Shanghai is China’s leading industrial and commercial city as well as the major financial center of the country. Shanghai has two faces. On the east side of the famous Huangpu River lies Pudong, the sophisticated new district with its skyscrapers and glamorous shopping malls. On the west side, Puxi, the old but lively district, fights a losing battle against modernity, with its street markets, ancient sites, and historical landmarks. Our city guide will tell you all about Shanghai.