Author(s): Time Out Guides Ltd
Shanghai - China's largest and wealthiest city - is in the midst of a boom of mind-blowing proportions. Change isn't just in the air - it is right in front of your eyes, and clattering in your ears. As China's 21st-century showpiece rises rapidly from the bulldozed rubble of yesteryear, Shanghai's cutting-edge buildings, sky-piercing superstructures, vast bridges and shiny malls have become the city's new symbols. With Expo 2010 around the corner, a new dynamism in art and design, and an explosion of glitzy bars and restaurants, there has never been a better time to visit Asia's hottest city.
Time Out Shanghai guides you deep into the economic powerhouse of 21st century China