9780844247694

Shanghai

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  • ISBN13:

    9780844247694

  • ISBN10:

    0844247693

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1997-12-01
  • Publisher: Passport Books
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Summary

Covering all the major sites of the city, this guide offers a broad range of practical information, such as how to pronounce Chinese names, where to shop, advice on conducting business, and suggested excursions outside the city. Also included are excerpts from literature on Shanghai by such noted writers as Nien Cheng, Anchee Min, Orville Schell, and J.G. Ballard. 39 illustrations, 7 maps.

Table of Contents

Shanghai Yesterday and Today
10(5)
Facts for the Traveller
15(38)
Entering and Leaving Shanghai
15(4)
By Air
15(1)
Hongqiao Airport
15(3)
By Ship
18(1)
Travel to Other Parts of China
19(1)
Visas
19(1)
Customs
20(1)
Money
20(2)
Chinese Currency
20(2)
Foreign Currency
22(1)
Credit Cards
22(1)
Tipping
22(1)
Local Time
22(1)
Travel Agencies
23(1)
Communications
23(1)
Packing Checklist
23(1)
Health
24(2)
Climate and Clothing
26(1)
Getting Around Shanghai
27(3)
Hailing a Taxi
27(3)
By City Bus
30(1)
By Bicycle
30(1)
By Metro
30(1)
Entertainment
30(8)
Sports and Fitness
38(1)
Church and Worship
39(3)
Shopping
42(11)
Department Stores
43(5)
Antiques
48(2)
Bookshops
50(1)
Speciality Stores
50(2)
Other Shops
52(1)
Sights in Shanghai
53(42)
European Relics
53(4)
The Bund (Waitan)
53(4)
Xujiahui Cathedral
57(1)
Traditional Chinese Relics
57(12)
The Old Town (Nanshi)
57(3)
Huxinting Teahouse (Huxinting Chashi)
60(1)
Yu Garden (Yu Yuan)
60(3)
Temple of the Jade Buddha (Yufo Si)
63(1)
Jing'an Temple (Jing'an Si)
63(5)
Longhua Pagoda and Temple
68(1)
Chenxiangge Temple
68(1)
Revolutionary Relics
69(6)
Site of the First National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party
69(1)
Sun Yat-sen's Former Residence
69(3)
Soong Ching-ling's Former Residence
72(1)
Zhou Enlai's Former Residence
72(1)
Lu Xun's Former Residence, Museum and Tomb
73(2)
Museums and Exhibitions
75(6)
Shanghai Museum
75(5)
Shanghai Natural History Museum
80(1)
Shanghai Exhibition Centre
80(1)
Shanghai Art Museum
81(1)
Shanghai History Museum
81(1)
Other Places of Interest
81(4)
The Port of Shanghai
81(2)
Pudong New Area
83(1)
Municipal Children's Palace (Shi Shaonian Gong)
84(1)
Markets
84(1)
Great World (Dashijie)
85(1)
Shanghai Public Library
85(1)
Shanghai Zoo (Shanghai Dongwuyuan)
85(1)
Parks
85(10)
Fuxing Park
85(7)
Guilin Park
92(1)
Hongkou Park
92(1)
Huangpu Park
92(1)
Renmin Park and Renmin Square
93(1)
Shanghai Botanical Gardens
93(1)
Xijiao (Western Suburbs) Park
93(1)
Zhongshan Park
93(2)
Sights Outside Shanghai
95(9)
Jiading County
95(1)
Jinshan County
96(1)
Qingpu County
97(3)
Songjiang County
100(3)
Fengxian County
103(1)
Excursions From Shanghai
104(5)
Doing Business in Shanghai
109(17)
Recommended Reading
126(7)
Practical Information
133(35)
Hotels
133(14)
Restaurants
147(11)
Useful Addresses
158(10)
Index of Places 168

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