Lonely Planet Shanghai Updates (June 2010)


Rockbund Art Museum 上海外滩美术馆 (20 Huqiu Rd; 虎丘路20号; admission Y15; open 10-6, Tue-Sun) New contemporary art museum in the Bund Origin area, housed in the former Royal Asiatic Society building (1932).

Minsheng Art Museum 民生现代美术馆 (570 West Huaihai Rd, Bldg F, Red Town; 淮海西路570号红坊F座; admission Y20; open 10am-9pm, Tue-Sun) New French Concession museum in the Red Town complex, with acclaimed 30-year retrospective of contemporary Chinese art.


Metersbonwe Costume Museum (p66, Sights/Bund)

Shirt Flag (p143, Shopping/French Concession)

Skylight (p145, Shopping/French Concession)

Springhead (p145, Shopping/French Concession)

Factory (p174, Eating/Hongkou)

Dongbei Ren (p169, Eating/French Concession)

Uighur Restaurant (p175, Eating/French Concession)

Bund 12 Cafe (p 179, Drinking/Bund) Too bad, the best cafe on the Bund has closed.

Boona Cafe (p183, Drinking/French Concession)

Home Inn (p205, Sleeping) No longer accepts foreigners.

Highland Internet Cafe (p260, Directory)

Other Updates

Huangpu River Cruise (p65, Bund) The Huangpu River Cruises now leave from the new 16 Pu Docks (十六铺; 501 No 2 Zhongshan Rd), a good 10-minute walk south (away from the Bund) from their previous location. 50-minute cruises (10:30am-10:15pm) cost Y100; there are no longer any three-hour cruises.

Ba Yan Ka La (p142, Shopping/French Concession) has moved: 2nd fl, Westgate Mall, 1038 West Nanjing Rd (梅龙镇南京西路1038号).

The Thing (p144, Shopping/French Concession) has moved to Changle Rd.

Windows (p183, Drinking/French Concession) has moved: 11th fl, 527 Middle Huaihai Rd, near Chengdu Rd 淮海中路527号11楼, 靠近成都路

The Peace Hotel will not officially open until September 1st.

Putuoshan Ferries The ticket office for Putuoshan ferries has moved down the street to 21 East Jinling Rd.

<strong>Blue Frog</strong> (p 172, Eating/Jing’an) The Blue Frog location on Tongren Rd has closed, though their other branches remain open.

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