Sheshan National Holiday Resort
Sheshan National Holiday Resort has unique natural views and cultural interest.
Located in southwest Shanghai---Songjiang, which is the birthplace of the city's history and culture, Sheshan National Holiday Resort has unique natural views and cultural interest.
Sheshan National Forest Park includes:
East Sheshan Park
The main attractions in East Sheshan are the Bird Center, the Butterfly Garden, the Plant Fossil Forest and the Wonder Stone Cave. There is also a funicular for entertainment, which is called 'Sledge on Mock Skiing Land'. There is also a 22.4-meter-high (about 73 feet) tower on the south peak which is a wonderful place for tea drinking and sightseeing.
West Sheshan Park
The Church of Our Lady of Sheshan is the biggest church in Southeast Asia as well as the landmark architecture of Sheshan Mountain. The Sheshan Observatory is one of the earliest and largest observatories in China. The Astronomy Museum is a National Science Education Base.
Tianmashan (Heaven Horse Mountain) Park
Huzhu Pagoda on Tianmashan has a history of more than 900 years and is tilted at an angle of 6°51′52″, which surpasses the Leaning Tower of Pisa and makes it a wonderful site in Shanghai.
Shanghai Sheshan International Golf Club has international golf courses, eastern and western restaurants, a coffee house, a VIP dressing room, etc. The HSBC Golf Championship was held here in 2005.
Specialties and Activities
Sheshan is also famous for its bamboo shoots, honey peaches and Lan Tea. The Sheshan bamboo shoot was named 'Lan Sun (Orchid Shoot)' by Kang Xi (an emperor in the Qing Dynasty, because it smells like an orchid. Lan Tea is known as 'Shanghai Longjing Tea.'
Some activities are also held on Sheshan Mountain every year for visitors to participate in, such as the International Sand Sculpture Festival, Mountain Climbing on New Year's Day, Double Ninth Festival and Lan Sun Culture Festival.
Sand Sculpture Festival is held every September to November. Visitors may appreciate classic sand works during this time.
Address： 288 Linyin Xin Lu Songjiang district松江区佘山镇林荫新路288弄