2008 News Archive - Holidays - Shopping in Shanghai
25 06 2007
For visitors to Shanghai who are looking for a bargain in this shopping mecca, Nanjing Street is definitely the place to go.
An average of one million shoppers per day in search of the latest fashions and technology hit this five kilometre long retail paradise.
The pedestrian walkway has a view of the grandiose Oriental Pearl Tower and for sheer energy and vibrance, the atmosphere cannot be rivalled.
Asia's department store giants, including the famous Shanghai No.1, offer some of the best deals on clothes and accessories one could ask for.
Women wishing to throw themselves into Chinese cultures may want to pick up a traditional cheongsam dress.
Situated on the banks of the vast Yangtze River, Shanghai is perhaps the most economically important city in China.
After Singapore and Hong Kong, Shanghai is the third busiest container port in the world and has the fifth-tallest skyscraper in the world, the Jin Mao Tower.