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 Please bear in mind that information may now be outdated or inaccurate.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!
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.
1. Introductory information
- What is /r/shanghai?
- Useful links
- FAQ notes
2. The city
- What's Shanghai all about?
- Getting to and from Shanghai
- Getting around the city
- Getting started in Shanghai
- Visitor registration
- Salary guides
- What should I expect in Shanghai?
- What's the weather like in Shanghai?
- How much should I be paying for essentials in Shanghai?
- Where can I get a SIM card/mobile phone?
- Where can I watch sports in Shanghai?
- What are some useful Chinese phrases?
- Common scams
- Water and air pollution
3. Things to do
4. Food and drink
- What is there to eat in Shanghai?
- Chinese cuisine
- Northern Cuisine / 北方菜 (běifāng cài)
- Southern Cuisine / 南方菜 (nánfāng cài)
- Eastern Cuisine / 江浙菜 (jiāngzhè cài)
- Western Cuisine / 川菜, 湘菜 (chuāncài, xiāngcài)
- Minorities Cuisine / 少数民族特色料理 (shǎoshùmínzú tèsè liàolǐ)
- International cuisine
- What's the nightlife like in Shanghai?
5. Chinese culture
Video of the month
Image of the month
This month's poll