While Shanghai may be a dynamic Chinese city full of thriving development, it does have scenic areas of natural beauty such as Fuxing Park where one can enjoy some peace and quiet. Those in search of a Shanghai luxury hotel within easy reach of the park can stay at 6232003-Fuxing_Park_Shanghai_ShanghaiThe Langham, Xintiandi, Shanghai. Offering stylish hotel rooms in Shanghai, this elegant property is well suited for both business and leisure travellers. Guests looking to unwind can head to Fuxing Park which can be found in the city’s former French Concession. Covering an area of around 10 hectares, this French style park features fountains, pavilions and a lake in the centre. While there are plenty of benches for you to sit and relax on, exploring the park is one of the best things you can do as you observe locals engaged in such activities as practicing tai-chi, playing mah-jong or chess and even dancing!

Thanuja Silva is a travel writer who writes under the pen name Auburn Silver. She has a passion for fashion and a deep interest in admiring new and exotic attractions around the world.