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Shanghai Travel-Guide

The harbor city of Shanghai is the most prominent industrial city of China and by population the second-largest city, after Chongqing. The Shanghai lies on the Yangtze River Delta on the Huangpu River. The name Shang-hai means "above/onto the sea". Shanghai is on the east coast of China.

Here you will find useful information for your travel to Shanghai: Hotels in Shanghai, Formula One in Shanghai, Overview of the History of Shanghai ...

Shanghai at a Glance

Population, Climate, Geographical Position… Here you will find useful information about one of today’s biggest economical metropolis. You might find them interesting whether you live in Shanghai or if you just are about to start your Shanghai adventure as a tourist. Read more...

Shanghai History

Shanghai History

According to many accounts, Shanghai was just a tiny fishing village up until the first opium war of 1842, but even then, Shanghai was a large city for that time. Seven thousand years prior saw the first settlements in the areas around Shanghai; the city was first mentioned in the tenth century C.E. Read more...

Shanghai - Arrival and hotels

Shanghai - Arrival and hotels

Shanghai has two airports, Shanghai International (in the Pudong precinct) and Hongqiao Airport, which are 42 and 18 km respectively from the city's downtown area. International flights normally arrive in Pudong. Read more...

Formula One in Shanghai

Formula One in Shanghai

In 2004 Formula One celebrated its debut in the PR China on the "Shanghai International Circuit." Following Malaysia and Japan (Suzuka), this was the third Formula One track in Asia, with which the next important market for Formula One was clinched. Read more...

Shanghai - Automotive City

Shanghai - Automotive City

The city government has ambitious plans for the automobile industry in Shanghai. The entire precinct of Anjing, in which the Formula One racetrack can be found, has been transformed into an automotive mecca. Read more...