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Renaissance Shanghai Yu Garden Hotel

Soak up Shanghai’s breathtaking skyline while you relax poolside at our incredible Yu Garden Hotel. The heritage of Yu Garden and its old-world architecture have been worked seamlessly into this majestic resort, with the luxurious guest rooms centered around a stunning courtyard fountain. We also offer a newly renovated 21st-floor function room and an artistically designed lounge on the 22nd floor, which means we have you covered, whatever your reason for visiting. We are just a few minutes’ walk from the famous Old Town and several other must-see attractions, and our Navigator Morgan can help you discover the very best this incredible city has to offer.

Bund Beach

Spend a warm summer day lounging on this popular man-made beach, which even offers a swimming pool for the kids.
You don't have to leave the views of Shanghai's skyline behind to go to the beach. Relax in a wooden lounge chair with a cold beverage right in the city at Bund Beach. This man-made beach offers spectacular views of the city's skyscrapers and the water. When you visit, you also have access to a shallow swimming pool, which is mostly used by kids. This beach is a great way to spend a day of fun in the sun without going far. 
Address: 421 Waima Lu, Shanghai, China
Hotel: Renaissance Shanghai Yu Garden Hotel

De Bolletas

Have a platter of exquisite iberico ham with a lovely Rioja at this beautiful Spanish tapas bar and restaurant.
Address: 68 Taicang Lu, Shanghai, China
Phone: +86 21 6384 1382
Hotel: Renaissance Shanghai Yu Garden Hotel

Cheng Cheng's Art Salon

Dine on traditional Chinese dishes while surrounded by copious amounts of paintings and artifacts from Shangai’s storied past.
The name might have you expecting an art gallery, but Cheng Cheng’s Art Salon is actually a restaurant. Whatever the tag, Cheng Cheng's cuisine and art-lined walls never cease to delight art lovers and curious parties alike. Diners are literally surrounded by excellent works of art ranging from paintings and murals to posters and artful objects. Food is given equal preference here and there are plenty of vegetarian options on the menu as well. It’s certainly a must-have experience while you’re in the city.
Address: 164 Nanchang Lu, Shanghai, 200020, China
Phone: +86 21 5306 5462
Hotel: Renaissance Shanghai Yu Garden Hotel

Saint Ignatius Cathedral

Dazzling architecture has kept this Western-style cathedral an iconic religious destination for over a hundred years now.
Standing on Puxi Lu, this Roman Catholic cathedral’s majestic Gothic architecture stands out as an extraordinary edifice amidst the cutting edge urban chaos of Shanghai. Though the stunning cathedral looks like an ancient structure, it was built fairly recently in 1905 by French Jesuits. One of the most visited places of worship in the region, it attracts tourists and locals alike.
Address: 158 Puxi Road, Shanghai, 200030, China
Phone: +86 21 6438 4632
Hotel: Renaissance Shanghai Yu Garden Hotel

Wulixiang Shikumen Museum

Experience what life inside a 1920s Shikumen-style home was like at the flawlessly recreated exhibits of the Wulixiang museum.
Ever wondered what a traditional house in Shanghai looked like before everything became modernized? Find out for yourself at the Wulixiang-Shikumen Open House, a well-preserved Shikumen house rooted in tradition. The excellent house museum takes visitors through the lifestyle of the people in the Shanghai of yesteryear. Don't be surprised if some of the older folk from your family get nostalgic.
Address: 181 Taicang Lu, Number 25, Shanghai, 200020, China
Phone: +86 21 3307 0337
Opening hours: Monday to Thursday from 10:30 AM to 11:00 PM,Friday to Saturday from 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM,Sunday from 10:30 AM to 11:00 PM
Hotel: Renaissance Shanghai Yu Garden Hotel

The Thing

Specializing in trendy and functional street wear for men and women, watch out for their printed hoodies and slick outerwear.
This store can be found right in the center of Shanghai. Step inside and find yourself surrounded by edgy, urban fashions for all. All kinds of graphic tees, dresses, hats, jeans, hoodies and more abound in a rainbow of color, patterns and prints. The friendly staff is always willing to help you pick out the perfect casual 'fit.
Address: 276 Changle Road, Shanghai, 200020, China
Phone: +86 21 6384 9229
Opening hours: Monday to Sunday from 10:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Hotel: Renaissance Shanghai Yu Garden Hotel

