Shanghai city life
Shanghai has an active and agitated city life, that helps you experience the old and the new, the traditional and the modern, in one place. As spectacular as it is, Shanghai earned is fame as the place where you can live “the American Dream à la Chinoise”, as a reporter described it.
Having over 150 parks, Shanghai has a culture of outdoor entertainment, that is also generous in city landscapes. Jessfield Park, Shanghai Botanical Garden and Xujiahui are some of the parks that often impress visitors. The city also has a low air pollution level in comparison to other locations in China and walking around and admiring the 20-century, Soviet, Stalinist and other styles of architecture, along with modern and eccentric structures, is most of the time a pleasure.
Shanghai is known for its influence upon the cyberpunk culture, visible on buildings such as the Oriental Pearl Tower or the Yanán Elevated Road. Some of the most famous local museums are Shanghai Museum, the China Art Museum, the Power Station of Art or the National History Museum.
Nightlife of Shanghai is visible in clubs, concert halls, thematic bars and other locals.
International atmosphere in Shanghai
Shanghai is a multicultural and multilingual city, with a large amount of registered foreigners from Japanese, S.U.A. or Korea. Being a popular tourist destination and international trade centre, the city has a constant flow of visitors.
Locals are accustomed with the flow of international visitors and students and are eager to talk to them about Asian traditions and to show them a bit of the local customs, while learning more about Western ideas.
Shanghai’s climate focuses on for seasons, with chilly and windy winters, hot summers with thunderstorms and typhoons and comfortable springs or autumns. Average temperatures are of 1.2°C (39.6°F) in January and 27.9°C (82.2°F) in July.