Shanghai Cafe wishes you a comfortable stay in your Gengzhuang hotel. The famous and/or historic hotels of the world are major destinations in their own right. The PuLi Hotel and Spa in Shanghai, the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Hong Kong, the Sofitel Rio de Janeiro Copacabana, the historic Convento do Carmo Hotel in Salvador, Brazil, the Queen Mary in Long Beach, the Royal Tulip Rio de Janeiro and the Campo Bahia Resort in Bahia, Brazil. are internationally renowned hotels.
Sightseeing in China
A glimpse of life in old Shanghai in the Old City, where narrow streets and small, old-fashioned dwellings still exist; the Temple of the Town Gods, the site of fairs since the 15th century, in Shanghai; the Imperial Palace Museum (the Forbidden City), overlooked by the ancient man-made hills of Jingshan Park, in Beijing; the 1930s mock Tudor, art deco and Gothic mansions and villas in Shanghai's old French Quarter; Bishushanzhuang, the imperial gardens, lakes and palaces in Chengde, including the Refreshing Mist-Veiled Waters Pavilion and Wanshuyuan (the Garden of Ten Thousand Trees); 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; the Lushan Temple, with its ancient yew tree, in Changsha; and Wanlichangcheng (the Great Wall of China), restored sections of which are at Badaling and Mutianyu, are a few of the attractions and sights of China.