As usual the guide-book standard is set by Lonely Planet-- Outside --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Shanghai is a constantly changing metropolis beginning to rival Beijing as Chinas cultural capital, and Lonely Planets new "Shanghai" will help you keep up with this ever-evolving city. From shopping and old-world architecture to microbreweries and hip hangouts, "Shanghai" even covers bicycling, ballet and bungee jumping! Known primarily as a city for business travelers, there is still much of interest to capture ones imagination the excitement and energy alone makes Shanghai a destination hot-spot. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Shanghai changes so rapidly; any guide that is written on this city will be half way out of date by the time it sees publication. Read morePublished on March 25 2004 by S*POP
This is a decent guidebook but I must confess that I like Lonely Planet and I'm very familiar with their format. Read morePublished on Dec 21 2003
First, I should point out that most (~70%+) of LP¡¯s Shanghai guide is just reprint of what is in their larger China guide. No need to get both. Read morePublished on Aug. 18 2003