Situated on the banks of the Yangtze River Delta, Shanghai is a dynamic cosmopolitan city characterised by an ultra-modern, futuristic skyline and a vibrant cultural legacy. The largest city in China by population, Shanghai has massively transformed over the years from a sleepy fishing village to an international metropolis on par with the likes of New York and Paris.
Besides playing a vital role in China’s economy, Shanghai is also an important tourist destination. Reputedly the best area for shopping in the whole of China, the city is also filled with hundreds of visitors’ attractions from historical landmarks such as The Bund and the 400-year-old Yu Yuan Gardens to fancy skyscrapers such as the Oriental Pearl Tower and Shanghai World Financial Centre. Shanghai is also known as a gastronomical heaven where one can find a diverse array of culinary offerings, from local to international fare.