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DISCOVER PUDONG ATTRACTIONS IN A SHANGHAI CITY CENTER HOTEL

China's largest city, Shanghai is a global financial hub with a sleek modern vibe and fascinating history. Soaring above it all atop a towering skyscraper, The Ritz-Carlton Shanghai, Pudong is a welcoming respite in the city centre, near Lujiazui, The Bund, Yu Garden, Huangpu River, Hongqiao Railway Station and Shanghai Pudong International Airport. It's all here waiting for you at a cosmopolitan destination with so many things to see and do.

THE SHANGHAI MUSEUM

The Shanghai Museum is one of the four largest museum in China, housing a collection of 12,300 pieces of art in 23 categories of valuable cultural relics. Permanent galleries include bronze, ceramics, painting, calligraphy, sculpture, furniture, jade, seals, coins, minority arts, and bamboo, wood and lacquer wares and ceramics.

Distance: 2.8 miles/10 minutes by car
Address: 201 People’s Avenue, Pudong District, Shanghai.
Contact: 86 21 6372 3500

SHANGHAI URBAN PLANNING EXHIBITION HALL

An impressive showcase the details of Shanghai’s past, present and future, the Urban Planning Exhibition Hall maps out the vision of the city’s urban planners. A sprawling model of the city in 2020 is the centerpiece on the third floor of the museum, while a recreated 1930’s old street in the basement takes visitors to the golden age of Shanghai.

Distance: 3 miles/10 minutes by car
Address:100 People‘s Avenue, in the east of People’s Square, Huangpu District, Shanghai.
Contact: 86 21 6318 4477

SHANGHAI SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY MUSEUM

Themed with “Nature, Mankind, Technology”, Shanghai Science & Technology Museum works for promoting the scientific and cultural quality of the local citizens.
It has opened 14 thematic exhibition halls to the public at present, and four special theaters in the museum, including IMAX 3D Theater, IMAX Dome Theater, IWERKS Theater and Space Theater.

Distance: 3.1 miles/10 minutes by car
Address: 2000 Century Avenue, Pudong District, Shanghai.
Contact: 86 21 6854 2000

SHANGHAI HISTORY MUSEUM

Founded in 1983, the Shanghai History Museum relocated to the Oriental Pearl Radio and TV Tower in 2000. More than 40,000 exhibits collected by the Museum over the years reflect Shanghai’s past and modern historical backgrounds. These include the bronze tigers which used to stand proud at the entrance of the Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, printing machines from the Commercial Press and a 1930’s model of the Bund.

Distance: 3.4 miles/14 minutes by car
Address: 325 Nanjing Xi Lu, Huangpu District, Shanghai.
Contact: 86 21 6323 2504

SUN YAT-SEN’S FORMER RESIDENCE

Dr. Sun Yat-sen was the key figure in the 1911 revolution which brought down the Qing (Manchu) Dynasty and is revered as the founder of modern China. He lived in Shanghai from 1918 to 1924 and compiled a library of 2,700 volumes, many books in English and other foreign languages. After his death, Soong Ching Ling continued to stay here till 1937. Located in a quiet residential area reminiscent of London or Paris.

Distance: 4 miles/20 minutes by car
Address: 7 Xiangshan Road, Jing’an District, Shanghai.
Contact: 86 21 3110 8550

POWER STATION OF ART

Established on October 1, 2012, the Power Station of Art (PSA) is the first state-run museum dedicated to contemporary art in mainland China. It is also home to the Shanghai Biennale.
Standing tall by Shanghai’s mother river, the Huangpu River, PSA now occupies an area of 42-thousand square meters. With an internal height of 27 meters, the museum now houses exhibition sections that add up to 15-thousand square meters, and its 165-meter chimney, being an independent exhibition space, has also become an integral part of Shanghai’s world-famous skyline.

Distance: 4.7 miles/25 minutes by car
Address: 678 Miaojiang Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai.
Contact: 86 21 3110 8550

TEAMLAB BORDERLESS SHANGHAI

teamLab Borderless is a world of artworks without boundaries, a museum without a map created by art collective teamLab. teamLab Borderless is a group of artworks that form one borderless world. Artworks move out of rooms, communicate with other works, influence, and sometimes intermingle with each other with no boundaries.

Distance: 5 miles/25 minutes by car
Address: Unit C-2, 100 Huayuangang Road Huangpu, Shanghai, China
Dates: 2019.11.05 - 2020.11.04 (Closed on the 1st Monday and the 3rd Monday of each month)

ORIENTAL PEARL TV TOWER

The Oriental Pearl Radio and Television Tower stands tall in Pudong Park in the up and coming Lujiazui district. An iconic symbol of modern Shanghai, the distinctive design boasts 11 spheres resembling pearls. Views from the viewing platforms are spectacular as they afford panoramic views of Pudong and the Bund on the opposite bank of the Huangpu River.

