Known as the Pearl shanghai massage of the Orient, China's eastern metropolis of Shanghai is steeped in fascinating history. It welcomes a flood of visitors to its streets at all times of the year. It is a very interesting blend of what happens to a city when the east meets the west on a large scale. A stroll though its streets reveals ancient buildings, fascinating parks, temples and museums. Then there are the skyscrapers of ''New''Shanghai, springing up almost daily as the city looks to cement a status as the new financial capital of Asia.
Duolun Road Culture Street, and the Old Streets of Shanghai are the places to go to immerse in the historical and cultural aspects of the city. Visitors can wander ancient and long-ago renamed alleys like Miaoqian Street, Fangbang Middle Road, and Guanyin St. Then visitors can take a tour of the Nongtang residential areas, with their Shikumen (Stone Gate), the French Quarter, Yuyuan Garden, Chenghua Temple, Cite Bourgogne and Xin Tian Di. Visitors whose cultural beijing escort appetites are not yet sated can head for the Zhujiajiao Ancient Town. Lying 45kms outside of the city, the ''Venice of Shanghai'' provides a fascinating adventure.
On the modern side of Shanghai are skyscrapers like the Jinmao Tower and the Oriental Pearl Radio and Television Tower. Both offer a great panoramic view of the city, and can also be admired from the Bund. This centuries-old waterfront is on the western bank of the Huangpu River.
The Jade Buddha Temple has two beautiful white Jade Buddha statues that were sculpted from a single piece of jade. The Wen Miao temple was originally constructed during the Yuan Dynasty, and today it is the venue beijing massage of the Sunday's Book Fair. The Sheshan Cathedral and the Shanghai Community Church reminds visitors of the days that Christianity flourished in the city.
The Shanghai Museum is a treasure trove of over 120,000 ancient artifacts from primitive times through to the dynasties, while the Shanghai History Museum has another 240,000 relics to be marveled at. men massage beijng The Shanghai Art Museum displays notable traditional and contemporary works of art, while music enthusiasts cannot miss the Museum of Oriental Musical Instruments.