Tourist Information in The Bund & People's Square

Tourist Information & Service Centre

Essentially a private booking office, but it stocks maps and brochures.
Library in French Concession

Shanghai Library

This is China’s largest public library, with a copy of Rodin’s sculpture The Thinker plonked outside. For a postmodern white-tile building, it is actually quite impressive. Free reading cards valid for a year allow …
Tourist Information in French Concession

Wukang Road Tourist Information Centre

On one of the area’s best-preserved streets and in an historic building, this centre offers tourist information, has plenty of brochures, a reading area and maps for self-guided walking tours of Wukang Rd. It also h…
Medical in French Concession

Shànghǎi Qìgōng Institute

Part of Shànghǎi’s TCM school, the Qìgōng Institute offers qìgōng (qì-energy development) treatments and massage at their Nanchang Rd building, as well as acupuncture sessions at their location on 650 Wanping Rd. So…
Bank in The Bund & People's Square

Bank of China

Right next to the Peace Hotel. Tends to get crowded, but is better organised than Chinese banks elsewhere around the country (it's worth a peek for its grand interior). Take a ticket and wait for your number. For cr…
Medical in French Concession

Huàshān Hospital

Hospital treatment and outpatient consultations are available at the 8th-floor foreigners’ clinic, the Huashan Worldwide Medical Center, and there's 24-hour emergency treatment on the 15th floor in building 6.
Hospital in West Shànghǎi

Shànghǎi United Family Hospital

This Western-owned and -managed hospital is a complete private hospital, staffed by doctors trained in the West. Medical facilities run to inpatient rooms, operating rooms, an intensive-care unit, birthing suites an…
Medical in French Concession

Huashan Worldwide Medical Center

Hospital treatment and outpatient consultations are available at the 8th-floor foreigners’ clinic of Huàshān Hospital, with 24-hour emergency treatment on the 15th floor in building 6.
Cultural Centre in Hóngkǒu & North Shànghǎi

Alliance Française

On hand is a large French library with magazines, newspapers, DVDs and music CDs; exhibitions, music concerts and literary events are also held here. The centre offers French- and Chinese-language courses.
Medical in West Shànghǎi

Parkway Health

Offers comprehensive private medical care from internationally trained physicians and dentists. Members can access after-hours services and an emergency hotline. There are seven locations around town.