The Miyazaki Way To Beat The Heat

Despite the the sweltering conditions, you can still enjoy the summer nights of Shanghai. There are many ways to experience the bounty of this city while staying comfortable.




One good option is the Qingpu Xunmengyuan Lighting Festival, which aims to take you into the world of fairy tales. It’s like being in one of Miyazaki Hayao’s films. If you want to get some good summer selfies, this is the spot! There are some comfortable options for you to enjoy the whole night there, too.




You definitely can’t forget the water park. At over 3,000 square meters, it’s a good way to bring your kids along for the summer holiday.





Festival time: from now until September 10th

Tickets: 50 yuan (RMB)

Opening hours: 8:00a.m.-11:00p.m.

Lighting time: 18:30p.m.-11:00p.m. (cannot be lit on rainy days)

Water Park: 9:00a.m.-8:00p.m. (not open on rainy days)

Address: 2365 Shentai Road, Dreamland, Dream Water Township