What does a luxury hotel look like a century ago? Check The Astor House Hotel in Shanghai.
Founded in 1846, the Astor House Hotel is the the first modernized hotel in Shanghai. During its finest days, it was the no.1 choice for foreigners vising Shanghai. Famous visitors including Ulysses S. Grant, Bertrand Russell, Thomas F. Milliard, Edgar Snow and Helen Foster stayed here.
Follow Michelle Qiao to explore stories behind the architecture.