Top 10 things to Do in Shanghai this Autumn presents you the most interesting activities which are not to be missed if you are traveling to Shanghai this fall. Being one of the world’s top travel destinations, Shanghai offers an interesting blend of future themed architecture but also a glamorous Art Deco heritage transforming the magnificent location into a comfortable city to live in. Top 10 Things to Do in Shanghai This Autumn is a precious tourist guide proposed by the luxurious Mandarin Oriental Hotel Pudong in Shanghai in order to help guests accommodate perfectly but also help them exploit every minute of their stay. Few people know that Shanghai is China’s biggest city and definitely the top financial “nest” attracting people from all over the world who decide to move here for good due to an easy East-meets-West culture.
Shanghai can be seen as a large metropolitan bay area with friendly people, a well developed moneymaking industry and a large multicultural city but also a very expensive one when compared to other cities throughout China. Being the season with many events of all types, Autumn is the perfect time to visit Shanghai especially if you are attracted by the Chinese Tradition and Customs. Top 10 Things to Do in Shanghai This Autumn will keep you posted with the latest festivals and shows in the city, the best attractions points a tourist should never miss this Autumn where the mild weather is perfect for this type of activities. To help travellers enjoy the city to its fullest Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai shares the best recommendations for the Top 10 Things to Do in Shanghai this Autumn.
1 ) Marvel at Shanghai’s Largest Fireworks Show
The first Top 10 Things to Do in Shanghai This Autumn is represented by the fabulous Fireworks Show. China’s National Day falls on 1st October and Shanghai is celebrating with a big bang. The Shanghai International Music Fireworks Festival is held on 30 September, 3 and 6 October. With Spectacular pyrotechnic displays placed by competing teams from China, UK, Canada, Germany and even Spain the evening sky above Shanghai’s Century Park is going to be lighten up. Richieast promises you will have a great time watching the best fireworks shows in the world as an outside activity of the Top 10 Things to Do in Shanghai this Autumn. Another big advantage is the fact that Mandarin Oriental Pudong is located at a shortly five minutes drive from Century Park where a huge number of tourists and locals is expected to participate.
2 ) Participate at the World Tennis Champions
The 7th Edition of Shanghai Rolex Masters returns to the Qizhong Forest Tennis Center from 10-18 October 2015.This Top 10 Things to Do in Shanghai this Autumn is going to be on a live transmission worldwide where millions of people will be watching their favorite tennis player. Whether you are a Tennis lover or if you’d like your friends to see you on the big screen it would be a great idea to reserve your seat as fast as possible.
Being the only ATP Masters 1000 tennis tournament staged outside of North America and Europe, Shanghai Rolex Masters brings together the world’s top men’s players. In our Top 10 things to Do in Shanghai this Autumn, guests will find out if Roger Federer will retain his 2014 Shanghai crown, or if the three-time Shanghai champion and world No. 1 Novak Djokovic is going to resume his winning streak.
3 ) Attend the Shanghai Fashion Week
Shanghai dresses to impress each October when Shanghai Fashion Week arrives into town. Seen as a precious Top 10 Things to Do in Shanghai this Autumn, Shanghai Fashion Week lasts from 13th to 30th October. Shanghai – China’s most fashionable city will attract as always the attention of the world’s en vogue brands, designers, models and fashion lovers. Not only celebrities or Hollywood VIP’s will attend the event but also luxury spenders who love to wear famous designer latest collections from the moment of the launching. Look out for their catwalk-chic outfits around the Xintiandi Venue and in the city’s top nightspots.
4 ) Swing your moves at Asia’s Largest Jazz Festival
Asia’s largest jazz event, JZ Festival, will celebrate its 11th anniversary at Shanghai Expo Park starting with 16th and lasting until 18th October. Feel the beat with a stellar line-up of jazz, soul and blues performers, including Joss Stone, Victor Wooten, Lord Echo. Being a Top 10 Things to Do in Shanghai this Autumn, JZ Festival hosts the best professionals in the domain: Shunza, The Red Groove Project, and The Earth Wind and Fire Experience featuring the Al Mckay All Stars. The event will give you the chance to make new friends or even meet the partner of your dreams.
5 ) Enjoy a delightful Hairy Crab Feast
Shanghai’s favourite culinary delicacy returns to restaurant menus so it would be a great occasion to take part in the Hairy Crab Feast, another interesting and must attend event of the Top 10 Things to Do in Shanghai this Autumn.
Mandarin Oriental Pudong Shanghai’s Chinese celebrity chef, Tony Lu will prepare a sumptuous Hairy Crab Feast menu at Yong Yi Ting from 20 October to 30 November. The mouthwatering range of appetisers, soups, mains and dim sum dishes are enhanced by the rich flavours of the finest hairy crabs from Yangcheng Lake. These famous crustaceans, beloved for their succulent meat and creamy roe, are enjoyed for a short
season during the autumn.
6 ) Have a Fun Run at the Shanghai Marathon
It’s time to pound the city streets in this Top 10 Things to Do in Shanghai this Autumn, as the 2015 Shanghai International Marathon takes place on 8th November. Professionals and occasional runners will test their stamina and breathing on a marathon route that flies through the urban landscape along the Huangpu riverbank before finishing at the Shanghai Stadium.
7 ) Contemporary Art Experiences
Art connoisseurs travel to Shanghai for the renowned Shanghai Art Fair. One of Asia’s most celebrated art exchanges, the 19th Shanghai Art Fair will be unveiled at Shanghai MART between 12th – 15th November. Being a Top 10 Things to Do in Shanghai this Autumn, visitors can admire the latest cutting-edge Chinese contemporary art, with a vast collection of works showcased by the region’s leading galleries and top artists. Starting with 10th until 20th November, eight globally renowned artists will show their latest paintings, sculptures, photos and other creations Mandarin Oriental Pudong Shanghai, a 10 days exhibition held by VBL Fine Arts Lounge.
8 ) Exquisite dining within a Two Michelin-Star restaurant
Fifty 8° Grill will host a most desired French Wine dinner events presented by Michelin-starred chef Richard Ekkebus on 27 and 28 November. The four-course lunch and eight-course dinner menus will feature ‘Best of Amber’ signature dishes from Chef Ekkebus’s two Michelin-starred restaurants at The Landmark Mandarin Oriental. Amber’s head sommelier, John Chan, will join Tansy Zhao – champion of China National Sommelier Competition 2014, in selecting wine pairing vintages in order to create an unforgettable dining experience included in the Top 10 things to Do in Shanghai this Autumn.
9 ) Get Spoiled with a Seasonal ‘Dragon Phoenix’ Spa Treatment
For holistic healing inspired by traditional Chinese medicine, the Forbes Five-Star The Spa at Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai recommends Dragon Phoenix treatment, a signature wellness ritual for couples. The indulgent, detoxifying treatment features Chinese ‘guasha’ therapy and seasonal ingredients, gold osmanthus and red hawthorn.
10 ) Sail on a Sunset Luxury Yacht Cruise
Shanghai’s autumn weather is perfect for cruising along the Huangpu River, which passes through the middle of the city. Guests and tourists booking the ‘Shanghai Dream’ package at Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai will be treated to a sunset cruise aboard a luxury yacht. Sailing in Shanghai on a luxurious Yacht is definitely a Top 10 things to Do in Shanghai this autumn, considering also the visit at the Aurora Museum where guests will find Executive Club privileges.
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