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Shanghai overview

Nature lovers can explore top areas in Shanghai such as Yu Yuan Garden and Pudong Riverside Promenade and Park. Make time to see other popular sights such as The Bund and Jing An Temple. If you're looking for a new favorite getaway, look no further than Shanghai.

Where to stay in Shanghai

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Shanghai has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Shanghai with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Shanghai hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Shanghai hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Shanghai

Fly in to Shanghai (SHA-Hongqiao Intl.), 8 mi (12.9 km) from downtown Shanghai. Shanghai (PVG-Pudong Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 20.3 mi (32.7 km) away.

Train stations include:
  • • Shanghai Railway Station
  • • Shanghai South Railway Station
  • • Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station
Metro stations include:
  • • People's Square Station
  • • Dashijie Station
  • • Xinzha Road Station

What to see around Shanghai

Known for its attractions including:
  • • Shanghai Disneyland©
  • • Great World Entertainment Center
  • • Shanghai Natural Wild Insect Kingdom
  • • Shanghai Ocean Aquarium
  • • Shanghai Circus World
Here are some favorite shopping areas to window-shop or find souvenirs:
  • • Nanjing Road Shopping District
  • • Xintiandi
  • • Raffles City
  • • Shanghai Landmark Department Store
  • • Huanghe Road
Some top sights include:
  • • The Bund
  • • Jing An Temple
  • • People's Square
  • • Shanghai Museum
  • • Old Chinese City

When to visit Shanghai

Wondering what time of year to travel, or what clothes to pack? Here are seasonal norms to help you with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 60°F day, 35°F night
  • • April-June: 84°F day, 48°F night
  • • July-September: 89°F day, 66°F night
  • • October-December: 76°F day, 38°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 7.87 inches
  • • April-June: 14.49 inches
  • • July-September: 16.61 inches
  • • October-December: 6.42 inches

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