Shànghǎi Urban Planning Exhibition Hall
Occupying the site of the colonial racetrack (which became a holding camp during WWII), People’s Park is a green refuge from Shànghǎi’s...
Shànghǎi Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA Shànghǎi)
This nonprofit museum collection has an all-glass home to maximise natural sunlight when it cuts through the clouds, a tip-top location...
Moore Memorial Church
The Moore Memorial Church , designed by Ladislaus Hudec, is the standout red-brick Christian edifice east of People’s Square.
People’s Square cinema with an attached IMAX theatre (巨幕影院; Jùmùyǐngyuàn).
The most successful food court in Shànghǎi, Food Republic has several locations around town – this one, on the 6th floor of the Raffles...
Lonely Planet review
Some cities romanticise their past, others promise good times in the present, but only in China are you expected to visit places that haven’t even been built yet. The highlight is the 3rd floor, where you’ll find Shànghǎi’s idealised future (c 2020), with an incredible model layout of the megalopolis-to-come, plus a dizzying Virtual World 3D wraparound tour.
Balancing out the forward-looking exhibits are photos and maps of historic Shànghǎi.