Shanghai is the biggest city in China and the eighth one in the world. Twenty million people live in Shanghai on a surface of over 2,200 square miles. It is the one of the most important tourist destinations in China. Shanghai is basically the engine of China, from the industrial point of view. It is also the main financial and economical centre.
Shanghai is also named the Pearl of China and tourists are irresistibly attracted by this city. There are many tourist attractions in the city and the nightlife is tumultuous. The fact that traditional China meets modern China in this impressive city makes it unforgettable for tourists. In order to visit Shanghai, a valid passport and a visa for China are needed. The city is easy to be visited because its public transportation is well developed.