Shanghai: 10 Things to Do

6. Green Massage

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Traditional Chinese acupressure is not for the weak. This isn't some oil-slicked Swedish relaxation or even the passive yoga that characterizes Thai massage. Chinese acupressure is a little like China itself: You may be blinking back tears of pain, but ultimately, it's a rewarding experience. Green Massage (98 yuan for 45 minutes), behind Huaihai Park, offers an experience that's a few notches above the thousands of hole-in-the-wall massages parlors in Shanghai. At Green, there are proper massage tables, clean pajamas to change into, soothing woodwind music and scented candles. None of that changes the fact that your body will be entering the space between pleasure and pain. Enjoy.

  • 1. Green Massage
    58 Taicang Road, Luwan, Shanghai, China 200021; 86-(0)21-5386-0222 More Info

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