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The best things to do and places to go in Shanghai, including events, sports, attractions, museums and more

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

Sip on new world and natural wines as Crush returns, catch André Butzer's first solo exhibition at Yuz Museum and more to fill your days

20 Shanghai movers and shakers tell us their favourite local spots
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20 Shanghai movers and shakers tell us their favourite local spots

Spend even a hot second in Shanghai and you’ll know it’s the local businesses that give this city its lifeblood

The best sports bars in Shanghai
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The best sports bars and pubs in Shanghai

Where to go, chant, argue, discuss and ultimately watch sport in the city

The best online Chinese courses to try in Shanghai
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The best online Chinese courses to try in Shanghai

Use this time staying at home to up your Mandarin skills

The best tattoo studios in Shanghai
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The best tattoo studios in Shanghai

From simple doodles to full back murals, here's where to get your next tat

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The best things to do on Wuyuan Lu
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The best things to do on Wuyuan Lu

Your guide to all the best things to eat, drink, see and do

The best things to do on Nanchang Lu
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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
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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

19 brilliant things to do on Changle Lu
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19 brilliant things to do on Changle Lu

A mix of old favourites and here-today-gone-tomorrow shops that add to the street's charm

The best things to do on Anfu Lu
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The best things to do on Anfu Lu

Your guide to all the top things to eat, drink and do

More of Shanghai's best bits

Autumn in Shanghai

General volunteering groups
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General volunteering groups

Give back to the city you love by working on environmental conservation, education, animal rescue and more

The best art exhibitions in Shanghai right now
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The best art exhibitions in Shanghai right now

So many exhibitions, so little time? We've got you covered with our select list of brilliant shows in the city

Art walks in Shanghai
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Art walks in Shanghai

Discover Shanghai's brilliant art on foot

Shanghai museums

Shanghai Museum
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Shanghai Museum

Shanghai's leading classical art museum in the centre of People's Square

Shanghai Museum of Glass
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Shanghai Museum of Glass

Award-winning museum devoted to all things glass with glass-blowing classes

Long Museum West Bund
Art

Long Museum West Bund

Expansive Chinese art museum beside the Huangpu

Power Station of Art
Art

Power Station of Art

China's first state-run contemporary art museum, a former power station

Shanghai Science and Technology Museum
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Shanghai Science and Technology Museum

Futuristic, interactive museum makes a great day out for the family

Shanghai Center of Photography
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Shanghai Center of Photography

Latest addition to Xuhui Riverside’s burgeoning art museum scene

Yuz Museum
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Yuz Museum

Contemporary art from billionaire collector Budi Tek at the West Bund

Shanghai History Museum
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Shanghai History Museum

A panorama of Shanghai's history

Shanghai parks & gardens

Soong Chingling's Mausoleum
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Soong Chingling's Mausoleum

Beautiful peaceful graveyard park in Hongqiao

Fuxing Park
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Fuxing Park

Beautiful, bustling park in the heart of the French Concession

Zhongshan Park
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Zhongshan Park

Spacious, lively public park in the west of Shanghai

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Inside Job

Inside Job: I tried predicting the future with a Shanghai fortune teller
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Inside Job: I tried predicting the future with a Shanghai fortune teller

Miss fortune...

Inside Job: I tried to become a yoga instructor at Sankhya Yoga
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Inside Job: I tried to become a yoga instructor at Sankhya Yoga

It was a bit of a stretch...

Inside Job: I tried to be a session musician for Shanghai band Hogchoker
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Inside Job: I tried to be a session musician for Shanghai band Hogchoker

'I refuse to believe anyone can actually play the trombone'

Inside Job: Sherpa's delivery person
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Inside Job: Sherpa's delivery person

Jake Newby hits the road to deliver dinner on time