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The Peninsula

The Peninsula, Shanghai, China

The Peninsula name really speaks for itself and the Rolls Royces parked outside ensure that tradition is continued in Shanghai since Peninsula's arrival in October 2009.

Views of the Bund are unrivaled and the facilities here are the epitome of luxury, from the spas and pool to the superb restaurants. Rooms are subtly state-of-the-art and beautifully furnished.

This is about as opulent as it gets in Shanghai.

Our rating: Opulent

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    Where possible, we like to offer a range of accommodation for each stop of your trip, chosen by our specialists as some of their favorite places to stay. To help you make the right choice, we give each property a rating based on its facilities and service, but we also look for hotels with distinct character or a location that can’t be bettered.

    Experiences while staying here

    The following activities are designed to give you the most authentic experiences of the area where you’re staying. We work with local guides, who use their knowledge and often a resident’s eye to show you the main sights and more out-of-the-way attractions. Our specialists can also suggest outdoor pursuits and activities, such as cooking classes, that will introduce you to the traditions of the area’s inhabitants.

    • Food vendor in Shanghai

      Culinary Tour of Shanghai

      Shanghai

      Visit Zhonghua market in Shanghai and wander down some of the famous side streets sampling regional delicacies with a guide, who will be able to give you all sorts of recommendations.

    • Fuxing park on Morning Shanghai bicycle tour, Shanghai

      Morning Shanghai Bicycle Tour

      Shanghai

      This guided cycling tour around Shanghai’s old town and French Concession backstreets shows you a salt-of-the-earth side of the city that few visitors experience. You’ll pass tiny street markets, and stop off at a public park and a Buddhist temple.

    • Shanghai Acrobatic Show

      Shanghai Acrobatics

      Shanghai

      Gifted Chinese acrobats perform the contortions and feats of balance that have made them famous throughout the world.

    • Yuyuan garden, Shanghai

      Shanghai Highlights

      Shanghai

      Shanghai has very few Buddhist temples, so the Jade Buddha Temple is well known and well used. The Yuyuan Gardens and bazaar are located at the south-eastern end of the old city, its bustling maze of narrow lanes lined with traditional houses.

    • Suzhou, China

      Suzhou Excursion

      Shanghai

      Suzhou is a city with over 2,500 years of history. Following completion of the Grand Canal in the Sui Dynasty, the town grew and prospered from the trade that passed through its gates.