Delve into the fast-paced city of Shanghai to find the old and the new side by side. Situated on the Huangpu River along the East China Sea, Lujiazui’s glittering skyscrapers provide the city’s iconic skyline – while across the water lies both modern Jingan and the historic former French Concession. For frequent connections and in-flight comforts, book your flights to Shanghai with Cathay Pacific today.
Best of Shanghai
Take a walk through Fuxing Park, a French-colonial remnant where many locals spend their mornings. Discover some of China's long, influential history at the Shanghai Museum, and learn about everything from calligraphy to ceramics. Explore the galleries on Moganshan Road, home to one of the most thriving art scenes in the world. Wander the Old Town, the only part of Shanghai that predates the 1850s, and wander its large concentration of temples. For sweeping city views, ride to the top of Shanghai Tower.
Shanghai travel tips
Avoid the nonstop traffic. The metro is the best way to get around – it is new, inexpensive, and constantly expanding, so you can reach any locale quickly. To arrive in style, choose Cathay Pacific for your Shanghai flights. Join our Marco Polo Club to earn extra benefits and upgrades each time you fly.