Discover Shanghai, the “Paris of the East” via AirAsia PhilippinesFriday, October 07, 2016
AirAsia Philippines, the world’s best low-cost airline, continues to connect the world as it added another wonderful destination on their route map – Shanghai, “The Paris of the East”.
Shanghai is known as China’s commercial and financial center but is also bursting with cultural experiences. On one side of the Huangpu River lies ultra-modern Pudong, home to the newly opened Shanghai Disneyland and the colorful Oriental Pear Tower, and on the other side, Puxi with its host of historical spots like the French Concession, glitzy waterside promenade The Bund with its stretch of historical colonial buildings or Yuyuan Garden, which gives you a glimpse of Ming and Qing dynasty architecture.
Shanghai’s skyscrapers at night
Don’t miss the classic steamed Xiao Long Bao
AirAsia Philippines, continues to surprise and delight travellers with their wide range of flights. From top tourist spots of Asia such as Hong Kong, Seoul and Singapore to the hidden gems like Kota Kinabalu, Siam Reap and Bali, AirAsia continues to make travel accessible by offering the lowest fares online to over 100 destinations across Asia.
Shanghai’s skyline by day
To get a glimpse of what you can experience in Shanghai, visit AirAsia’s Official Facebook page or watch the webisodes featuring Shanghai’s beautiful spots, friendly faces and delicious food at the following links:
Episode 1 “Why Shanghai?”
Episode 2 “The Many Faces that you’ll meet”
Episode 3 “Food you shouldn’t miss in Shanghai”
Episode 4 “Perfect Spots to Visit”
Episode 5 “Great Mid-Autumn Places to Visit”
A look at Yuyuan Garden in the northeast of the Old City of Shanghai