Many of Shanghai’s most interesting sights are near to Waigaoqiao, making it a smart choice as a place to base yourself during your visit. Two attractions that should top every visitor’s itinerary is the fascinating Waigaoqiao Free Trade Zone and the ever-popular Chinese Wushu Museum. Two other popular spots that are located within a short distance of Waigaoqiao are Huangxing Park and Yangpu Bridge.
If you're a sports fan, you might enjoy seeing local favorites, the Shanghai Shenhua FC, doing battle in nearby Hongkou Football Stadium. On game days follow the river of blue and red, to the stadium, then after the final siren sounds, join local soccer lovers at a nearby pub, bar or cafe and relive the games finest moments over a few cold beers.
To make sure you get the most out of Waigaoqiao, think about booking your accommodation close by in one of the area’s hotel or serviced apartment options. The FX Hotel Shanghai North Bund, the Holiday Inn Exp Wujiaochang and the Regal Jinfeng Hotel are just some of the most popular accommodation options here.