82 Shanghai Attractions Offering Half-Price Admission This Week

By Ned Kelly, September 16, 2021

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Wondering what to do over the Mid-Autumn Festival long weekend? Well we've got 82 options for you.

That's right, four score and two attractions across Shanghai will offer half-price admission from tomorrow, September 17 to next Friday, September 24, to celebrate the annual Shanghai Tourism Festival.

Some highlights from the list:

  • Madame Tussauds Wax Museum

  • Shanghai Oriental Pearl TV Tower

  • Shanghai Ocean Aquarium

  • Shanghai Natural History Museum

  • Shanghai Tower Observatory

  • Jin Mao Tower 88th-Floor Observatory

  • Jinshan City Beach

  • Shanghai Wild Animal Park

  • Shanghai Botanical Garden

  • Shanghai Science and Technology Museum

  • Jinjiang Amusement Park

  • Shanghai Happy Valley

  • Shanghai Haichang Ocean Park

  • Huangpu River Cruise

  • Donglin Temple Scenic Area

  • Fuquan Mountain Scenic Area

  • Zhoupu Flower Sea Scenic Area

  • Jinshanzui Fishing Village

  • Shanghai Tulip Park

  • Gucun Park

  • Yuehu Sculpture Park

  • Chenshan Botanical Garden

  • Zuibaichi Park

  • Soong Ching Ling Memorial Residence

  • Shanghai Zoo

  • Guyi Garden

  • Mingzhu Lake Park

  • Haiwan National Forest Park

  • Shanghai Maritime Museum

  • Shanghai Expo Museum

  • Former Residence of Dr Sun Yat-sen

  • Former Residence of Lu Xun

  • Fengjing Watertown

  • Qibao Watertown

  • Zhujiajiao Watertown (If you interested in this one, check out this sweet deal)

The list goes on, that is (not even) the half of it. You can see the list of all 82 (in Chinese) right here. Oh, and Shanghai Disney Resort will offer discounted admission after 3pm.

A couple of points of order from the Shanghai Administration of Culture and Tourism: reservations are required in advance of your visit; strict anti-epidemic measures will be observed, so mask up with Health QRs at the ready; and long lines are expected at some attractions (standard), with a limit on numbers at some of the options.

The first Shanghai Tourism Festival was held in 1990 to boost consumption in the tourism sector and bring public benefits. Since then it has become a tradition for major scenic spots in the city to provide half-price tickets over the week. A very fine tradition indeed, we say.

So there you have it. Book ahead. Go forth. Explore. Enjoy!

[Cover image via NetEase]

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