Savor life in natural, man-made wonders

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Updated: 2017-02-28

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When the of cold winter begins to wane, it’s time to go outdoors and seize moments of excitement in the landscape and amusement park Sheshan has prepared for you.

Sheshan National Tourist Resort, located in Songjiang district, Shanghai, China, is a famous scenic spot on the outskirts of Shanghai with numerous natural sceneries and modern facilities for recreation. It is known as the backyard garden of Shanghai. The following are some places recommended for a break from the hustle and bustle of urban life.

ChenshanBotanical Garden

Address: 3888 Chenghua Highway, Songjiang district, Shanghai

Highlights in spring: sea of pink cherry blossoms and Chinese violet cress, as well as the famed cherry flower avenue

Savor life in natural, man-made wonders

Chenshan Botanical Garden’s cherry trees and Chinese violet cress – sometimes called February orchid -- have recently begun to flower.[Photo/Wechat: sheshanlvyoutopnews]

Happy Valley

Address: 888 Linhu Road, close to Linyin Avenue, Songjiang district, Shanghai

Open from 09:30 to 18:00 during work days, and 09:30 to 19:00 on weekends, Feb 15 until April 28.

Highlights in spring: the yearly girls’ festival in March

Savor life in natural, man-made wonders

Shanghai Happy Valley is a large-scale theme park featuring amazing attractions and high-tech facilities for business functions and family entertainment. [Photo/Wechat: sheshanlvyoutopnews]

Sheshan National Forest Park

Address: 9142 Qingsong Highway

Highlights in spring: a great destination for spring outings with nine peaks, twelve hills, exuberant plants and characteristic buildings all around

Savor life in natural, man-made wonders

The scenic Sheshan National Forest Park is attractive due to its string of peaks, hills, pavilions, and monasteries, especially its East Sheshan Mountain and West Sheshan Mountain. The eastern one is famous for its bamboo groves while the west one features a pagoda, observatory, Catholic Church, pavilion, and bamboo playground. [Photo/Wechat: sheshanlvyoutopnews]

Moon Lake Sculpture Park

Address: 1158 Linyin New Road, near the Linglv Road

Highlights in spring: lake, sceneries depicting four seasons, and amusement facilities

Savor life in natural, man-made wonders

With fabulous scenery and modern designs, the Moon Lake Sculpture Park consists of a lake in the center and four bank zones demonstrating sights featuring spring, summer, autumn, and winter, where visitors can find entertainment at all times of the year. [Photo/Wechat: sheshanlvyoutopnews]

Tianma Country Club

Address: 3958, Zhaokun Highway, Tianma Town, Songjiang district, Shanghai

Highlights in spring: glamorous landscape, restaurants, golf course, football pitch, tennis courts, rock climbing, swimming, fitness center, shops, farmstead, funfair for kids, tea shops, and barbecue resturants

Savor life in natural, man-made wonders

Tianma Country Club is widely known as one of the finest international private golf clubs in Shanghai, China. [Photo/Wechat: sheshanlvyoutopnews]

Shanghai Tianma Circuit

Address: 3000 Shenzhuan Highway, Sheshan of Songjiang district, Shanghai, China. It can be found can be found at the junction of the G1501 motorway and Shenzhuan Highway. Hongqiao International Airport is around 15 minutes' drive from the circuit.

Highlights in spring: permanent road course car racing

Savor life in natural, man-made wonders

Shanghai Tianma Circuit has probably already peaked as far as international racing is concerned thanks to its one-off WTCC round. The track itself also boasts well-appointed VIP rooms, a grandstand with views of the whole circuit, and a media center. [Photo/Wechat: sheshanlvyoutopnews]

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