Shanghai Expo Tickets and Discounts

Shanghai Expo tickets and discounts were available for individuals and groups for the 2010 event.

Shanghai Expo tickets ranged in price depending on what type of admission you wanted.

Expo ticket prices started at 90 yuan for one-day evening admission. They went up from there to 900 yuan for seven-day admission to the expo grounds.

Shanghai expo ticket discounts could be obtained in various ways. There were special prices for one-day admission to the Shanghai Expo, which dropped the ticket prices from 200 yuan to 120 yuan. These were available for the disabled, seniors, students with valid IDs, children, and Chinese military personnel on active duty.

If you visited the Shanghai Expo on a non-peak day, you could get a ticket for 160 yuan or a special discounted ticket for 100 yuan.

Shanghai Expo ticket discounts were also offered if you visited the expo over multiple days. Instead of buying day tickets, you could get a discount by purchasing a three-day pass for 400 yuan or a seven-day Shanghai Expo pass for 900 yuan.

If you only wanted to spend a little time at the expo, you could get a good discount with the 90-yuan evening ticket.

There were also group discounts for Shanghai Expo tickets. These must have been purchased in advance by an official group tour operator or travel agent.

Shanghai Expo 2010

Shanghai Expo 2010 dates: May 1, 2010 to October 31, 2010

The Shanghai Expo 2010 was one of the world’s major events of the year. Countries from all over the world set up pavilions at the Shanghai Expo that showcased the best of what their nation had to offer.

Architecture and design were emphasized at the pavilions, and famous firms from around the world contributed to their countries’ Shanghai Expo pavilions.

Important national monuments also made their way to the pavilions at the Shanghai Expo 2010. Not least among these was Denmark’s famous Little Mermaid statue from Copenhagen.

The Shanghai Expo attracted visitors from around the world, averaging over 400,000 visitors a day to the river-front expo grounds.

Visiting the Shanghai Expo 2010 could be done if you were traveling to Shanghai at the time. Shanghai Expo tickets ranged from 90 yuan for one-day evening admission to 900 yuan for seven-day admission.

Top Places to Visit in China

China is a huge country, and there is no shortage of places to visit in China. But if you have to go to just a few, there are some destinations in China that are a cut above the rest.

Here is my list of the top places to visit in China:

Chengdou
Chengdou is located in central China and is best known for being the place where you can see and hold pandas in China, but it is also a great place to visit apart from the animals.

Hong Kong
Unique in its colonial past, Hong Kong shows a different side of China and boasts of a culture of its own.

Shanghai
Shanghai’s amazing new architecture and design projects make it one of the top places to visit in China.

Beijing
From the Forbidden City to the famous 2008 Olympic stadiums, the capital of China is a bustling urban metropolis and one of the best places to visit in China.

The Great Wall of China
Famous as one of the wonders of the world, the Great Wall of China is a must see for anyone visiting China.