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Shanghai

Shanghai is located on the eastern coast of China, at the mouth of the Yangtze River. It is the most populous city in China and one of the largest in the world. It is a global financial center and a major port city.

Shanghai has a long history and has been an important commercial center since the 7th century. It was a major center of the opium trade in the 19th century and was opened to foreign trade in 1843. It was also the site of the first Nationalist government in 1927.

The city is divided into two parts: the Puxi area, which is the older part of the city, and the Pudong area, which is the newer, more modern part of the city.

Shanghai is known for its modern architecture, including the iconic Oriental Pearl Tower and the Shanghai World Financial Center. It also has many museums and art galleries, as well as a vibrant nightlife.

The city is also home to many universities, including Fudan University, Jiaotong University, and Shanghai University.

Shanghai has a humid subtropical climate with hot, humid summers and cool, dry winters. It experiences four distinct seasons and is known for its frequent rain and fog.

Shanghai is a major transportation hub in China, with an extensive public transportation system. It is served by two airports, Shanghai Pudong International Airport and Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport.

Shanghai is an important cultural center in China, with a rich history and unique culture. It is home to many of China's most famous landmarks, including the Bund, the Yu Garden, and the Shanghai Museum. It is also home to a variety of international cuisines, making it a great place to explore the culinary world.

Excursion tips for a day in Shanghai

As a tourist in Shanghai, there are many exciting activities to enjoy in this vibrant city. Here are some ideas of what you can do in Shanghai in one day:

1. Visit the Bund, a renowned waterfront area along the Huangpu River. Here, you can admire the stunning architecture of the colonial buildings, check out the many shops, and take in the breathtaking views of the city skyline.

2. Explore Yuyuan Garden, a classical Chinese garden filled with pavilions, ponds, and rockeries. Take a leisurely stroll along the pathways and admire the beauty of the garden.

3. Visit the Shanghai Museum, which houses a vast collection of ancient Chinese artifacts, paintings, and sculptures.

4. Take a stroll along the Nanjing Road, a bustling shopping street lined with stores, restaurants, and cafes.

5. See the Shanghai Tower, the second tallest building in the world, and take in the stunning views of the city from the observation deck.

6. Visit the Shanghai World Financial Center, an iconic skyscraper located in the heart of the city.

7. Take a cruise along the Huangpu River and admire the spectacular views of the city skyline.

8. Visit the Oriental Pearl Tower, a distinctive tower located in the Pudong district.

9. See the Jade Buddha Temple, a beautiful Buddhist temple located in the city center.

10. Check out the Shanghai Circus World and marvel at the amazing acrobatic performances.

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The climate in Shanghai

Shanghai has a humid subtropical climate, with hot and humid summers and cold and dry winters. In spring, temperatures start to rise, with occasional rain, and in summer, temperatures can reach up to 35°C, with high humidity and frequent thunderstorms. Autumn is mild and sunny, and winter is cold and dry, with temperatures dropping to around 0°C. Overall, Shanghai has a mild climate with four distinct seasons.

Cruise weather for Shanghai

Our weather forecast for Shanghai helps plan your stay according to the weather. For sunny days, pack light and breathable clothes, swimwear, and sunscreen. For winter weather, it's recommended to bring warm clothes, gloves, a hat, sturdy footwear, and a raincoat.

