Shanghai has always been one of the most important cultural and intellectual cities in China, but what makes this city unique is the fact that he developed in an incredible way in recent decades to become the third largest financial center in the world and the most important commercial city of China and all the Far East.
The city is located in a strategic position on the banks of the Yangtze River Delta, near the East China Sea, is one of the largest metropolises in the world and its metropolitan area has a population of over 23 million inhabitants. Its port is one of the most important in the Far East.
The skyscrapers of Shanghai and its modern appearance is the symbol of the economic development of China, Shanghai today is a multi-cultural metropolis with both modern and traditional Chinese features.
Modern Shanghai has three key areas of interest for the visitor: tourist, business and shopping all these activities are centered on People Square and along the Huangpu River. The city’s cultural center with its public activities and community facilities and entertainment tourism is concentrated at Mt Sheshan, Chongming Island, lake Dingshan and Shenshuigang.
FLIGHT INFORMATION: The city of Shanghai has two main airports, the first is the Shanghai Pudong International Airport, which is the most important and where international flights arrive, and the Shanghai Hongqiao Airport, which receives almost exclusively domestic flights. The new international airport of Shanghai Pudong is located in the eastern part of Pudong district of Shanghai.