SHANGHAI - A CITY OF 21 ST CENTURY

  • Port

    Shanghai

  • Level of difficulties

    Easy

  • Type

    Sightseeing, Cultural, Lunch not included

  • Price

    Adults

    EUR85.0

  • Duration in hours

    5

  • Shore excursion code

    6620

Description

This tour is a unique voyage of discovery into the twenty-first century that has to be experienced to be believed. Based on German technology, the Maglev train is an engineering breakthrough. This unique travel experience has just been revealed to the public, and you can be among the first to ride this super-high-speed transport system without wheels or rail friction. Your journey begins with a drive to the Long Yang Lu Railway Station, where you will board the Maglev Train. Once on board, sit back and relax as this comfortable new vehicle reaches speeds of 430 kmph (267 mph). The Maglev (magnetic levitation) train will whisk you away on a short journey to nearby Pudong Airport, as you marvel at being aboard the fastest means of transport on land. After a short stop the Maglev will take you back to Long Yang Lu Station. Following your exciting journey, you will board the coach to visit the futuristic Lujiazui financial district. Located in Pudong on the east bank of the Huangpu River, the waterway on which Shanghai was founded, it is China's self-proclaimed Wall Street and is home to wide avenues and high-rise buildings that didn't even exist before 1993. You will continue your glimpse into the future with a visit to Jin Tao, one of the buildings representing Shanghai in the 21st century. The building was inspired by the American firm Skidmore Owings & Merrill and was built by the group Shanghai Jian Gong .It includes offices and commercial areas. Then we will head to the 88th floor from where you will see a magnificent view of Shanghai. Finally you will drive back to the ship.


What you need to know

Please note: The order of visit might vary