This riverside gallery shows mainly local artists and is a good place to get a feel for the contemporary Chinese art scene.

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1. Levant Art

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In the Rockbund district, this commercial gallery is devoted to contemporary sculpture by Chinese and overseas artists.

2. Main Post Office

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Overlooking Suzhou Creek, this supremely grand building dates from 1924. It's topped with a cupola and clock tower, and ornamented with bronze statues…

3. Former British Consulate

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The original British Consulate was one of the first foreign buildings to go up in Shanghai in 1852, though it was destroyed in a fire and replaced with…

4. Shanghai Post Museum

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This museum in the Main Post Office building explores postal history in imperial China, which dates back to the 1st millennium BC. The system used an…

5. Yuanmingyuan Road

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Like a smaller, more condensed version of the Bund, the pedestrianised, cobblestone Yuanmingyuan Rd is lined with a mishmash of colonial architecture…

6. Rockbund Art Museum

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Housed in the magnificent former Royal Asiatic Society building (1932) – once Shanghai's first museum – this world-class gallery behind the Bund focuses…

7. Broadway Mansions

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Looming over Suzhou Creek, this classic brick pile (resembling a Ministry of Truth) was built to great fanfare in 1934 as an apartment block and was later…

8. Magda Danysz Gallery

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Well worth a cultural diversion, this bold and vibrant art space for both emerging and established Chinese and international names is twinned with its…