Extend your study abroad experience--add the Shanghai post-trip!
If you are planning to take part in the study abroad trip to Beijing, but find yourself wishing for more time to explore the country consider adding this three-day pre-trip option!
Shanghai attractions include:
The symbol of old and new Shanghai, The Bund houses buildings of various architectural styles lining the Huangpu River including Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque, Neo-Classical, Beaux-Arts, and Art Deco. While varying in styles, the buildings appear harmoniously together in a "Gallery of World Architecture!"
The site of numerous landmarks such as Shanghai City Hall, the Shanghai Museum, the Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Center, and People's Park.
This pedestrian walkway was the first modern commercial street in Shanghai. There are some 600 shops on both sides of the walkway offering visitors a tremendous variety of products.
Yu Garden is a famous classical garden completed in 1577 by the Ming Dynasty Pan family. This "top beauty in southeast China" retains its grace and elegance. Nearby Yu Bazaar is a commercial hubbub.
Born out of sprawling Shikumen housing, Xintiandi was created by converting residential blocks into a dining, retail, and entertainment center. The Shikumen buildings retain the antique walls, tiles, and exteriors, while the interior spaces have been designed for the 21st century urbanite lifestyle.
This optional, non-credit trip will allow students the opportunity to experience Shanghai. Costs:
- Administrative fee of $150, due with pre-trip sign up sheet
- Accommodation costs
- Transportation expenses
- Entry fees
Payment for some of the expenses will be collected in the spring to ensure availability of rooms, etc.
For additional information, contact Dr. Sidne Ward, firstname.lastname@example.org or Dr. Rong Ma, email@example.com.