From Phnom Penh to Shanghai: Flights and Top Things to Do
Shanghai – the largest and most prosperous city of China, has an impressive history of years, which attracts a large number of tourists from all over the world. The city possesses stunning contrasts, with regal heritage buildings and the world’s second-tallest skyscraper. If you are going to visit Shanghai from the Cambodian capital, you will find the travel information below very useful for your trip.
Getting to Shanghai by air
Shanghai is 2,788 kilometers from Phnom Penh. The average price for flights from Phnom Penh to Shanghai is $298 with average flight time of 4 hours and 8 minutes. The ticket prices usually go down in November when you can easily find cheap flights from Shanghai to Phnom Penh (and vice versa).
If you want to get the best deals for flights from Shanghai to Phnom Penh (and vice versa), don’t forget to visit the website of Cambodia Angkor Air – one of the leading airlines in Cambodia frequently offering cheap flights from Cambodia.
Top things to do in Shanghai
- Take a ride on the Shanghai Maglev Train – the world's fastest train
Shanghai Maglev Train is a perfect way to get from Pudong International Airport to the city center and to experience the super-modern of Shanghai. At the speed of 431 km/h, this air-conditioned, magnetically-levitated train covers 30 km in only 8 minutes and is enrolled by Guinness Records to be the fastest train in the world in commercial use.
- Walk along The Bund
This is one of the things you should never miss when traveling to Shanghai. The Bund is a famous waterfront boulevard and regarded as the symbol and the pride of Shanghai for hundreds of years. The most attractive sight at the west side of the Bund is 52 buildings of various architectural styles, including Gothic, Baroque, Romanesque, Classicism and the Renaissance.
- 3. Enjoy green spaces at Yuyuan Garden
Not far from the Bund, Yuyuan Garden is a place of peace and comfort in the heart of bustling Shanghai. It has become a valuable piece of the city due to its beautiful scenery, characterized by decorated bridges, colorful pagodas and intimate enclaves separated by "dragon walls" – partitions with dragon decorations on top.
- 4. Enjoy exhibits at Shanghai Museum
Located on the People's Square near Nanjing Road, the "glassy" Shanghai Museum has a large collection of rare cultural relics with more than 120,000 pieces spread across 11 galleries, including paintings, bronzes, ceramics, sculptures, jade, calligraphy, Ming and Qing dynasty furniture, coins, and jewelry.
- Stroll around in Zhujiajiao Watertown
Zhujiajiao Water Town is situated 47 kilometers away from Shanghai. It is a typical and ancient watertown in Qingpu District and also called “The Venice of Shanghai”. You can choose to stroll around by foot to admire numerous fascinating canals, curved rock bridges, old streets cemented with stone, and over 10,000 buildings dating back to the Ming and Qing dynasties.