilion at Expo 2010 on the former Shanghai Expo 2010 lands. The Shanghai Art Museum building is the former clubhouse building of the Shanghai Race Club. It sits on the edge of People's Square, which was once the Shanghai race course. The Shanghai Art Museum was the original home of the Shanghai Biennale.

Located at 31.2326, 121.466 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Museums in Shanghai, Art museums and galleries in China

Jing'an Temple

Jing'an Temple (Chinese: 静安寺; pinyin: Jìng'ān Sì; literally "Temple of Peace and Tranquility") is a Buddhist temple on the West Nanjing Road in Shanghai, China. Jing'an District, where it is located, is named after the temple.

Located at 31.225, 121.441 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
247 establishments, Chinese architectural history, Buddhist temples in Shanghai, Landmarks in Shanghai

Xintiandi

Xintiandi (Chinese: 新天地; pinyin: Xīntiāndì, "New Heaven and Earth") is an affluent car-free shopping, eating and entertainment district of Shanghai, China. It is composed of an area of reconstituted traditional shikumen ("stone gate") houses on narrow alleys, some adjoining houses which now serve as book stores, cafes and restaurants, and shopping malls. Most of the cafes and restaurants feature both indoor and outdoor seating.

Located at 31.2226, 121.47 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Neighbourhoods of Shanghai, Visitor attractions in Shanghai, Landmarks in Shanghai, Entertainment districts, Pedestrian malls

People's Square (Shanghai)

People's Square is a large public square adjacent to Nanjing Road in the Huangpu District of Shanghai, China. People's Square is the site of Shanghai's municipal government headquarter building, and is used as the standard reference point for measurement of distance in the Shanghai municipality.

Located at 31.2339, 121.468 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Visitor attractions in Shanghai, Squares in China, Parks and gardens in Shanghai

South Shaanxi Road Station

South Shaanxi Road is the name of an interchange station between Lines 1 and 10 of the Shanghai Metro. It is situated within the inner ring-road in Luwan District. The station will serve Line 12 when it enters operation in 2012. Meanwhile, due to construction works on the new line, interchanging between lines 1 and 10 requires exiting the station and crossing a road.

Located at 31.2189, 121.454 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Shanghai Metro stations, 1995 establishments in China

Changshu Road Station

Changshu Road Station is an interchange station between Lines 1 and 7 of the Shanghai Metro. It is situated in Shanghai's Xuhui District, within the inner ring-road.

Located at 31.215, 121.446 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Line 1, Shanghai Metro, Line 7, Shanghai Metro, Shanghai Metro stations

South Huangpi Road Station

South Huangpi Road is the name of a station on Line 1 of the Shanghai Metro. The station is situated within the Inner Ring Road and adjacent to Middle Huaihai Road, the major up-market shopping street in Shanghai. The neighbourhood in the vicinity was a residential district in the old French Concession. In recent years, the area was bought by a property developer and turned into an expensive restaurant district.

Located at 31.225, 121.469 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Shanghai Metro stations

Lippo Plaza

Lippo Plaza is a 38 floor tower in the Luwan District of Shanghai and was completed in 1998. It was built by architect Frank C Y Feng and Associates Limited.

Located at 31.2263, 121.471 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Skyscrapers in Shanghai

Jin Jiang Tower

Jin Jiang Tower is a 46 floor tower in Shanghai, China and was completed in 1988. It was built by architects Wong Tung & Partners Limited. It was the tallest building in Shanghai from its completion in 1988, to the construction of the Oriental Pearl Tower in 1994. It has the largest observatory revolving restaurant in Shanghai.

Located at 31.2223, 121.458 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures completed in 1988, Hotels in Shanghai, Buildings and structures with revolving restaurants, Skyscrapers in Shanghai, Contemporary Chinese architecture

West Nanjing Road Station

Nanjing Road West is the name of a station on Line 2, Shanghai Metro of the Shanghai Metro. This station is conveniently located along one of Shanghai's main commercial streets, with a number of international flagship stores situated nearby. Before October 2006, it was known as Shimen No. 1 Road station (石门一路站).

Located at 31.2311, 121.456 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Shanghai Metro stations

Jing'an Temple Station

Jing'an Temple is the name of an interchange station between Lines 2 and 7 of the Shanghai Metro. This station is located in Jing'an District and near the famous Jing'an Temple. There are shuttle buses that plys between Jing'an Temple and Hongqiao or Pudong airports. The rides take respectively about half an hour and 45 minutes.

Located at 31.225, 121.442 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Shanghai Metro stations

People's Square Station

People's Square is the name of a large interchange station of the Shanghai Metro, located below People's Square in the city center of Shanghai. The station is reputedly the busiest metro station in all of China, handling a daily traffic of 400,000. The station is an interchange between Lines 1, 2 and 8, making it an important interchange station boasting close to twenty exits.

Located at 31.2358, 121.469 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Shanghai Metro stations

Shanghai Centre

Shanghai Centre is located on West Nanjing Road, Jing'an District, Shanghai. It is a comprehensive building complex consisting of three towers rising from an eight-storey base. The whole complex hosts 472 apartment units, 30,000 sq. meters of high-end office area, a supermarket, three stories of luxury department stores, Shanghai Centre Theatre, a Trading Exhibition Centre, and a 5-star hotel. The complex opened in April, 1990, and it consists of three towers and several accessory buildings.

