Shanghai, on China's central coast, situated on the estuary of Yangtze River, it is the countries biggest city and global financial hub. Its heart is a Bund, a famed waterfront promenade linked with colonial-era buildings. A futuristic skyline appears across the Huangpu River, including the iconic Shanghai Tower (632m). New skyscrapers and old Shikumen together draw the skyline of the city. Western customs and Chinese traditions intertwined and form the city's culture, making a visitor's stay memorable.