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Lonely Planet Pocket Shanghai is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Experience the iconic skyscraper backdrop at the Bund, witness Shanghai Museum’s marvellous tribute to the path of beauty, or relax in the Yuyuan Gardens; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of the best of Shanghai and begin your journey now!
Inside Lonely Planet Pocket Shanghai:
Full-colour maps and images throughout
Highlights and itineraries show you the simplest way to tailor your trip to your own personal needs and interests
Insider tips save you time and money and help you get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
Essential info at your fingertips - including hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, and prices
Honest reviews for all budgets - including eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
Over 20 colour neighbourhood maps
User-friendly layout with helpful icons, and organised by neighbourhoods to help you determine the best spots to spend your time
Useful features - including Worth a Trip, For Kids, and For Free
Coverage of the Bund, People’s Square, Pudong, Old Town, French Concession East, French Concession West, Jing’ an, and more
eBook Features: (Best viewed on tablet devices and smartphones)
Zoom-in maps and images bring it all up close and in greater detail
Downloadable PDF and offline maps let you stay offline to avoid roaming and data charges
Seamlessly flip between pages
Easily navigate and jump effortlessly between maps and reviews
Speedy search capabilities get you to what you need and want to see
Use bookmarks to help you shoot back to key pages in a flash
Visit the websites of our recommendations by touching embedded links
Adding notes with the tap of a finger offers a way to personalise your guidebook experience
Inbuilt dictionary to translate unfamiliar languages and decode site-specific local terms
The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Pocket Shanghai is a handy guide that literally fits in your pocket, providing on-the-go assistance to travellers who seek only the can’t-miss experiences. Colourful and easy-to-use, this neighbourhood-focused guide includes unique local recommendations to maximise your quick trip experience.
Looking for a comprehensive guide that recommends a wide range of experiences, both popular and offbeat, and extensively covers all of Shanghai’s neighbourhoods? Check out Lonely Planet’s Shanghai guide.
Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet’s China guide for a comprehensive look at all the country has to offer, or Lonely Planet’s Discover China, a photo-rich guide to the country’s most popular attractions.
Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet and Christopher Pitts.