Hengshan Road Vacations
Many of Shanghai’s highlights are located within easy reach of Hengshan Road, so it is a convenient place to base yourself. Two attractions that should be on every visitor’s itinerary is the wonderful Pacific Department Store and the ever-popular Metro City. Two other worthy points of interest that are within a short distance of Hengshan Road are the Xujiahui Shopping District and Grand Gateway.
Do make the effort to see some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make the area such a rewarding holiday destination. Visit some of the noteworthy exhibit spaces and museums including the Shanghai Museum of Arts and Crafts. To catch home-grown and touring acts, book tickets to Paramount and the Shanghai Acrobatic Theatre, one of the area’s great live concert venues.
If you love nature and wildlife, head to some of the nearby green spaces. These are good spots to relax. When Mother Nature beckons, visit the Jing An Park, a place where locals come to breathe in the fresh air.
Get familiar with the local fashion and do some people-watching in a few of the nearby shopping hotspots such as Shanghai Centre, Plaza 66 and Ferguson Lane.
See Shanghai favourites, the Shanghai East Asia FC, do battle in the nearby Shanghai Stadium. On game days follow the sea of red and white, to the stadium, then after the final whistle blows, join fellow sports lovers in the nearby pubs and relive the games finest moments over a few cold beers.
To make the most of this fascinating part of the world, consider staying close by in one of the area’s many accommodation options. Whether you’re staying for a night or a few weeks it’s hard to go past the Okura Garden Hotel Shanghai, the Rayfont Downtown Hotel Shanghai, and the Rayfont Celebrity Hotel & Apartment Shanghai.