Date Icon Temperature Wind speed/gusts Cloudiness/Visibility Air humidity/pressure Sunrise/Sunset
Jul. 20th 2024 Jul. 20th 2024 max: 36.8 °C
min: 27.7 °C
15.1 m/s
35.3 m/s
98.0 %
24.1 m
69.7 %
1,005 hPa
05:03:30
18:57:19
Jul. 21st 2024 Jul. 21st 2024 max: 33.2 °C
min: 27.1 °C
18.4 m/s
44.6 m/s
82.6 %
24.0 m
75.9 %
1,006 hPa
05:04:06
18:56:48
Jul. 22nd 2024 Jul. 22nd 2024 max: 37.2 °C
min: 26.7 °C
20.2 m/s
46.8 m/s
79.0 %
24.1 m
69.6 %
1,004 hPa
05:04:43
18:56:16
Jul. 23rd 2024 Jul. 23rd 2024 max: 34.9 °C
min: 27.4 °C
22.7 m/s
47.2 m/s
72.3 %
24.1 m
70.0 %
1,002 hPa
05:05:19
18:55:42
Jul. 24th 2024 Jul. 24th 2024 max: 33.9 °C
min: 27.1 °C
22.0 m/s
46.1 m/s
60.0 %
24.1 m
73.0 %
1,000 hPa
05:05:56
18:55:08
Jul. 25th 2024 Jul. 25th 2024 max: 30.7 °C
min: 26.1 °C
23.8 m/s
48.2 m/s
54.8 %
24.1 m
78.8 %
996 hPa
05:06:33
18:54:31
Jul. 26th 2024 Jul. 26th 2024 max: 29.2 °C
min: 26.2 °C
30.6 m/s
55.4 m/s
100.0 %
19.2 m
90.0 %
993 hPa
05:07:10
18:53:54
Jul. 27th 2024 Jul. 27th 2024 max: 29.6 °C
min: 26.5 °C
23.8 m/s
47.2 m/s
88.3 %
23.1 m
90.5 %
996 hPa
05:07:48
18:53:15
Jul. 28th 2024 Jul. 28th 2024 max: 32.3 °C
min: 27.3 °C
24.5 m/s
42.5 m/s
76.0 %
24.1 m
82.1 %
999 hPa
05:08:25
18:52:34
Jul. 29th 2024 Jul. 29th 2024 max: 33.9 °C
min: 27 °C
19.8 m/s
38.5 m/s
51.4 %
24.1 m
78.8 %
1,000 hPa
05:09:03
18:51:53
Jul. 30th 2024 Jul. 30th 2024 max: 32.7 °C
min: 26.3 °C
16.9 m/s
25.7 m/s
29.5 %
24.1 m
77.4 %
1,000 hPa
05:09:41
18:51:10
Jul. 31st 2024 Jul. 31st 2024 max: 31.1 °C
min: 26.1 °C
19.1 m/s
29.2 m/s
50.4 %
24.1 m
81.5 %
999 hPa
05:10:19
18:50:25
Aug. 1st 2024 Aug. 1st 2024 max: 30.3 °C
min: 25.8 °C
19.4 m/s
25.6 m/s
63.1 %
22.7 m
86.3 %
996 hPa
05:10:57
18:49:40
Aug. 2nd 2024 Aug. 2nd 2024 max: 32.2 °C
min: 25.7 °C
19.8 m/s
40.7 m/s
53.1 %
22.7 m
85.2 %
996 hPa
05:11:35
18:48:53

Cruises to Shanghai

Would you like to travel to Shanghai on a cruise ship or would you just like to know when a certain ship will dock there? Here you will find an overview of the cruise ships that will be calling at the port of Shanghai.

