Your ultimate guide to Shanghai

Discover the best Shanghai events, things to do, restaurants, gigs and nightlife

5 brilliant and beautiful bike rides in and around Shanghai
Things to do

5 brilliant and beautiful bike rides in and around Shanghai

Saddle up and discover Shanghai via some well-ridden tracks, scenic river paths and gruelling hill climbs

The best art exhibitions in Shanghai right now
Art

Miss art? Check out these fantastic Shanghai exhibitions now

From large-scale group exhibitions to quirky solo shows, here's some of our favourites for an art-hungry summer

9 bars and restaurants with outdoor seating to check out now

Restaurants

9 bars and restaurants with outdoor seating to check out now


Slap on your favourite t-shirt or sundress and hit these patios so you can soak up the sun

4 hiking trips around Shanghai you should take right now
Travel

4 hiking trips around Shanghai you should take right now

China’s most majestic mountains are just a train ride away

Back to the street with 12 best films made in or about Shanghai
Film

Back to the street with 12 best films made in or about Shanghai

Shanghai has inspired lots of box-office hits, both in China and abroad, here's some of the very best

The latest from Shanghai

Shanghai now ranks the world's 8th most costly city for expats
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Shanghai now ranks the world's 8th most costly city for expats

A new report weighs up currency values and the costs of rent, public transport and household staples

Shanghai Film Fest cancelled, Shanghai Fashion Week goes online
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Shanghai Film Fest cancelled, Shanghai Fashion Week goes online

The 25th SIFF is postponed to 2023, while the 20th SFW opts for online showcases

Some tourist attractions and a third of Shanghai parks are open
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Some tourist attractions and a third of Shanghai parks are open

Expect more intercity trains and an extended presale period too

Negative PCR result needed to take public transport from June 1
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Negative PCR result needed to take public transport from June 1

Find out how to get a PCR test at the 15,000 semi-permanent test stations across the city

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The best upcoming Shanghai events

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Latest restaurant openings

Suzie
Restaurants

Suzie

French bistro with food from Freddy Raoult and top-notch wines

Roma
Restaurants

Roma

Upscale Italian on Kanding Lu where classics are handcrafted and made with nonnerly love

Sakaba Malabar
Restaurants

Sakaba Malabar

Longtime neighbourhood Spanish bar now with a sleek Japanese makeover

Bonica
Restaurants

Bonica

Grilled Mediterranean-style meats, seafood and more in a sleek, trendy setting

Yaya's
Restaurants

Yaya's

Temporary pasta pop-up at X Bar from Andrew Moo (Taste Collective), Dan Li (formerly Bird) and Mike Liu (Lucky Mart)

Shanghai's best bits

The best things to do on Nanchang Lu
Things to do

The best things to do on Nanchang Lu

From low-key restaurants to world-class cocktail bars and trendy boutiques, this sleepy tree-lined street has so much going for it

The best things to do on Yuyuan Lu
Things to do

The best things to do on Yuyuan Lu

High-end shopping and Art Deco masterpieces, with plenty of spots to stop and eat in between

21 great things to do on Wulumuqi Lu
Things to do

21 great things to do on Wulumuqi Lu

What to eat, drink, see and do

23 wonderful things to do on Xiangyang Lu
Things to do

23 wonderful things to do on Xiangyang Lu

A tour of Xiangyang's best bits, working your way from north to south