With its skyscrapers, trendy shops, tangled traffic, and teeming bazaars, dynamic Shanghai is a blend of the modern and the traditional. Visit Shanghai’s main shopping areas, Nanjing Donglu and Yuyan Bazaar, as well as its many markets that offer everything from Mao memorabilia, to flowers and birds. Shanghai Museum is a treasure trove of antiquities, while modern-day Buddhism is on display at the Jade Buddhist Temple. Another rich cultural tradition is the juggling, tumbling, and flying Shanghai Acrobatic Troupe. But, you have not really seen Shanghai until you gaze upon its dazzling electric nighttime sky from aboard a boat.
Revisit an important era in Chinese railroading history when the last of the steam trains increasingly shared the tracks with the more modern diesel and electric trains. Due to the size of China’s population, as well as the land the country occupies, the railroad network is a very important component to everyday life in China.Watch Now >>