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 …
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 Shanghai

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 Hongkou & North Shanghai

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 Shanghai

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.
Medical in Jing'an

Parkway Health

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