Shanghai: Culture and Arts

A dynamic city in the world?s fastest changing nation

Shanghai Culture and Arts

Shanghai’s culture and arts scenes are currently thriving and have a long and varied history. Shanghai is home to many cultural museums, galleries and artist communities, where one can experience China’s rich cultural history as well as its contemporary cutting edge art scene.

If it’s classical Chinese Opera you’re interested in, try the Shanghai Grand Opera Palace, the Shanghai Acrobatics Show and the local edition of Beijing Opera on Nanjing Road, also home to Shanghai Museum, Shanghai Art Museum and Jing'an Temple. Excursions to Zhujiajiao Water Town, Longhua Temple and Qibao Ancient Town are also heartily recom-mended for a culture and arts holiday in Shanghai. For current Chinese art and design, visit he Taikang Road creative enclave in the French Concession.