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Things to do around Shanghai???

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1. Posted by Laura76 (Budding Member 17 posts) 12y Star this if you like it!

can anyone tell if there are any nice countryside destinatinatios (hiking and/or sunbathing etc...) around shanghai? i'll be visiting in aug 2005 and would like to spend some time (6-8 nights) outside the city itself and see some chinese countryside. thanks!

2. Posted by Wocca (Inactive 3745 posts) 12y Star this if you like it!

August is summer and very hot. However, Huangzhou close to Shanghai is a very popular place to visit

3. Posted by CJIN (Budding Member 2 posts) 12y Star this if you like it!

water towns near Shanghai are quite nice.

these include Zhouzhuang, Zhujiajiao,Wuzhen, and Tongli.

4. Posted by thezenyen (Full Member 88 posts) 12y Star this if you like it!

You can go to Nanjing too. Its not really countryside but the War Museum is really eye opening. 1 day there is sufficient.

5. Posted by jessie83 (Budding Member 3 posts) 12y Star this if you like it!

Agree with cjin.Those water towns around shanghai are very nice and quiet. Also Huangzhou (not far from Shanghai) is the absolute "do-not-miss" city.;)