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The best things to do in Shanghai this week
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The best things to do in Shanghai this week

Frozen II, The Pearl’s 6th Anniversary, Winesgiving and more...

What to expect from the Centre Pompidou collaboration at West Bund Museum
Art

What to expect from the Centre Pompidou collaboration at West Bund Museum

Curated with local visitors in mind, it's a perfect starting point to get acquainted with modern art

See Shanghai through the eyes of 60 illustrators at this exhibition
Art

See Shanghai through the eyes of 60 illustrators at this exhibition

From juicy xiaolongbao to Waibaidu Bridge, these mock magazine covers showcase what makes Shanghai special

The best Chinese dessert shops in Shanghai
Restaurants

The best Chinese dessert shops in Shanghai

These places are pretty sweet

Shanghai's best practice rooms and studios
Music

Shanghai's best practice rooms and studios

Get back in touch with your inner musician

Autumn in Shanghai

Shanghai's best bathhouses
Health & Wellness

Shanghai's best bathhouses

For a supremely relaxing experience, check out the hottest pools in town

The best weekend getaways from Shanghai
Travel

The best weekend getaways from Shanghai

Escape the concrete jungle with these weekend trips that are perfect for outdoor explorers, swank seekers, sun loungers and more

The best restaurants for dates in Shanghai
Restaurants

The best restaurants for dates in Shanghai

Make the sparks fly at the best restaurants to take a date in Shanghai

Free and crazy cheap workouts in Shanghai
Health & Wellness

Free and crazy cheap workouts in Shanghai

There's plenty of fun to be had on a tight budget

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Book tickets

Come From Away

Come From Away

One of the biggest hits on Broadway, COME FROM AWAY will open in China next year, which will be its first landing in non-English speaking country. Producers ACOrange, Junkyard Dog Productions and Rodn

08 May
Shanghai Culture Square
teamLab Borderless Shanghai

teamLab Borderless Shanghai

The sprawling ‘museum without a map’ (covering 6,600sqm) will be home to as many as 50 teamLab productions

Roald Dahl's Matilda: The Musical

Roald Dahl's Matilda: The Musical

The multi-award winning musical from the Royal Shakespeare Company comes to Shanghai Culture Square

06 Dec
Shanghai Culture Square
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The latest from Shanghai

The Propaganda Poster Art Center is moving to a new home
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The Propaganda Poster Art Center is moving to a new home

The space offers a remarkable look into the history of 20th-century China

Didi is relaunching its Hitch ride-share service
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Didi is relaunching its Hitch ride-share service

The free service is back with all-new safety regulations

Parcel delays, discounts and more to look out for during the Import Expo
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Parcel delays, discounts and more to look out for during the Import Expo

Shanghai is bracing for the second annual China International Import Expo

This new Xintiandi pedestrian street will have pop-up market and food stalls every weekend
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This new Xintiandi pedestrian street will have pop-up market and food stalls every weekend

A section of Hubin Lu will be closed to traffic and feature tons of entertainment

You can now send money through WeChat Pay using only a phone number
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You can now send money through WeChat Pay using only a phone number

See your money fly faster than ever before

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Latest restaurant reviews

Peking Inn
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Peking Inn

Take a peek into the capital's cuisine beyond Beijing roast duck

  • 3 out of 5 stars
BOR
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BOR

Nordic-bent restaurant where the boundary between kitchen and airy dining room has dissolved

  • 3 out of 5 stars
Jin Hua
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Jin Hua

Yunnan food with a feminist stance

  • 4 out of 5 stars
Polux
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Polux

Paul Pairet’s take on the French café is anything but standard

  • 5 out of 5 stars
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Latest bar reviews

Birds of Paradise
Bars

Birds of Paradise

Yao Lu and Austin Hu (Union Trading Company) are embracing Hawaiian prints and tropical drinks at their new tiki cocktail bar Birds of Paradise on Yanping Lu

  • 4 out of 5 stars
Soul Sacred Space
Bars

Soul Sacred Space

There’s no bad time to shout ‘shots, shots, shots’ at this cocktail bar

  • 3 out of 5 stars
The Odd Couple
Bars

The Odd Couple

A retro 1980's-themed cocktail bar from industry vets Shingo Gokan and Steve Schneider

  • 4 out of 5 stars
Monkey 3.0
Bars

Monkey 3.0

An intimate speakeasy with clever cocktails and hip hop

  • 4 out of 5 stars

Shanghai area guides

Old Xuhui
Things to do

Old Xuhui

Boutiques, cafés, cocktail bars and restaurants in Old Xuhui

Xintiandi
Things to do

Xintiandi

Restaurants, shops, parks and a slice of Shanghai history in Xintiandi

Zhongshan Park
Things to do

Zhongshan Park

Parks, sites, shops, restaurants and things to do near Zhongshan Park

Jingan
Things to do

Jingan

Shops, restaurants, bars and cafes in Jingan

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