Shanghai vacation???

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May 11th, 2000, 09:25 AM
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Sue
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Shanghai vacation???

I am thinking of a trip to Shanghai in late November for about 11 days..is this too long? I have been to Bangkok, Beijing and Hong Kong. Will I be disappointed in Shanghai as far as seeing the Orient? Would I be better off planning a trip to Singapore?
 
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May 11th, 2000, 09:33 AM
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In my opinion, 11 days is much too long to spend in Shanghai -- 3 days would be quite enough time to see what there is to be seen. However, Shanghai is only a short train trip away from Hangzhou and Suzhou. You could spend an additional 2-3 days in each of those cities, as well.
 
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May 13th, 2000, 06:05 AM
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I spent 3 days in Shanghai last October. That's enough for Shanghai. Instead, I spent 5 days in Hangzhou and 2 days in Suzhou. Hangzhou XiWu is so beautiful and relax. If you have 11 days, I strongly suggest the trip to Suzhou and Hangzhou. Probably one more side trip, like Nanjing or Wuzi.
Email me if you need info of Shanghai, Hangzhou and Suzhou.
 
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Jun 21st, 2000, 04:35 PM
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Just returned from 2 weeks in China on business.

I spent some time in Shanghai, and I agree that 3 days is plenty of time.

It is a more westernized city than most Chinese centres, and the river is nice, but really it's just a city.

The trip to Nanjing was very nice, I agree.

Wuxi had A LOT of mosquitos, but this is June, not November, so you'll probably do well.

I think that Bangkok, Beijing and HK all have better shopping, if you're interested in that sort of thing.

I wouldn't say ditch the whole thing in favour of Singapore (although their new airport terminal is beautiful!), but I would (again), strongly recommend side trips, using Shanghai as a base.

Enjoy.
 
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