Photo by Ge Wei
If you simply count heads, Shanghai is the biggest city in the biggest country on Earth. If you simply scan statistics, this is China's capital of commerce, industry, and finance. Shanghai has a colonial past more intense than that of any other city in China, and this legacy gives it a dramatic character, visible in the very facades of its buildings. "Pearl of the Orient", Shanghai has become one of the world's great modern capitals.
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Travel Express Vol.3: the City of Shanghai
Everything to See in Shanghai
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