Xuhui is a walkable, urban neighborhood known for being secluded and having ample choices for restaurants, bars, and cafes. Broaden your horizons with some local art. Xuhui's hotels make a great home base for venturing out into the greater Shanghai area.
Sightseeing around Xuhui
The local museums will impress, as will other attractions. Study the collections at Shanghai Museum of Arts and Crafts, China Art Palace, or Shanghai Propaganda Poster Art Centre. Sights like Paramount, Shanghai Acrobatic Theatre, and Shanghai Grand Theatre offer insight into the local culture. Longhua Temple, St. Ignatius Cathedral, and French Concession are some local landmarks. Jinjiang Action Park, Dino Beach, and Tropical Storm Water Park are family favorites.
Popular activities in the area include shopping, swimming, and attending sporting events. Shanghai Stadium, Shanghai Grand Stage, and Shanghai Oriental Sports Center are great places to catch a game or event. Local parks like Shanghai Botanical Garden, Guilin Park, and Shanghai Nanyuan Waterfront Park are peaceful spots. For retail therapy, consider Orient Shopping Center, Metro City, and Xujiahui Shopping District, and seek out the perfect souvenir. If you have some more time, pay a visit to Grand Gateway, Pacific Department Store, or Ferguson Lane.
Don't miss some of the area's most popular attractions, such as Jing An Temple, The Bund, and Xintiandi. Shanghai Everbright Convention & Exhibition Center, Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany, and Consulate General of the Republic of France are other top spots to see.
Getting around Xuhui
For a quick way to explore the city, catch a ride on metro transit at Shilong Road Station, Caobao Road Station, or Longcao Road Station. To venture out of town, take a train from Shanghai South Railway Station. You can inquire about options for water travel at the marina.
The Shanghai (SHA-Hongqiao Intl.) airport is 6 miles (9.6 km) from Xuhui. Shanghai (PVG-Pudong Intl.) is the next closest airport, 21.6 miles (34.7 km) away.