How To Have A Free Day In Shanghai

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China is an extremely popular tourist destination, and because of this the prices for everything are sky-rocketing, not only in Beijing but in the other areas too. Today, we will give you a guide on how to spend a day in Shanghai and not spend any money.  

Shanghai Museum 

One of China’s finest museums is located in Shanghai. Over 120,000 ancient Chinese art objects and artworks are exhibited between the four floors of the museum. You can see also see outstanding examples of old calligraphy. The museum’s working hours are from 9am to 5pm from Tuesday to Sunday, and, best of all, it’s free!

Xin Tian Di 

This district is famous for its shikumen (old, traditional) architecture. There is a huge pedestrian zone with many shops, restaurants and cafes.

The French Quarter 

Between the 19th and 20th century, this was the posh area of Shanghai. The name comes from the many French people who lived here and brought the European architecture and urbanism to China. When the weather is nice, a stroll through the French Quarter, with its green streets, cafes and boutiques, is an experience you don’t want to miss.