Distance: 0.7 miles/5 minutes by walking

PEOPLE’S SQUARE

A spectacular space in the heart of the city, People’s Square is the second largest square in China. It was formerly the site of the city’s race course and sports arena. Today, amidst landscaped greenery, the square is framed by the Shanghai Municipal Government Building, the state-of-the-art Shanghai Grand Theater, the Shanghai Museum and the Urban Planning Exhibition Hall.

Distance: 3 miles/10 minutes by car

JADE BUDDHA TEMPLE

Jade Buddha Temple was built in the Qing Dynasty. It is well-known in China especially for its fine stately jade statues of Buddha. Two cherished statues of Sakyamuni (a sitting one and a reclining one) are kept in the Jade Buddha Chamber. Besides, a lot of bestowal is collected. The architecture is in the style of the Song Dynasty, with symmetrical halls and courtyards, upturned eaves and bright yellow walls.

Distance: 3.1 miles/10 minutes by car

THE BUND

The Bund is Shanghai’s waterfront boulevard, most well known for its iconic buildings built before 1949. The promenade is a hive of activity in the morning, full of residents practicing ballroom dancing, kung fu, qigong and Tai’chi. The rest of the day, visitors stroll along, snapping photos of the Oriental Pearl TV Tower on the opposite bank. In the evenings, lovers come out for romantic walks amidst the floodlights accentuating the buildings’ architecture.

Distance: 3.4 miles/15 minutes by car

YUYUAN GARDEN AND BAZAAR

Yu Yuan Garden was built in the Ming Dynasty in the 18th century. It is a famous classic garden in Southeast China with more than 40 vista points, including pavilions, chambers, towers, halls, ponds and rockeries. Outside Yu Yuan Garden is the City God Temple Bazaar, which has stores that sell traditional Chinese arts and crafts, medicine and souvenirs.

Distance: 3.4 miles/15 minutes by car

XINTIANDI

Located in the city center near the site of the First Congress Hall of the Chinese Communist Party, Xintiandi - New Heaven and Earth - is an urban tourist attraction imbued with the city's historical and cultural legacies. Visitors will delight in the host of dining, retail, entertainment, cultural, recreational, commercial and residential facilities housed in restored Shikumen houses - an old form of building architecture unique to Shanghai.

Distance: 3.9 miles/20 minutes by car

LONG HUA PAGODA AND TEMPLE

This pagoda is the oldest and largest in Shanghai. It was built in the year 274 and then rebuilt in the early Song dynasty (10th century). The temple buildings date from the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) and follow the original Song Dynasty seven-hall design. In the temple are Buddhist scriptures, gold seals and Buddhist statues.

Distance: 10.5 miles/30 minutes by car

SHANGHAI IFC MALL

Just across the majestic Huangpu River from the heart of downtown Shanghai, Shanghai ifc mall has a total area of over 1,100,000 square feet and houses a collection of over 100 global flagships and concept stores of well-established and new-to-market brands.

Distance: 0 miles/1 minute by walking
Address: 8 Century Avenue, Lujiazui, Pudong District, Shanghai

  • Ideal Location
    Situated in the heart of Lujiazui and adjacent to Shanghai famous tourist sightseeing Pearl Court.

  • Impressive Top Brands
    Offers the best world-renowned luxury brands such as Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Hermes, Gucci, Prada, Cartier, Ermenegildo Zegna, Salvatore Ferragamo, Giorgio Armani, Tiffany, Dunhill, Burberry , Dolce & Gabbana and first Apple Store in Shanghai.

  • Matchless Shopping Experience
    The first-in-town deluxe PALACE Cinema, the world-famous chain’s first store which opens in China -- city’super, and big names in both Oriental, Western & fusion cuisine bring the perfect ‘ye-shanghai’ relaxing experience.

  • World-class Design
    Designed by renowned American Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects and the interior design was undertaken by famous Benoy Architects, the façade of Shanghai ifc mall emphasizes the faces of a diamond in crystalline forms.

  • Easy Accessibility
    The driving distance to Puxi is only 15 minutes. The mall is well connected with direct access from LG2 to the Lujiazui station on Metro Line 2. Hongqiao Airport is connected on the west and Pudong International Airport via the Maglev train on the east. About 1,900 spaces are provided, making this the largest parking lot in Shanghai.


