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  • Columbia Circle

    • Address
      1262 Yan'an Xi Lu, near Panyu Lu
      延安西路1262号, 近番禺路
    • Phone
      -

    A historical compound that used to house, among other things, the old Navy Club, the Columbia Country Club--a popular hangout for Americans in the 20s and 40s--and a mansion built for Sun Ke, the son of Dr. Sun Yat-Sen, by Hungarian architect Lazlo Hudec. After the... Read more

  • M50 Art District

    • Address
      50 Moganshan Lu, near Changhua Lu
      莫干山路50号, 近昌化路
    • Phone
      n/a

    50 Moganshan Lu, better known as M50, is Shanghai's most famous "gallery district," home to over 50 gallery spaces in Shanghai, and offers a cross-section of emerging Shanghainese and Chinese artists, working in a wide range of styles and mediums. Great for a day's... Read more

  • Shimao Riviera Garden

    • Address
      1 & 2 Weifang Lu, near Pucheng Lu
      潍坊路1弄/2弄, 近浦城路
    • Phone
      6888 8108

    Huge pool in Lujiazui with a sandy beach landscaped with rocks and trees and all kinds of pleasant stuff. It has long been a go-to place at weekends. 200rmb gets you in the door all day. Not open on raining days. The indoor pool is open 7am-10pm; outdoor pool open... Read more

  • Grand Plaza Club House

    • Address
      568 Julu Lu, near Shaanxi Nan Lu
      四方新城俱乐部 巨鹿路568弄, 近陕西南路
    • Phone
      6289 4835

    This is the pool in the Julu Lu compound where you find Maya Mexican restaurant. The location is excellent, and they let in non-resident shitbirds like us, too. And they're open year-round. Okay, the pool's not huge, but it's good enough for a dip. Busy on weekends,... Read more

  • aLa Town

    • Address
      66 Xianfeng Jie, near Jinhui Lu
      先锋街66号, 近金汇路
    • Phone
      3388 3918

    Ala Town, located in the core business district of Wuzhong Road, is an open-style leisure street full of Shanghai cultural elements. Using the iconic Shanghai Art Deco architectural style, a layout with plenty of green spaces, Shanghai style atrium, high and low... Read more

  • Hongqiao Golf Club

    • Address
      Lane 555, Hongxu Lu, near Hongsong Lu
      虹许路555弄, 近红松路
    • Phone
      6421 5522

    Hongqiao Golf Club is your blue-collar golf course. Located close to the center, a little rough around the edges and with well-worn facilities, the compact 9-hole course isn't immaculate, but it works, and crucially, it doesn't require a membership to play. There're... Read more

  • The Cool Docks

    • Address
      505 Zhongshan Nan Lu, near Fuxing Dong L
      中山南路505号, 近复兴东路
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    The Cool Docks is a riverside complex and area in the south bund that hosts restaurants, hotels, cafes, showrooms, warehouses and other venues offering views of the river. Read more

  • Cohost West Bund

    • Address
      218 Baise Lu, near Pingfu Lu
      百色路218号, 近平福路
    • Phone
      400 881 8826

    High-end serviced apartment/"co-living" complex. Read more

  • 758 Julu Place

    • Address
      758 Julu Lu, near Fumin
      巨鹿路758号, 近富民路
    • Phone

    Entertainment complex located right behind the More Than Eat building that faces onto Julu Lu, 758 Julu Place used to be warehouses and offices before some investment saw the place converted into about a dozen restaurants, bars, gyms and other miscellaneous spots in... Read more

  • Lakeville Regency

    • Address
      168 Shunchang Lu, near Zizhong Lu
      顺昌路168号, 近自忠路
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  • Central Residences

    • Address
      Lane 1038, Huashan Lu, near Changle Lu
      华山路1038弄, 近长乐路
    • Phone

    This compound located deep in Xuhui offers friendly, helpful guards (with taxi calling service), sports club (available by opt-in paid membership), including tennis courts and children's playground. 5 mins from Yan'an lu elevated road. Close to Fuxing Lu/Huashan Lu... Read more

  • Ambassy Court

    • Address
      1500 Huaihai Zhong Lu, near Wulumuqi Lu
      淮海中路1500号, 近乌鲁木齐路
    • Phone

    This complex is known as being in the higher-end with popular sports club and swimming pools in the summer. A stones throw away from the American Consulate, Shanghai Library Metro and even hosting the popular new French restaurant, Le Cuivre, this complex (although... Read more

  • One Park Avenue

    • Address
      Lane 500, Changde Lu, near Xinzha Lu
      常德路500弄, 近新闸路
    • Phone

    One Park is considered to be one of the most popular buildings for expats. With club including indoor swimming pool, squash courts, and attentive doormen it is on the higher-end of residential compounds in the city. The apartments all have security gates outside of... Read more

  • 55 by The Group

    • Address
      55 Wulumuqi Nan Lu, near Hengshan Lu
      乌鲁木齐南路55号, 近衡山路
    • Phone
      6428 9799

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  • Lakeside Ville

    • Address
      1517 Huqingping Gong Lu, near Zhuguang Lu
      沪青平公路1517号, 近诸光路
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  • 8 Park Avenue

    • Address
      650 Wuding Lu, near Xikang Lu
      武定路650号, 近西康路
    • Phone

    The newer sister compound to One Park Avenue, Eight Park is also a popular residential compound for expat and locals alike. On the higher-end of the housing market they offer a club, doormen and... Read more

  • Shanghai Disneytown

    • Address
      Lane 255 Shendi Xi Lu, near Qimiao Lu
      申迪西路255弄迪士尼小镇, 近奇妙路
    • Phone

    Disneytown is the shopping, dining, and activities urban hub of the Shanghai Disney Resort. It offers an array of kiosks and stores to pick up souvenirs and gifts, as well as lots of dining options for the whole family (it’s got The Cheesecake Factory and, of course,... Read more

  • The Summit

    • Address
      Lane 99, Wulumuqi Zhong Lu, near Fuxing Xi Lu
      乌鲁木齐中路99弄, 近复兴西路
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  • Shanghai World Financial Center

    • Address
      100 Century Avenue, near Lujiazui Huan Lu
      世纪大道100号, 近陆家嘴环路
    • Phone
      3867 2274

    Shanghai's iconic bottle-opener, one of the crown jewels of the Lujiazui Financial District and a pillar of the Pudong skyline. Opened to the public in 2008, it's a favorite for tourists, as the top floors are open, including a walk across the top that's not for the... Read more

  • Sanhe Garden

    • Address
      123 Yanping Lu, near Wuding Lu
      延平路123号, 近武定路
    • Phone

    This compound is a dense part of the Yanping Lu residential area - with many buildings stacked high with locals and expats alike, this place is always lively. Across from cafes, wine bar, sushi and other restaurants, this compound also hosts a grocery store... Read more