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Shanghai Layover Tips For Flight Attendants | WOC

Shanghai Layover Tips For Flight Attendants | WOC

From the architectural landmarks lining the Bund and the rickety charm of the Old Town to the leafy backstreets of the former French Concession, Shanghai is a city that just begs for wandering. Find out how to explore Shanghai during your layover here.

What to do in Shanghai for 24h to 48h

The Bund

layover in shanghai- the bund

The Bund was the city’s Wall Street and was gradually transformed into a grandiose sweep of the most powerful banks and trading houses in Shanghai.

Yùyuán Gardens & Bazaar

layover in shanghai- the yuyuan gardens and bazaar

The Yuyuan Gardens are located in Shanghai’s Old Town and is a must visit. Yuyuan Bazaar is a bustling marketplace with traditional architecture and shops selling everything from dumplings to kitsch. A great place for people-watching and picking up Chinese souvenirs.

French Concession

layover in shanghai- the french concession

This is the city’s most stylish side. Some of the places to visit here are the Tiánzǐfáng and the National Art and Craft Museum.

Old Town

layover in shanghai- old town

Old Town is a favourite with visitors hoping to glimpse ‘traditional’ China. Some of the best experiences in Old Town are Chenxiangge Monastery, the World Expo Museum, Temple of the Town God, Old Shanghai Tea House and it is also one of the best places for souvnier shopping.

West Lake

layover in shanghai- west lake

West Lake is utterly mesmerising.Walkways, perfectly positioned benches, parks and gardens around the banks of the lake offer vantage points for visitors to admire the faultless scenery.

Jade Buddha Temple

layover in shanghai- jade buddha temple

The highlight is a transcendent Buddha crafted from pure jade.

Food in Shanghai

Some of the best places for eating out in Shanghai are:

Dī Shuǐ Dòng, in the French Concession

Lost Heaven, in the French Concession

Jia Jia Tang Bao(Huanghe Road)

M on the Bund

Flight Attendants discounts in China

World Of Crew gets you a few awesome deals only for cabin crews in Shanghai. Have a look into these and let us know if you manage to visit them during your layover!

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Any cool experience to share in Shanghai ?

How was your layover in Shanghai? Did you discover any new places? If so, please do share these useful tips with your fellow cabin crew, by commenting below!

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