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Family trip to Shanghai with children. Ideas on where to go with your child

Shanghai Pudong Skyline Shanghai is a great place for a family holiday. There are many activities for children here. First of all, it is recommended to go to the zoo. Many visitors come here to see pandas. Funny, clumsy black-and-white bears delight both children and adults. Yuyuan Garden is another place in the city which you must visit. Huge goldfish live in ponds here. You can feed them. This will be especially interesting for young children. However, teenagers will also enjoy watching colorful fishes grab pieces of bread.
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If you are traveling with a young child, then go for a walk in any yard. Shanghai is really ideal for families with children. You will find playgrounds, ponds or fountains with colorful fish in almost all city courtyards. You can meet a group of kids who play with their mothers or nannies here. If you do not speak the language, the children will still find something to do together. You can go to the waterfront with an older child. It will be especially interesting to explore it from a ferry or boat.
You should definitely go up to the observation deck of the Eastern Pearl Tower if your child is not afraid of heights. In addition to the magnificent view of the city, there is a glass path here. It is worth noting that not every adult has enough courage to go through it. If your children are afraid of heights, go to the interactive museum of the city's history. It is located at the foot of the tower. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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If you are a brave person, you can climb other towers in Shanghai. The funnel that runs from top to bottom of the building is located right in the center of the Jin Mao Tower. If you look down you will experience a thrill. A super-fast elevator will take you to the top of the Shanghai World Financial Center. You can see the city from height here. It is especially interesting here at night when thousands of lights are lit in Shanghai.
China town in Shanghai You should visit the aquarium with children of any age. There are hundreds of different marine lives here. Bright tropical fish, sharks, huge predatory Moray eels and sea turtles, octopuses, seahorses, and crabs are the inhabitants of the aquarium. This is not a very large aquarium. However, it has an interesting collection of inhabitants. You can see them very closely while walking through the underwater tunnel. If you have the opportunity, visit Eday Town. This is a children's center of professions. There are such entertainments in almost every major city in the world today. However, younger children will certainly be interested in trying out the role of a factory worker, salesman, or fireman.
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Happy Valley amusement park is a great place for outdoor activities. There are many different attractions, kiosks with various sweets, balloons, and souvenirs here. A child of any age will find interesting activities here. There are several amusement parks in Shanghai. In addition to Happy Valley, it is recommended to go to Jinjiang Action Park. A huge Ferris wheel is the main attraction here. It will allow you to see the whole city. The park is located near the center of Shanghai. Prices are much lower here than in Happy Valley. However, the size of the park is also much smaller.
Shanghai Summer There are also unusual museums here. It is especially recommended to visit the Shanghai Science and Technology Museum. Also, be sure to go to the Shanghai Children's Museum. This is a big toy town with houses and shops. A small child can have an interesting time here. Older children will find interactive exhibitions on the upper floors of the museum. They are dedicated to different topics. There is also a cinema and a real observatory here. You can go to the Shanghai Museum with school-age children. You can introduce your child to the history of China, its culture, and traditions here. You can go to the Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall with kids from 5 years and older. This is a place with amazing exposure. You will have the opportunity to create your own city, view layouts, and swim on a virtual boat here. You will definitely need to watch the movie-flight over Shanghai in one of the four cinemas in the museum. You will "fly" over the most interesting places in the city for half an hour.
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You will also find interactive exhibits in the Shanghai Science and Technology Museum. This is a real encyclopedia where you can touch and play with any of the exhibits. If you visit this museum, you will have the opportunity to demonstrate to children how the robot works, why the Earth rotates, how the human eye works, and what pandas eat. In addition, you can watch an interesting educational film in one of the museum's cinemas. You can also have lunch in the cafe here.
Shanghai First Weekend If you want to walk among the trees, ride a bike, rollerblade or have a small picnic on the green lawn, then go to Century Park. This is one of the few areas in the city where there is a lot of greenery. You can also take a quiet walk in the Shanghai Sculpture Park. It is worth going here with very young children. This island of calm will allow you to relax and take a break from the bustle of the city. You can admire the sculptures, the surface of a small lake or the real mountain slopes here. The child will sleep in a stroller or run along the paths of the park.
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Amusement parks near Shanghai
♥   Amusement park 'Jinjiang Action Park' Shanghai, 10.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Shanghai Disneyland Park' Shanghai, 20.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'American Dream Park' Shanghai, 22.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Suzhou Amusement Land' Suzhou, 86.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all oceanariums
Aquariums in Shanghai and nearby
♥   Aquarium 'Shanghai Ocean Aquarium' , 4.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Aquarium 'Changfeng Ocean World' , 5.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Aquarium 'Hangzhou Polar Ocean Park' , 168.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all zoos
Zoos and gardens in/near Shanghai
♥   Zoo 'Shanghai Zoo' , 9.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Shanghai Wild Animal Park' , 31.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Suzhou Zoo' , 78.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Interesting places to visit with children around Shanghai

Guide to sightseeing and entertainment for children in Shanghai - parks, attractions, museums, zoos, water-parks. All fascinating and educational sites of Shanghai, which are must visit and see for your child. Find out the best discovery routes and places for kids (local theaters, exhibitions and museums), where you can spend quality time together. Shanghai for families with children.
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