PSAs And Things To Do: NYE Edition!

In order to accommodate increased volumes of commuters, 6 Shanghai Metro lines will be running for extended hours from January 28 to 31. The lines 1, 2, 7, 8, 9 and 10 will be the lines with extended working hours. Scan the QR code below to see the new extended schedules.



Also FYI: from 8pm on December 31, East Nanjing Road Station Line 2 & 10 and Xintiandi Station on Line 10 & 13 will be closed.



Now that you know how to move around the city on one of the busiest nights of the year, here’s what you can do to welcome in 2019!


 Ring the bell at Longhua Temple

Visitors to Longhua Temple literally ring in the New Year, chiming a bell for good luck in the year to come.




 Climbing the Oriental Pearl Tower

The holidays are a time for overindulgence, so what better way to kick off the year than with some exercise. This yearly walk will have you bounding thousands of stairs to the top of Shanghai’s most recognizable landmarks. And like most marathons, you can record your time for bragging rights.



 A trip to Shanghai Happy Valley

Looking for something completely different? Maybe you’re looking for a family-friendly way to celebrate the New Year? Well, you truly can’t go wrong with Shanghai’s classic theme park.





Editor: Yolanda