While Shanghai is a rapidly developing metropolis, there are areas such as Wu Kang Road that offer an insight into the old world charm of the city. Located in the Xuhui district, this relatively small road is a great place for a quiet and leisurely stroll; as you wander along Wu Kang Road which is lined with ‘Wutong’ trees, you will pass many fascinating houses and old villas that showcase French and Spanish design styles. There are also newly constructed Spanish style villas in the area which add to the overall allure of Wu Kang Road. Travellers in search of hotel rooms in Shanghai that offer the very best in contemporary comforts and conveniences can stay at The Langham, Xintiandi, Shanghai. This Shanghai luxury hotel offers easy access to the myriad of shopping options available on Huai Hai Road as well as to the business district.