Shanghai's "magic capital" comes from Japan. The word "magic capital" has become one of the nicknames of Shanghai since the 1920s and 1930s. Until today, it has been used to describe Shanghai's lost world.
After traveling to Shanghai, the Japanese writer thought that Shanghai at that time had formed various strange phenomena because of the mutual penetration and conflict between the concession and the county seat, which made it have a "magic nature" different from other cities, so it was called "magic capital ".
Einstein's visit to Shanghai
Shanghai Street View in the 1930s
The people of Shanghai celebrate the victory of the War of Resistance
Advertising in Shanghai in the 1940s