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Select Guide Shanghai is a brand new inspirational guide to this extraordinary city, offering authentic experiences, fresh discoveries, and a good dose of local culture.
An inspirational In the mood for... section is filled with suggestions covering a range of things to do, all grouped by mood, whether you're looking for a gourmet blow-out, nightlife, characterful old streets, some of Asia's best shopping, or a quintessential Shanghai experience.
The Selection offers a collection of over 100 ideas for a memorable stay in Shanghai, organised by neighbourhood, with plenty of secret gems in the mix. Take in the view of the Huangpu River and the amazing Pudong skyline from the Bund waterfront, search for genuine antiques in the markets around Dongtai Road, or sip molecular cocktails and dine on local delicacies in colonial villas. Wherever you are, you can dip in and find inspiration, backed up by clear mapping and reliable practical information.
Hotels suggests great places to stay in the city, organised by theme, whether you are seeking somewhere historic, small and stylish, or with a bird's eye view of Shanghai. Finally, the Essentials section offers a user-friendly run-down of practical information.