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  • teamLab Borderless

    • Address
      Bldg. C-2, 100 Huayuan Gang Lu, near Bansongyuan Lu
      花园港路100号C-2号楼, 近半淞园路
    • Phone
      6323 2225

    A futuristic wonderland of a museum, by Japanese digital art collective teamLab. Inside, it's a fantasy world spread across many rooms, with endlessly changing and interactive projections creating a disorienting trip akin to that bit in 2001: A Space Odyssey where... Read more

  • Mr.X

    • Address
      Bldg 1, 550 Jumen Lu, near Quxi Lu
      局门路550号1号楼, 近瞿溪路
    • Phone
      3304 1233

    Mr.X (same name, same concept as the one near Zhongshan Park, but in no way related) is an escape room/room escape center. It works like this: You and a group of friends are locked in a room together––no smartphones, no cameras––and your task is to get out. How?... Read more

  • Taikang Lu (Tianzi Fang)

    • Address
      Tianzifang, Lane 210 Taikang Lu, near Sinan Lu
      田子坊, 泰康路210弄, 近思南路
    • Phone

    What was originally a 420-meter-long Taikang Lu is now expanded into the neighboring lane ways to be more then double the size, between Ruijin and Sinan Lu was initially slated to be Shanghai's "art street" back in 1998 when a former candy factory was renovated to... Read more

  • Xintiandi

    • Address
      Lane 181 Taicang Lu, near Madang Lu
      太仓路181弄, 近马当路
    • Phone

    Translated to "New Heaven and Earth", Xintiandi is the ritzy cultural hub in the heart of Shanghai, composed of restored traditional shikumen ("stone gate") houses on narrow alleys. Xintiandi is one of Shanghai's most popular tourist destinations and home to some of... Read more

  • Confucius Temple

    • Address
      215 Wenmiao Lu near Zhonghua Lu
      文庙路215号, 近中华路
    • Phone
      6407 3593

    Combining temple and school, this site offers an area for quiet reflection among Shanghai's busy streets. The temple dates back to 1855 but has been restored multiple times. The only original structure on the grounds is a three story pagoda near the entrance.... Read more

  • Jixiang Li

    • Address
      Lane 531-541 Henan Zhong Lu, near Ningbo Lu
      河南中路531-541弄, 近宁波路
    • Phone

    A stone’s throw away from the Bund, the nearly 150 year old Jixiang Li is perhaps Shanghai’s oldest surviving shikumen in Shanghai. It was built four years after Xingren Li, the earliest recorded shikumen (demolished in 1980). Jixiang Li used to be 24 blocks, but... Read more

  • City God Temple

    • Address
      249 Fangbang Zhong Lu, near Jiujiaochang Lu
      方浜中路249号, 近旧校场路
    • Phone

    Called 城隍庙 (cheng huang miao) in Chinese, the temple is a popular tourist attraction packed in with the busy shops that surround Yu Garden. Read more

  • Former Residence of Mei Lanfang

    • Address
      87 Sinan Lu, near Fuxing Zhong Lu
      思南路87号, 近复兴中路
    • Phone

    Hailed as China’s “Queen of Peking Opera” for his mastery of playing female roles, Mei Lanfang is a name to be reckoned with all over China. He moved from Beijing into this four-floor, Spanish-style garden house in 1932, where he lived with his family for nearly... Read more

  • Former Residence of Zhou Enlai

    • Address
      73 Sinan Lu, near Fuxing Zhong Lu
      思南路73号, 近复兴中路
    • Phone
      6473 0420

    This is the old home of one of China’s most beloved politicians of the 20th century, and the first premier of the People’s Republic of China from 1949 to his death in 1976. The three-storey Spanish villa where Zhou used to live was built in the early 1920s. It became... Read more