|People's Square (Xinhua)|
Three days is perfectly reasonable for a quick trip to Shanghai. You can see skyscrapers and century-old architecture, and try pan-fried dumplings or have a drink in a fancy bar with a river view.
Route 1: Must see spots
People's Square can be a good start. Standing on People's Avenue, the brown cauldron-shaped Shanghai Museum sits beside you, a good place to enjoy a fine collection of Chinese ceramics, calligraphy and bronze. If you go past the Shanghai Grand Theatre, you will also see Shanghai Art Museum, a century-old building. It is worth a visit, even if just for the historical architecture.
Walking east on Nanjing Road will lead you through one of China's busiest shopping streets. You will arrive at the banks of the Huangpu River, known as The Bund. This is one of the jewels of the city.
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