How to Keep Your Kids Entertained When Visiting Shanghai

Shanghai is probably a must-visit destination for first-time visitors to China. Full of east-meet-west and ancient-meet-modern, Shanghai doesn’t seem to be a family-friendly place at first glance. But in fact, there’s plenty to do in Shanghai with kids. We’ve rounded up 7 of the best things to do with kids when traveling in Shanghai. 

Shanghai Chocolate Happy Land 

All children like sweet foods. Maybe you are also crazy about it. Shanghai Chocolate Happy Land is like Charlie and the Chocolate Factory in reality where you can see all kinds of cartoon characters made of chocolate and make chocolate dessert with your kids. Let’s chocolate!

Garfield Made of Chocolate at Shanghai Chocolate Happy Land

Making Chocolate Dessert with Kids at Shanghai Chocolate Happy Land

Shanghai Ocean Aquarium

Shanghai Ocean Aquarium has the world’s longest underwater tunnel. And it is the only aquarium in the world with a separate area to display endangered Chinese aquatic animals. It also offers “Underwater Night Camping” for kids from 13 to 18 years old.

Chinese Sturgeon at Shanghai Ocean Aquarium

Clown Fishes at Shanghai Ocean Aquarium

Underwater Night Camping at Shanghai Ocean Aquarium

Shanghai Jinjiang Amusement Park

In Jinjiang Amusement Park, there’s something for everyone in the family, from thrilling roller coaster, motorbike coaster, and giant inverted boomerang to relaxing Shanghai Ferris Wheel, double-story merry-go-round, and canyon drifting. 

Shanghai Ferris Wheel at Shanghai Jinjiang Amusement Park

Double-story Merry-go-round Shanghai Jinjiang Park

Shanghai Wild Animal Park

If you don’t have enough time travelling to Chengdu Panda Base and hug one of the lovely creatures, you could visit pandas at this park while in Shanghai. Besides, you can get really close to wildlife. 

Shanghai World Expo Pandas at Shanghai Wild Animal Park

Feeding Kangaroo at Shanghai Wild Animal Park

Flamingos at Shanghai Wild Animal Park

Shanghai Science & Technology Museum

This is an interesting place for kids to know more about the nature, robot, space navigation and other knowledge along with lots of hands-on activities.

Robot Playing Piano at Shanghai Science & Technology Museum

Shanghai Science & Technology Museum's Energy Shuttle

Shanghai Disneyland

Shanghai Disneyland Park is gonna open in the spring of 2016. CHEERS! For more info about Shanghai Disneyland, click here:  

Shanghai Disney Theme Park

Shanghai Legoland Park

BIG news for LEGO fans! A legoland Park is to open in Shanghai! We’ll keep you posted on the progress.

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