Why visit the Peace Hotel roof, which is just 11 stories above ground? You be the judge.
Shanghai is too rich in Art Deco to have an obvious #1 Art Deco building. But if not the Peace Hotel, then what?
Shanghai has lots of Art Deco, and the area with the most is the former French Concession.
For day two, I thought I’d stick to the official schedule but the call of Art Deco intervened. The Congress was held at the Peninsula Hotel, conveniently located on the Bund. (The Bund is an area of old Shanghai that runs …
The amount of Art Deco to see in the world’s most populous city made it impossible to take in everything but we sure tried!
There is enough Art Deco in Shanghai to costume weeks of your time. But the city has many other things to offer.
A lot of Shanghai’s architectural treasure could rightly be called hidden treasure.
Hard to believe, but in 1997, a lot of China tours skipped Shanghai.