DISNEY STORE

Shanghai Disney Store is the world's largest Disney flagship Store. Located in Shanghai pudong lujiazui financial district with 860 square meters of retail area, and 5000 square meters of outdoor theme square, the store is selling more than 2000 kinds of Disney merchandise.

Distance: 0.3 miles/5 minute by walking
Address: 180 Fenghe Road, Pudong District, Shanghai

NANJING ROAD

Nanjing Lu is Shanghai's most famous shopping street. Fronting Nanjing Xi Lu is Plaza 66, home to international luxury brands. A pedestrianized street, Nanjing Dong Lu is more popular among the masses. High-end shopping centers are located next to local establishments and eateries. At night, neon signs illuminate the street, perfect for the quintessential snap shot of Shanghai.

Distance: 3.6 miles/15 minutes by car

HUAI HAI ROAD

Stretching for miles on end, Huai Hai Lu has several department stores and increasingly, more branded stores. From fashion to skin care, make-up, cafes and restaurants, this is a shopping haven for shopaholics.

Distance: 3.9 miles/20 minutes by car

SHANGHAI OCEAN AQUARIUM

Shanghai Ocean Aquarium covers an area of about 13,000 square meters. The two main buildings of Shanghai Ocean Aquarium looks like two a pyramids, with a total construction area of over 20,000 square meters. It is known as the world's second largest Ocean Aquarium, and the first in Asia. the aquarium is separated into 9 distinct thematic zones, with a collection of more than 450 species of aquatic animals from the five continents and four oceans.

Distance: 0.5 miles/10 minutes by walking
Address: 1388 Lujiazui Ring Road, Pudong District, Shanghai

SHANGHAI NATURAL WILD INSECT KINGDOM

Covering an area of 3,000 square meters (more than 3,600 square yards), the Shanghai Natural Wild Insect Kingdom, a Sino-Singapore joint venture, is situated in Fenghe Road in the Pudong New Area, next to the Oriental Pearl Tower. It is a popular science exhibition hall which combines tourism, admiration and popular science education as a whole. The exhibits are mainly live insects as well as amphibians and reptiles. With more than 300 species of live & sample exhibits, it is the first museum of its kind in the nation.

Distance: 0.5 miles/10 minutes by walking
Address: 1 Fenghe Road, Pudong District, Shanghai

HAPPY VALLEY AMUSEMENT PARK

Shanghai Happy Valley is renowned as a theme park of beautiful scenery, huge areas to explore, superb scientific and technological content with breathtaking and exciting amusements.

Distance: 24 miles/1 hour by car
Address: 888 Linhu Road Southwest of She Shan, Songjiang District, Shanghai.

SHANGHAI CIRCUS WORLD

The Shanghai Circus World has a distinctive architecture with a splendid golden vault and can seat an audience of 1638. The advanced stage facilities, lighting and sound equipment enable it to be a comprehensive performance site, which holds domestic and international circus programs, acrobatics, singing and dancing performances as well as the Shanghai International Magic Festival & Competition. Shanghai Circus World opening hours are depended on show time.

Distance: 7.5miles/25 minutes by car
Address: 2266 Gonghexin Road, Jing'an District, Shanghai

CHANGFENG OCEAN WORLD

The ocean world is the only marine life-themed show stadium in China, which is home to thousands of creatures from oceans and rivers all over the world. It showcases a colorful and spectacular underwater world with animal shows such as fishes and sharks dancing together, deep ocean diving, otter comedy and so on.

Distance: 8.7 miles/28 minutes by car
Address: 525 Zaoyang Roand, Changfeng Park, Putuo District, Shanghai

SHANGHAI ZOO

Shanghai Zoo was once named Xijiao Park when it was built in 1954. It is the second largest city zoos of China, the home of over 6,000 animals, including pandas, Yangtze alligators and other rare breeds.

Distance: 10.5 miles/30 minutes by car
Adress: 2381 Hongqiao Road, Changning District, Shanghai

SHANGHAI WILD ANIMAL PARK

Covering an area of 153 hectares (378 acres), the zoo is the home of over 200 kinds of animals from all over the world including rare animals and animals under the state special protection. The zoo can be divided into a walking area where you travel on foot and a bus-riding area where you take a bus to enjoy close contact with the wild animals. There are five main sections in Shanghai Wild Animal Park: animal performing hall and areas for wild beasts, herbivores, penned animals and other animals.

Distance: 24 miles/50 minutes by car
Address: 178 Nanliu Hailway Sanzao Township, Pudong District, Shanghai