Bank of China Building
A glorious meld of Chinese and Western architectural styling, this 1937 building is a neat collusion of deco and Middle Kingdom motifs....
Rockbund Art Museum
Housed in the former Royal Asiatic Society building (1933), this private museum behind the Bund focuses on contemporary Chinese art,...
Fairmont Peace Hotel Jazz Bar
Shànghǎi’s most famous hotel features Shànghǎi’s most famous jazz band, a septuagenarian sextet that’s been churning out nostalgic...
When you need a break from the push and pull of the Bund, refuel at this exceedingly réposant French cafe, whose large windows overlook...
136 East Nanjing Rd, 南京东路136号 · interesting places nearby
Silk King information
The city’s largest fabric chain is good for a quick browse to see a typical selection of Chinese prints and fabric designs. In-store tailors can make you a custom-fit qípáo (cheongsam), shirt or jacket in three to 10 days for around ¥1800. Twenty-four-hour rush jobs are also possible.