Located at 31.2286, 121.447 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Shanghai, John C. Portman, Jr. buildings

Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Center

The Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Center is located on People's Square, Shanghai, China, adjacent to the municipal government building. The Exhibition Center is a six-story building, with two basement levels, which displays Shanghai's urban planning and development. The focus of the exhibit is a large scale model of the entirety of urban Shanghai, showing existing buildings and approved future buildings.

Located at 31.2334, 121.47 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Buildings and structures in Shanghai, Culture in Shanghai, Architecture museums, Urban planning in China, Museums in Shanghai

Canidrome (Shanghai)

The Shanghai Cultural Plaza precinct is an area in Shanghai's Luwan District, in the former French Concession of Shanghai, China. The area began as the Canidrome, a stadium structure originally built for greyhound racing in 1928. The clubhouse and racetrack became a multi-purpose entertainment venue, but became a place for political rallies after the founding of the People's Republic of China and a mass execution facility.

Located at 31.214, 121.458 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures demolished in 2006, Massacres in China, History of Shanghai

Dashijie Station

Dashijie Station is a station on Shanghai Metro Line 8. It began operation on December 29, 2007. The shortest distance between two stations on the Shanghai Metro system is that between Dashijie and People's Square. The station in linked to an underground shopping complex containing a McDonald's and other fast food outlets.

Located at 31.2294, 121.473 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Line 8, Shanghai Metro, Shanghai Metro stations

Shanghai Concert Hall

Shanghai Concert Hall is located on the intersection of Yan'an Rd and South Tibet Rd of Huangpu District, Shanghai. It was founded in 1930, originally named Nanjing Drama Hall. In 1949, it adopted the name Beijing Cinema. In 1959, it was named Shanghai Concert Hall till today. The hall can accommodate 1,122 seats, 640 on the ground floor and 482 on the second floor. The stage is 8.35 metres by 16 metres, covering around 100 sq. metres.

Located at 31.2289, 121.473 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Shanghai, Performing arts venues in Shanghai

Ruijin Hospital

Ruijin Hospital is a renowned general hospital in Shanghai, China, with the rank of "Grade 3, Class A". It is a university hospital affiliated to School of Medicine, Shanghai Jiao Tong University. The hospital was founded in 1907, formerly known as St. Marie Hospital (广慈医院). It has a land area of 120,000 sq. meters, among which, buildings cover 245,000 sq. meters and green field, 40,000 sq. meters.

Located at 31.2109, 121.467 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Hospitals in Shanghai, Hospitals established in 1907, Affiliated Hospitals of School of Medicine, SJTU

Xintiandi Station

Xintiandi station is the name of a station on Shanghai Metro Line 10. It will also be a station on Line 13.

Located at 31.2183, 121.47 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Shanghai Metro stations, Line 10, Shanghai Metro

Luwan Gymnasium

The Luwan Gymnasium is a basketball arena, in Luwan District, Shanghai, China. The arena is home to the Shanghai Sharks, a member of the Chinese Basketball Association. The facility seats 3,000 people.

Located at 31.2061, 121.459 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Indoor arenas in China, Sports venues in Shanghai, Shanghai Sharks

Fuxing Park

Fuxing Park (复兴公园) is located in the former French Concession of Shanghai, in Luwan District near Nanchang Road. The park, about 10 ha. in size, is designed in the French style, with a center lake, fountains, covered pavilions, and flowerbeds. Early morning, the park fills with dancers, card players, mahjong enthusiasts, and tai chi solo and group artists. According to Time magazine's Hannah Beech, it is one of the must-see sights in Shanghai.

Located at 31.219, 121.464 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Parks and gardens in Shanghai

Huaihai Road

Huaihai Road or Huaihai Lu is one of the two most famous shopping streets in Shanghai, China; the other is Nanjing Road. Compared with the more touristy Nanjing Road, Huaihai Road is more upscale, and is the preferred destination of local residents. Huaihai Road comprises three sections, the main section being Middle Huaihai Road in the former French Concession of Shanghai. Middle Huaihai Road is also well known by its former French name Avenue Joffre.

Located at 31.2178, 121.461 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Streets in Shanghai, Visitor attractions in Shanghai, Landmarks in Shanghai, Culture in Shanghai, Shopping districts and streets in China

Districts of the same city

These districts belong to Shanghai.

Other districts

These are districts that are close by, but belong to a different city than Shanghai.

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2018

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22 Dec
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IRNEST International Conference On Engineering And Technology, System Modeling, Environmental Management & Applied Sciences (ICETSM-DEC-2018)
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25 Dec
2018

27th International Conference On Innovations Through Research Developments In Social Sciences, Humanities And Management Studies. (IRDSSH-DEC-2018)
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31 Dec
2018

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01 Jan
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ECNU
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03 Jan
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09 Jan
2019

CHINA WEDDING EXPO 2019
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Free Capoeira Class In Shanghai
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