Parks

Haiwan National Forest Park

Haiwan National Forest Park is located about 60km from the city center in Shanghai's Fengxian District within the May Fourth Farm. It is a large scale man-made urban forest which focusses on the production of saplings, tourism and sightseeing, scientific research, and education.

Read More...

Dongping National Forest Park

With a forest coverage rate of 90%, Dongping National Forest Park is Eastern China's largest completed man-made plains forest. As one of the top 10 tourist sites in Shanghai, the park is home to a sea of trees and flowers and has excellent air quality and climate. It boasts 20,000 oxygen ions per cubic meter and enjoys 300 days of suitable weather a year.

Read More...

Guhua Park

Construction of Guhua Park began in 1984 and it opened to the public in October 1986. The park has offered free admission since March 2005. The park has been renovated and expanded a number of times; at present it covers an area of over 4 hectares. The park's construction utilized Fengxian's history and brought in or reconstructed a number of historic buildings, giving the park a strong historic atmosphere and rich water town scenery. The park's green spaces cover about 63% of the park, and water around 22%. It's home to a wide variety of plants which give the park a very distinct look each season.

Read More...

Grand View Garden

Grand View Garden (Daguanyuan) is a 5 star park situated 65 kilometers from central Shanghai on the west bank of Dianshan Lake and occupies an area of 9 hectares with 8000 square meters of structures. Originally named Dianshan Lake Scenic Area, the name was changed in 1991 and the park increased in size to 100 hectares from the original 2. It is a major project for promoting socialist culture and ethics in Shanghai and has undergone numerous renovations. It is now a park combining sightseeing, tourism, and leisure activities. In 2000 it was recognized as a AAAA tourist site by the National Tourism Administration.

Read More...

Chenshan Botanical Garden

Chenshan Botanical Garden is located within the Sheshan National Tourist Resort and stretches from the central river at Sheshan in the east to Chenta Road in the west, from Shenzhuan Road in the north, to Huachen Road in the south. It stretches 1600 meters east to west, and 1500 meters north to south with an overall planned area of 2,076,300 square meters.

Read More...

Square Pagoda Park

The garden is centered around the Song Dynasty Square Pagoda (originally Xingshengjiao Temple Pagoda) which is a national cultural relic. It is surrounded by ancient buildings including the municipal cultural relic Ming Dynasty carved stone wall, and district cultural relics including the Song Dynasty Wangxian Bridge, Ming Dynasty Lanrui Hall (aka Nanmu Hall), Qing Dynasty Tianfei Palace and Chen Huacheng Temple, a mock ancient corridor (includes calligraphy by Dong Qichang imitating Huai Su's style), an ancient trench-like pathway, Helouxuan Pavilion, and Wulao Peaks etc.

Read More...

Zuibaichi Park

Zuibaichi is one of the famous classical gardens in Southern China and a popular tourist attraction in Shanghai. Its predecessor dates back over 900 years. The park covers an area of just over 5 hectares and is home to ancient trees, pavilions, and historic sites.

Read More...

Shanghai Wild Animal Park

Shanghai Wild Animal Park is China's first state-level wild animal park and was built thanks to a cooperation between Shanghai Municipal People's Government and the State Forestry Administration. It occupies an area of 153 hectares and is about 35 kilometers from the city center. The park was opened to the public on November 18, 1995 and was included in the first batch of national AAAA rated tourist attractions. On May 8, 2007, the National Tourism Administration rated the park as a 5A tourist attraction. The park is home to over 200 types of representative and rare animals from around the world, with over 10,000 animals in total. These include giraffes, zebras, antelopes, and white rhinos, as well as Grade 1 National Key Protected Species such as pandas, golden snub-nosed monkeys, and golden takin. The park can be toured both on foot or by car.

Read More...

Century Park

Century Park is an urban ecological park with strong natural characteristics and covers an area of 140.3 hectares. It is mainly comprised of large open turfed areas, forests and lakes. The park is split into 7 sections, the Pastoral Scenery Area, Lake Area, Open Forest and Lawn Area, Bird Preservation Area, International Garden Area, and Miniature Golf Course, and has 45 scenic spots including the Flower Clock, Mirror Lake, High Column Fountain, Southern Style area, Eastern Hongzhu bonsai garden, Green World Relief Wall, Musical Fountain, Open-air Music Square, Lucky Pond, Bird Island, Olmec Head Sculpture, and the Montreal Garden. The park also has 13 other activities such as a children's playground, bike rental, sightseeing cars, boat rental, a maze, a fishing area, and a pigeon house.

Read More...

Guyi Garden

Guyi Garden, located in Nanxiang Town in Shanghai’s Jiading District, was built in the Ming Dynasty during the reign of the Wanli Emperor and was originally a private garden. The name comes from a poem about bamboo due to the lush bamboo growing in the garden. When first constructed, the garden’s layout was full of twists and turns with the connecting pavilions and halls placed beautifully within the natural surroundings. After 400 years of war and the fall of the dynasties, most of the buildings are no longer there. After the founding of the P.R.C., the garden was restored and enlarged a number of times and now occupies an area of almost 10 hectares. It has 6 scenic areas: Hermitage Pavilion, Playing Goose Pond, Green and Clear Garden, Mandarin Duck Lake, and Nanxiang Wall. It’s a great place to see well preserved and renovated Ming and Qing Dynasty architecture.

Read More...

2017-10-19
2017-10-19
2017-10-17
2017-10-16
2017-10-11
2017-10-11
2017-10-10
2017-10-09
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Video

The Official Shanghai China Travel Website is a practical and authoritative guide for visitors who travel to Shanghai China, and those corporations engaged in planning and organizing corporate incentive travel, conventions, exhibitions and events (MICE) in Shanghai China, covering Shanghai map, weather, flights, airport, train, hotels, restaurants, travel, expo travel, attractions, shopping, art, sports, nightlife, exhibitions, trade fairs, conventions, meetings, events etc.