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Shanghai Travel Guide

Nanjing Xi Lu and Jing'an

Shanghai's glitziest malls are on or near the main street in this area, Nanjing Xi Lu. If you're into designer threads, luxury spas, or expensive brunches, you can satisfy your spending urges and max out your credit here. For those of a more spiritual bent, Jing'an Temple, whose reconstruction is ongoing, is one of Shanghai's largest temples and stands in sharp contrast to its materialistic surroundings.

The small Jing'an Park across the street is popular with couples. Behind the temple is an interesting network of back streets.

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