No need for words. The Oriental Pearl Radio & TV Tower is simply iconic and a symbol of Shanghai's rapid modernization.
Old and new side by side. That's what you'll notice most when venturing around the city. On one hand, you appreciate the maintaining of the city's heritage. On the other, you keep thinking, is that building still safe!?
The Huangpu River you see there divides old Shanghai and new Shanghai, known as Pudong. The latter is home to some of the world's most iconic structures, including Shanghai Tower (not shown) which is now the world's second tallest building after the Burj Khalifa in Dubai.
Here you're looking at Jin Mao Tower in the centre with the Shanghai World Financial Centre to its right.
As we always say, food is our favourite part about traveling. We've ventured a bit in Shanghai for street food but the most memorable meals have been in various restaurants all over town. Shanghainese cuisine is to die for.