Find the best gay bars & dance clubs, gay saunas & massage spas, gay-rated hotels in shanghai. Shanghai one of the most vibrant, forward-looking and modern cities in china is also home to the countries biggest gay scene. While still much smaller than you might expect for a city of its size, the shanghai gay scene is finally flourishing after years of police harassment and state repression, and if you know where to look, you will find a burgeoning gay shanghai community. Shanghai is becoming one of the most vibrant cities in china. From what nighttours hears, it is relatively gay friendly too. Please help us informing us and your fellow visitors of this website by sending us info on gay clubs and bars. Eddys, shanghais first gay bar, opened in 1995 and moved to its current location in 2001. Erdingmu and the other first gay bars also opened in the early 1990s. The number of gay businesses and bars sharply increased by the late 1990s. Shanghai, china gay bars, cabaret, clubs, discos, drag shows, karaoke, queer nightlife and homosexual entertainment by utopia asia. But for now, shanghai has but a handful of gay hangouts, a small representation for a city its size. That said, the citys bar and club offerings have improved immensely since just 2006. Replacing the once slightly seedy, ubiquitously dark and smoky spaces are a new breed of stylish, creatively designed bars and lounges catering to shanghais ever-growing and the increasingly cosmopolitan gay. Gay-owned professional, licensed, english-speaking private tour guide to lgbt and lgbt-friendly activities, tours and transfers in shanghai and surrounding areas. Your personable guide shares interesting facts and answers questions about shanghais colorful history and culture, while ensuring that you have the best quality tour experience in the city. If theres a place where the government turns its head, it is shanghai. Home to the nations first gay pride celebrations in 2009, shanghais scene is open, sustained and flourishing.