Serving as the largest base of Chinese industrial technology，theimportant seaport and China's largest commercial and financial center, Shanghaidraws the attention of the whole world.
Modern Shanghai has three key areas of interest to the visitor. These compriseSightseeing，Businessand Shopping center upon People's Square and along the Huangpu River. Thecity's Cultural Center with its public activities and community facilities andfinally the main Entertainment and Holiday Tourism area is located at Mt.Sheshan，ChongmingIsland，DingshanLake and Shenshuigang Area.
Known as “the Oriental Paris"，Shanghai is a shopper's paradise.One of the musts for tourists is Nanjing Road. Huaihai Road intrigues thosewith modern and fashionable tastes，while Sichuan North Road meetsthe demands of ordinary folks. In addition，Xujiahui Shopping Center，YuyuanShopping City，JialiSleepless City are thriving and popular destinations for those who are seekingto buy something special as a memento of their visit.
A wide variety of cuisines can be found in the City and today Shanghai offers aplethora of culinary delights focusing on the traditions of Beijing，Yangzhou，Sichuan，Guangzhouas well as its own local dishes. Shanghai's restaurants are among the finest tobe found in China and they welcome diners from anywhere at any time.
Cultural activities include theater groups，film studios，asymphony orchestra，theballet, opera companies，acrobaticsand even a circus.