Expat Neighborhoods

Common expat neighborhoods include:

• Qingpu
• Huacao
• Hongqiao
• Gubei
• Jingan
• Former French Concession
• Xujiahui/Dapuqiao
• The Bund/Peoples Square
• Century Park/Lujiazui
• Jinqiao/Kanqiao

Rental Housing Cost

Rental housing costs can range from 15,000RMB to 80,000RMB per month.


Local Details


Shanghai has an extensive public transport system, largely based on buses, trolly buses, taxis and metro system. The most efficient method for getting around is the metro.

Fun Facts

Of the 1st Tier Cities, Shanghai is the international business center of China.

The city is divided by the river creating East Shanghai and West Shanghai, then divided by districts.

Local Currency