Shanghai is located in east longitude 120 degree 51-122 degree 12 , latitude 30 degree 40-31 degree 53, located on the west coast of the Pacific Ocean, the Asian continent along the East China coast, North and South Center, the Yangtze River and Qian Tang River to the sea junction. It is boun ...
Enough remains, however, to ensure the city's raucous past is not forgotten. Prior to the European incursions of the 19th century, Shanghai was an unremarkable wattle and daub village. In 1842, the Treaty of Nanjing ended the Opium War and ushered in the foreign settlements that would dominate the c ...
Although Shanghai Municipality spans a large area ,the main tourist sights, clustered in Central Shanghai, are easily accessible by public transportation. Unfortunately for non-Chinese speakers, bilingual bus route maps are practically nonexistent. The situation with Chinese language maps is slightl ...
Information and Service
Tourist Office:The extra-handy Hotline for Tourist Consultancy offers advice and information 24hr in English, Chinese and Japanese. For those looking for a face-to-face encounter, there are information desks scattered around the city , offering maps, brochures and other information in Chinese and English. People's square Tourist Information Center, in the ticket-checking lobby of the people's square metro stop. Open daily 8:30am-5:00pm. Travel Agencies: CITS, 2 Jingling Dong Lu, Guangmi ...