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Shanghai is fast and tough, so bring good shoes and a lot of patience. Don't expect the grandeur of ancient sights, as you would in Beijing, but rather relish the small details like exquisitely designed Art Deco buildings or laid-back caf├ęs. Shanghai hides her gems well, so it's important to be observant and look up and around. The crowds of people and the constant change can make travelers weary, so take advantage of the wide range of eateries and benches on which to take a break.