Shanghai Cafe wishes you a comfortable stay in your Dongguan hotel. The famous and/or historic hotels of the world are major destinations in their own right. The UXUA Casa Hotel in Trancoso, Brazil, the Sofitel Rio de Janeiro Copacabana, the Excelsior Hotel in Hong Kong near the famous noonday gun, Christian's Hotel in Luoyang China, the Norfolk Hotel in Nairobi, the Hotel del Coronado in San Diego and the Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund. are internationally renowned hotels.
Sightseeing in China
The 1930s mock Tudor, art deco and Gothic mansions and villas in Shanghai's old French Quarter; the temples of Chengde, including Xumifushoumiao (the Mount Sumeru Happiness and Longevity Temple, inspired by the Tibetan home of the sixth Panchen Lama but having a roof leafed with a ton of gold), Putuozongchengmiao (the Small Potala Temple, copied from Lhasa's Potala Palace) and the Puning Temple with its huge, gilded statue of Guanyin, a female Buddha noted for her compassion; Bishushanzhuang, the imperial gardens, lakes and palaces in Chengde, including the Refreshing Mist-Veiled Waters Pavilion and Wanshuyuan (the Garden of Ten Thousand Trees); Wanlichangcheng (the Great Wall of China), restored sections of which are at Badaling and Mutianyu; the beautiful Yuyuan Garden with ponds, rockeries and the Hall of Ten Thousand Flowers, in Shanghai's Old City; the historic Peace Hotel (once the Cathay Hotel), still with its 1930s jazz band, at the corner of Zhongshan and Nanjing roads, Shanghai; the Hunan Provincial Museum in Changsha, with fascinating displays including the well preserved mummy of an aristocratic lady; and the Shanghai Museum with four floors of fascinating exhibits, are a few of the attractions and sights of China.