Old Shanghai VS New Shanghai

Shanghai is a mixture city of old and new. Here we choose some interesting topics to show you the differences of old Shanghai and new Shanghai, and hope you can get a clear idea about the development of Shanghai, as well as get some idea about where to go and discover the past of Shanghai.

  • Experience Old Shanghai: Walk along the Bund to visit traditional Shanghai buildings; spend a half day in Tianzifang to experience real Old Shanghai lifestyle; visit Zhujiajiao, a water town with a 1,700 history, known as Shanghai's Venice.
  • Know about New Shanghai: Stroll along Pudong area, marvel at the three tallest building in Shanghai; have a lovely drink in the bar of Xintiandi; enjoy yourself in the fancy restaurant along the Bund; take a Huangpu river cruise to appreciate the nightlight of Shanghai.

New Shanghai has become a fashion city in the world. 

Old Shanghai Lifestyle & New Shanghai Lifestyle

  • The lifestyle of Old Shanghai is quite different from New Shanghai lifestyle. Many people consider Old Shanghai as a certain kind of lifestyle, thus the impression of Old Shanghai falls to the following words: clubs, nightlife, fashion, pretty girls in Cheongsams, handsome man with hats, and a bunch of foreigners.
  • To know more about Shanghai Lifestyle, you can visit ShikumenTianzifangZhujiajiao, The BundYu Garden.

Yu Garden shows visitors the most traditional lifestyle in Shanghai

Old Shanghai People & Shanghai New Generation

  • Old Shanghai People: As an immigrant city, it is really hard to tell the Real Shanghai people from New Shanghai people; perhaps, those who can speak Shanghai dialect are more likely considered as an Old Shanghai People.
  • Shanghai New Generation: They are from other parts of China to seek opportunities in Shanghai, most of them are hard-working, intelligent, and becoming the driving force of this fast developing city.
  • Shanghai people's lifestyle

New Shanghai people seek opportunities in this fast developing city

Old Shanghai Streets: Yesterday and Today

 The Bund is the most famous old Shanghai street

Old Shanghai Buildings & Modern Architecture

 Visitors could see pictures of old Shanghai building  in the museum

 Sample tour to see the Old Shanghai:


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