Ba Yan Ka La

Using traditional Chinese herbs, these naturally-produced soaps, lotions and candles will rejuvenate and restore mind and body.
This unique boutique is located fairly centrally in Shanghai. Here you can get all kinds of natural beauty products and cosmetics. The majority of their products use the properties and ingredients of traditional Chinese herbal medicine, especially those that have been known to improve skin revitalization, nourishment and detoxification.
Address: 1221 Changle Lu, Shanghai, 200030, China
Phone: +86 21 5403 6131
Opening hours: Monday to Sunday from 10:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Hotel: Renaissance Shanghai Yu Garden Hotel

Gintei Teppanyaki Sushi

Chefs whip up sushi delights right at your table at this Japanese teppanyaki-style restaurant. Bring an appetite to match.
A traditional sushi and teppanyaki restaurant, the Japanese cuisine served here is very popular. The restaurant has a reasonably priced, all-you-can-eat deal offered on week days, as well as an a la carte menu. The ambiance is laid back with the emphasis placed on the excellent cuisine. This budget eatery is a favorite among the corporate, foreigners and local alike. Do try the scintillating beef and lamb dishes and be sure to book in advance.
Address: 75 Nan Hui Road, Shanghai, 200010, China
Phone: +86 21 6218 1932
Hotel: Renaissance Shanghai Yu Garden Hotel

Cyber Digital Square

Looking for a computer harddrive or need to replace an old one? This cybermarket is ideal for checking out the newest gadgets.
As the name suggests, Cyber Digital Square in Shanghai is every tech lover's dream come true. Head there if you're looking to upgrade to the latest software or to switch to high-definition. Check out the new and up-coming gadgets to hit the market, including electronics, camcorders, digital cameras, the works, at this cyber capital.
Address: 1 Huaihai Road, Shanghai, 200000, China
Hotel: Renaissance Shanghai Yu Garden Hotel

Alchemist Cocktail Kitchen

The bartenders at this popular joint spice up boring old drinks with tons of cutting-edge techniques and whimsical ingredients.
Located inside the classy Sinan Mansions complex, The Alchemist provides a unique drinking experience. The experienced bartenders use unique ingredients such as Worcestershire sauce, celery bitters, Sichuan peppercorns and coffee molasses to make exquisite cocktails that are sure to awaken your taste buds. Fitted with an oak-topped bar, marble tables, plush sofas, soft lounge music and a laid-back atmosphere, it’s a great place to wind down.
Address: 45 Sinan Road, Sinan Mansions, Block 32, Shanghai, 200020, China
Phone: +86 21 6426 0660
Opening hours: Sunday to Saturday from 06:00 PM to 02:00 AM
Hotel: Renaissance Shanghai Yu Garden Hotel

KABB Bar & Grill

Kabb's offers food, drinks and ambiance like you would find in the States. The Truffle Steak is a seasonal favorite.
Red decor combined with romantic candlelight and somber music create an impressive atmosphere that makes KABB a chic place. The restaurant serves home-style western cuisine in an old Shanghai building, where people of different countries come to enjoy themselves. Their menu features a wide selection of salads, sandwiches, pastas and steaks. The Chicken Feta Pasta and New Zealand Lamb Chops are recommended.
Address: 181 Taicang Lu, House 5, Shanghai, 200021, China
Phone: +86 21 3307 0798
Hotel: Renaissance Shanghai Yu Garden Hotel

Judy's Too

Celebrate by coming to Judy's for a night of dancing and good food. Go downstairs for high energy fun and upstairs for relaxing.
Probably the most popular bar and dance venue on weekends, it first opened in 1996 as a small bar named Judy's blocks away from the current site. “Judy” really exists, in fact you can often see her near the bar, watching the crowds of revelers. Downstairs, Judy's features a long wooden bar and open space for dancing. The warm colors of the interior make it look more traditional compared to most bars that have opened recently.
Address: 80 Tongren Lu, Near Yan'an Lu, Shanghai, 200023, China
Phone: +86 21 6289 3715
Opening hours: Sunday to Sunday from 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Hotel: Renaissance Shanghai Yu Garden Hotel

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