Yu Yuan Teahouses, Shanghai - Near the elaborate Chenghuang, or City God, Temple in Shanghai are the famous Yu Yuan Bazaar and Gardens. Teahouses line the main street, where tourists flock each morning to buy calligraphy, pearls, and antiques. - Photograph by Grant Faint, Getty Images
Nanjing Road, Shanghai Photograph by Scott E. Barbour Consumers stroll along Nanjing Street, where the glow of neon signs brings colorful life to the storefronts of Shanghai’s busiest shopping district. In an effort to capitalize on a booming tourist industry, the government hopes to turn Nanjing Street into the Fifth Avenue of China.
Taikang Road, Shanghai - much the same today as when it was first developed in the 1920s. A recent influx of world-renowned painters, artists, and fashion designers to the area has sparked the opening of new shops and cafes.