Scheduled ship calls in Shanghai, China
Date Ship Arrival Departure Details
Jul. 21st 2024 Sunday, 21st of Jul. 2024 Spectrum of the Seas 06:30 am 04:30 pm
Jul. 28th 2024 Sunday, 28th of Jul. 2024 Spectrum of the Seas 07:00 am 04:30 pm
Aug. 2nd 2024 Friday, 2nd of Aug. 2024 Spectrum of the Seas 05:30 am 04:30 pm
Aug. 6th 2024 Tuesday, 6th of Aug. 2024 Spectrum of the Seas 07:00 am 04:30 pm
Aug. 10th 2024 Saturday, 10th of Aug. 2024 Spectrum of the Seas 07:00 am 04:30 pm
Aug. 15th 2024 Thursday, 15th of Aug. 2024 Spectrum of the Seas 07:00 am 06:00 pm
Aug. 20th 2024 Tuesday, 20th of Aug. 2024 Spectrum of the Seas 07:00 am 04:30 pm
Aug. 24th 2024 Saturday, 24th of Aug. 2024 Spectrum of the Seas 07:00 am 04:30 pm
Aug. 29th 2024 Thursday, 29th of Aug. 2024 Spectrum of the Seas 07:00 am 06:30 pm
Sep. 3rd 2024 Tuesday, 3rd of Sep. 2024 Spectrum of the Seas 07:00 am 04:30 pm
Sep. 6th 2024 Friday, 6th of Sep. 2024 MSC Bellissima 12:00 am 05:00 pm
Sep. 7th 2024 Saturday, 7th of Sep. 2024 Spectrum of the Seas 07:00 am 04:30 pm
Sep. 11th 2024 Wednesday, 11th of Sep. 2024 Spectrum of the Seas 07:00 am 04:30 pm
Sep. 15th 2024 Sunday, 15th of Sep. 2024 Spectrum of the Seas 05:00 am 04:30 pm
Sep. 22nd 2024 Sunday, 22nd of Sep. 2024 Spectrum of the Seas 07:00 am 04:30 pm
Sep. 27th 2024 Friday, 27th of Sep. 2024 Spectrum of the Seas 07:00 am 06:00 pm
Oct. 1st 2024 Tuesday, 1st of Oct. 2024 Spectrum of the Seas 06:30 am 04:30 pm
Oct. 7th 2024 Monday, 7th of Oct. 2024 Spectrum of the Seas 07:00 am 04:30 pm
Oct. 11th 2024 Friday, 11th of Oct. 2024 Spectrum of the Seas 07:00 am 04:30 pm
Oct. 16th 2024 Wednesday, 16th of Oct. 2024 Spectrum of the Seas 06:00 am 04:30 pm
Oct. 20th 2024 Sunday, 20th of Oct. 2024 Spectrum of the Seas 07:00 am 04:30 pm
Oct. 25th 2024 Friday, 25th of Oct. 2024 Spectrum of the Seas 07:00 am 04:30 pm
Oct. 29th 2024 Tuesday, 29th of Oct. 2024 Spectrum of the Seas 05:30 am 04:30 pm
Nov. 2nd 2024 Saturday, 2nd of Nov. 2024 Spectrum of the Seas 07:00 am 04:30 pm
Nov. 9th 2024 Saturday, 9th of Nov. 2024 Spectrum of the Seas 07:00 am 04:30 pm
Nov. 13th 2024 Wednesday, 13th of Nov. 2024 Spectrum of the Seas 07:00 am 04:30 pm
Nov. 17th 2024 Sunday, 17th of Nov. 2024 Spectrum of the Seas 07:00 am 04:30 pm
Nov. 22nd 2024 Friday, 22nd of Nov. 2024 Spectrum of the Seas 07:00 am 04:30 pm
Nov. 27th 2024 Wednesday, 27th of Nov. 2024 Spectrum of the Seas 04:30 am 04:00 pm
Dec. 1st 2024 Sunday, 1st of Dec. 2024 Spectrum of the Seas 06:30 am 04:30 pm
Jan. 8th 2025 Wednesday, 8th of Jan. 2025 Silver Dawn 09:30 am 12:00 am
Jan. 9th 2025 Thursday, 9th of Jan. 2025 Silver Dawn 12:00 am 11:59 pm
Jan. 15th 2025 Wednesday, 15th of Jan. 2025 MSC Bellissima 07:00 am 12:00 am
Jan. 16th 2025 Thursday, 16th of Jan. 2025 Spectrum of the Seas 07:00 am 04:30 pm
Jan. 20th 2025 Monday, 20th of Jan. 2025 Spectrum of the Seas 07:00 am 04:30 pm
Jan. 24th 2025 Friday, 24th of Jan. 2025 Spectrum of the Seas 07:00 am 04:30 pm
Jan. 28th 2025 Tuesday, 28th of Jan. 2025 Spectrum of the Seas 07:00 am 04:30 pm
Feb. 1st 2025 Saturday, 1st of Feb. 2025 Spectrum of the Seas 07:00 am 04:30 pm
Feb. 3rd 2025 Monday, 3rd of Feb. 2025 MS Riviera 08:00 am 12:00 am
Feb. 4th 2025 Tuesday, 4th of Feb. 2025 MS Riviera 12:00 am 05:00 pm
Feb. 5th 2025 Wednesday, 5th of Feb. 2025 Spectrum of the Seas 07:00 am 04:30 pm
Feb. 9th 2025 Sunday, 9th of Feb. 2025 Spectrum of the Seas 07:00 am 04:30 pm
Feb. 14th 2025 Friday, 14th of Feb. 2025 Spectrum of the Seas 07:00 am 04:30 pm
Feb. 19th 2025 Wednesday, 19th of Feb. 2025 Spectrum of the Seas 07:00 am 04:30 pm
Feb. 21st 2025 Friday, 21st of Feb. 2025 MS Europa 2 08:30 am 12:00 am
Feb. 22nd 2025 Saturday, 22nd of Feb. 2025 MS Europa 2 12:00 am 12:00 am
Feb. 23rd 2025 Sunday, 23rd of Feb. 2025 MS Europa 2 12:00 am 09:30 am
Feb. 23rd 2025 Sunday, 23rd of Feb. 2025 Spectrum of the Seas 07:00 am 04:30 pm
Feb. 24th 2025 Monday, 24th of Feb. 2025 Seven Seas Explorer 08:00 am 12:00 am
Feb. 25th 2025 Tuesday, 25th of Feb. 2025 Seven Seas Explorer 12:00 am 05:00 pm

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