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Sheshan Observatory

Xishen Hill, Sheshan Town, Songjiang District, Shanghai 201600, China
+86 21 5765 1723
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Really amazing experience

If you are science lover, please visit this place. I really liked it specially old equipment and... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2017
Mahesh S
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Mumbai, India
Nice views

Once you are at the top, there are beautiful views and it is a nice place for photos, and... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
Clint A
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21 Oct 2017
“Really amazing experience”
2 Oct 2017
“Nice views ”
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Xishen Hill, Sheshan Town, Songjiang District, Shanghai 201600, China
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Reviewed October 21, 2017

If you are science lover, please visit this place. I really liked it specially old equipment and souvenir coin (copper, silver & gold).

Thank Mahesh S
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Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

Once you are at the top, there are beautiful views and it is a nice place for photos, and surprisingly very friendly staff.

Thank Clint A
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Reviewed February 18, 2017 via mobile

The building is in good condition and the devices are also good; the museum has everything explained with three languages (Chinese, English and French) and you can perceive the original mood

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Reviewed December 12, 2016

If you are already in Sheshan and climbing Sheshan hill (Shanghai's highest point) then you might as well stop in at this museum. If you like small museums, history or astronomy or taking a break after climbing up the hill in the hot or the...More

Thank Tamara S
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Reviewed May 12, 2016 via mobile

Located on the hillside of the Sheshan mountain (hill?), this is an attraction that can be combined easily with visiting the Sheshan Basilica (on the hilltop) and Sheshan Forest Park (in which the observatory/astrological museum is located). This is an ideal outing if you are...More

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Reviewed July 28, 2015

This is nowadays called Shanghai Astronomical Museum and provides interesting exhibition for the history of astronomical study in China. The old telescope is also nice & views from the observatory roof are very nice. Next door there is Catholic church too. Part of the museum...More

Thank Aki P
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Reviewed April 3, 2012

It's a nice walk to the observatory and only 12rmb to get in, but its full of rude Chinese tourists. Really, it isnt worth going.

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Reviewed February 13, 2012

But you do not need to spend too much time on the small hill with the cathedral. The standard of the cable car is low, the nearby restaurants terrible - but it is a nice stop on the way to other destinations in this area.

Thank KP-Shanghai
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