<h3>Peace Hotel – Artistic Shanghai Hotel</h3>
Victor Sassoon built this Art Deco masterpiece in 1929 with spoils he inherited from his family's opium fortune. The lavish interior of the Peace Hotel epitomizes Shanghai's turn-of-the-century extravagance. Recognized by the green pyramid that caps it, the Peace Hotel is near Nanjing Dong Lu metro station.<br /><br />
<h3>Longhua Temple – Visit The Old Shanghai</h3>
This is the oldest and liveliest temple in Shanghai, and it boasts a pagoda with legendary roots in the 3rd century. Many visitors only make it to the Jade Buddha Temple in town, but those who don't mind arranging transportation will appreciate Longua Temple for its grandeur of relative lack of tourists.<br /><br />
<h3>Aquaria 21 – Top Shanghai Tourist Attraction</h3>
Accessible via Jinshajiang Lu metro station, this ultra-modern aquarium is full of surprises. The massive, central tank is the first thing visitors see, but there's plenty more to enjoy. From the collection of worldwide aquatic habitats to onsite scuba diving lessons, it is certainly worth the visit.<br /><br />
<h3>Oriental Pearl – Iconic Shanghai</h3>
This 1,500-foot television tower has become Shanghai's icon. It towers over Pudong and boasts a slick, science fiction exterior that feels like it's straight out of the future. The middle and top spheres both have observation decks that can be reached via high-speed elevator.