Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall, Shanghai
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Famed for its gigantic scale model of the city, Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall stands as a tribute to the city's growth and plays host to a range of development-themed exhibits. Head for the main exhibition to marvel at the crowning glory of the complex: a scale model featuring buildings both in existence and approved for construction. You can make your way around the edge of the model or up to the surrounding gallery levels for a different vantage point. Don't miss the bright golden monument in the lobby; you'll notice a number of iconic landmarks represented in this tribute to the city's rapid growth and modernization. Use our Shanghai vacation builder to visit Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall on your trip to Shanghai, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • We spent 45 minutes in this modern museum, we could have spent much longer. It has an amazing display of the history of the city in photographs which you could spend the whole day looking at. The top ...  more »
  • Really impressive to see China urban planning on a huge scale model. The Chinese are scheduled every new building that will be done at a certain time, and comply to the letter. It is worth to visit it.
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  • This museum is to see mainly for the model presented in the city of Shanghai. This allows to have a better vision of this sprawling city. The part on the old Shanghai is also worthwhile.
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  • Nice 3D display of the entire Shanghai area. Definitely worth seeing, and only 7 yuan per person on weekdays.
  • Uninteresting museum. Almost no original objects, just reproductions of old photographs. Exhibits are full of boosterism. The big model of future Shanghai is impressive, but you don't learn much from it.
  • This center reflects the urban transformation of shanghai through time. Nice to visit
  • Went here to see the broad 3d map of Shanghai and it didn't disappoint. Nice museum to briefly hop by.
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