/r/shanghai - laowaikipedia Wiki

This wiki was created in 2015-16 and has not been regularly maintained. Please bear in mind that information may now be outdated or inaccurate.


Welcome to the /r/shanghai FAQ!

Getting started

Life in Shanghai moves fast. Make sure you hit the ground running!

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Internet in China

Why the internet here sucks, and what you can do about it

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This FAQ serves as a repository for Shanghai-related knowledge, helpful to users old and new. While this FAQ was created for the /r/shanghai community on Reddit, the majority of the information should also be helpful for non redditors who are new to the city.

FAQ contents

1. Introductory information

2. The city

3. Things to do

4. Food and drink

5. Chinese culture

Video of the month


Fuxing Park Water Calligrapher

VPN Fuxing Park water calligrapher: video by fridayjams

Image of the month

The Dragon Pillar: photo by mrchrono

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