General Shanghai (2)
Known as the 'Oriental Paris', Shanghai is a shopper's paradise. One of the musts for tourists is Nanjing Road. Huaihai Road intrigues those with modern and fashionable tastes, while Sichuan North Road meets the demands of ordinary folk. In addition, Xujiahui Shopping Center, Yuyuan Shopping City, Jiali Sleepless City are thriving and popular destinations for those who are seeking to buy something special as a memento of their visit.
A wide variety of cuisines can be found in the City and today Shanghai offers a plethora of culinary delights focusing on the traditions of Beijing, Yangzhou, Sichuan, Guangzhou as well as its own local dishes. Shanghai's restaurants are among the finest to be found in China and they welcome diners from anywhere at any time.
Shanghai is the largest commercial and financial center in China and is considered by many to be the gateway to China. Praised as the 'Paris of the Oriental', the metropolis displays a beautiful synthesis of both modern and traditional Chinese features. Nowadays Shanghai attracts millions of visitors both from within China and abroad with its historical relics as well as its wide range of modern entertainment.