The riverside Cool Docks consist of several shíkùmén (石库门; stone-gate houses) surrounded by red-brick warehouses, near (but not quite...
Just outside the Old Town and once known as St Francis Xavier Church, this magnificent whitewashed cathedral is Shànghǎi’s oldest...
Temple of the Town God
Chinese towns traditionally had a Taoist temple of the town god, but many fell victim to periodic upheaval. Originally dating to the...
One of Shànghǎi’s supreme alfresco bar experiences, Char Bar is a top spot for a cocktail and some neon-gazing. The terrace packs some...
Table No 1 by Jason Atherton
On the ground floor of the Waterhouse by the Cool Docks, English chef Jason Atherton’s Table No 1 commences with a distressed...
South Zhongshan Rd · interesting places nearby
Sunny Beach information
Life’s a beach, even in the middle of Shànghǎi. If the sun comes out, pop down to this amusing artificial strip of sand right by the river and north of the Cool Docks. There you'll find a backdrop of Lùjiāzuǐ, a bar, deckchairs, beach volleyball, Frisbee, tents and other fun beach activities (and no jellyfish).