New Year starts with attraction discounts

TWELVE scenic spots in the Pudong New Area, including the Oriental Pearl TV Tower and Shanghai Wildlife Park, will offer half-price admission today to herald a jump in tourism for the New Year holiday.

Other well-known attractions such as the Shanghai Ocean Aquarium and Shanghai Century Park are also on the list.

One holiday highlight will be the much-anticipated show on the Bund tonight, New Year’s Eve.

A laser light and fireworks countdown party will be presented.

The Xintiandi area will also host its traditional New Year countdown concert tonight.

Temples in the city, like the Longhua Temple and Baohua Temple, will hold traditional bell-tolling ceremonies tonight, and there will be a laser light show and lucky drawing at Xujiahui.

Zuiyu Village in Jinshan District invites people to capture the first sunrise of the new year beside the sea.

People can attend traditional activities at the Nanxiang Town in Jiading District through the holiday.


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